Brunei 7s, Brunei Rugby will be competing in the Asia Rugby Sevens Trophy in Singapore from 4th till 5th August 2018. Brunei will be in Pool C together with Singapore, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Laos. Other national teams that will compete in this tournament are Thailand, Iran, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, UAE, Jordan, Nepal and Indonesia.
The winner of this tournament will be promoted in the Asia Rugby 7s Series, where they will compete in a 3 series tournament against the elite teams of Asia 7s Rugby, such as Japan, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Korea, Philippines, Taiwan and China. Hong Kong will host the 1st of these series followed by Korea and the finale in Sri Lanka between early September to Mid October 2018.
Meanwhile, Brunei Rugby has signed a 2-year sponsorship deal with Tackle Asia Sdn Bhd, a Malaysian company that produces high-quality rugby and other jerseys.
Tackle Asia rugby jerseys have been used by Rugby clubs in United Kingdom, New Zealand, Japan, Australia, Fiji, Germany, India and Egypt. They were also the official jersey producers for Malaysia and Indonesia National Rugby teams. Brunei Rugby is now been inducted into the exclusive club of TEAM TACKLE.
This trip is made possible by the kind grant, sponsorship and support from Asia Rugby, Tackle Asia Sdn Bhd, Omnisports International Sdn Bhd, Fitness zone and Ministry Culture Youth and Sports.
The National team will be flying to Singapore on 3rd August and will be back on 6th August 2018.
Manager: Mr. Syahwal Nizam bin Hj Yani
Coach: Mr. Rosmie bin Janadie
Physio: Mr. Mukesh Asudo Punjabi
Brunei 7s Squad
1 AK MUHD AMMARANIQ DHIYAUDDIN B. PG OMARALI (Knights RFC)
2 LIM SHEN QUAN (Knights RFC)
3 MUHD AMIRUL SALIHIN BIN JUFRI (Knights RFC)
4 MOHAMMAD FAIZAL BIN AHMAD (Knights RFC )
5 MUHAMMAD ABDUL WAFI BIN MAHMUS (Knights RFC)
6 AHMAD ABILLAH THANE BIN MD KHAIRUL AMIN (UBD Sharks )
7 AK MUHAMMAD ABDEL HAKEEM BIN PG HJ RUNA (UBD Sharks )
8 AHMAD DANISH BIN AHMAD SHUKOR (UBD Sharks )
9 MOHAMMAD FARID HANIFF BIN MOHMMAD MURAD (UBD Sharks )
10 ZAHIRUL GHAZI BIN JOMARI (Captain) (Vipers RFC )
11 MD HAZIQ SYUKRI BIN HJ ZAINIDI (Vipers RFC )
12 HADI SAFWAN BIN HJ ISA (Vipers RFC)