- Asia Rugby announced the schedule for its second international rugby 7s tournament of 2021
- The upcoming tournament will be contested among five (men and women) West Asian teams
- Host Qatar Rugby Federation will be joined by UAE, Iran, Lebanon and debutant Palestine in the men’s fixture
- Women’s competition will comprise of host Qatar, UAE, Syria, Iran and first-time entrant Iraq
- Asia Rugby’s Training and Education activities will continue to be virtual, hybrid and face to face, ensuring a safe ‘Return to Play’
After the success of the Asia Rugby U18 Girls Rugby 7s Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan last month, Asia Rugby is back with another international fixture for West Asia. The West Asia Rugby 7s trophy 2021 will be held in Doha, Qatar on the 8-9th of October.
Hosted by the Qatar Rugby Federation, four teams other than the hosts in both men and women, have confirmed their participation. While the tournament will feature UAE, Iran, Lebanon and Palestine along with the host team in the men’s tournament, the women’s tournament is set to witness participation from the likes of Qatar, UAE, Syria, Iran and Iraq. Palestine and Iraq will mark their international debut, respectively, at the West Asia rugby 7s trophy tournament.
The West Asia Rugby 7s Trophy promises to be exciting as the tournament is scheduled to be kicked off by two debutants in their respective categories. Asia Rugby is proud to announce the inclusion of Palestine and Iraq into Asia Rugby’s international calendar.
Their participation and the Asia Rugby Live streaming of all matches will promote the sport and inspire a future generation of rugby players from the interiors of West Asia.
After ensuring a successful ‘Return to Play’ with their first international tournament last month, Asia Rugby will continue to conduct online and face to face Training and Education courses during the West Asia 7s Trophy tournament.
Asia Rugby tournament dates can be viewed at the updated Asia Rugby Calendar 2021 here: Calendar 2021
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