The Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 will kick off on Friday 9 September 2022 at the DHL Stadium in Cape Town.
24 teams that will feature in the men’s tournament are South Africa, Argentina, England, Fiji, France, New Zealand, Scotland, USA, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Hong Kong, Korea, Australia, Samoa, Tonga, Chile, Uruguay, Canada, Jamaica, Germany, Ireland, Portugal and Wales.
The RWC Sevens 2022 will begin on September 9 when Ireland takes on Portugal for a chance to play England in the round of 16.
Following that, Canada will face Zimbabwe, with the winner facing France.
Canada will then face Zimbabwe, with the winner playing France, before Samoa face Uganda for the chance to play the USA and Scotland take on Jamaica with a round-of-16 match against defending champions New Zealand the prize.
Kenya 7s have been drawn to play Tonga, for a chance to face Argentina, before Wales and Korea meet for the right to take on Australia in the round of 16. Hong Kong will then play Uruguay with the winner facing Fiji before Germany play Chile for the right to face South Africa in the final match of day one.
World Cup day 2
Day two begins at 08:15 local time with the men’s Bowl quarter-finals, before the men’s and women’s Challenge quarter-finals take place.
The women’s and men’s Championship quarter-finals will get underway at 19:07 local time.
The Bowl and Challenge competitions will be concluded at the beginning of day three, while the Championship Cup fifth-place semi-finals will get underway at 10:18 local time.
At 12:07 the first women’s Championship semi-final will kick off followed by the first men’s Championship semi-final.
The women’s and men’s Championship Bronze finals will be held from 19:01 local time, with the women’s match taking place first.
Just over an hour later, at 20:17 local time (GMT+2) the women’s Championship final will kick off, followed by the men’s Championship final at 20:54 local time.
Here are the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 Finals squads:
Kenya 7s squad for 2022 Rugby World Cup:
Nelson Oyoo (captain), Collins Injera, Billy Odhiambo, William Ambaka, Samuel Oliech, Herman Humwa,Jeff Oluoch, Johnstone Olindi, Tony Omondi, Vincent Onyala, Kevin Wekesa, Edmund Anya
Fiji 7s 2022 Rugby Sevens World Cup Squad:
Josua Vakurunabili, Josefa Talacolo, Jerry Matana, Sevuloni Mocenacagi, Elia Canakaivata, Iosefo Masi, Jerry Tuwai, Filipo Bukayaro, Filipe Sauturaga, Waisea Nacuqu, Kaminieli Rasaku, Vuiviyawa Naduvalo, Sireli Maqala
South Africa Sevens squad:
Cecil Afrika, Ronald Brown, Angelo Davids, Selvyn Davids, Muller du Plessis, Christie Grobbelaar, Sako Makata, James Murphy, Mfundo Ndhlovu, Ryan Oosthuizen, JC Pretorius, Siviwe Soyizwapi (captain), Impi Visser, Shaun Williams
England 7s squad:
Jamie Adamson, Api Bavadra, Jamie Barden, Tom Bowen, Alex Davis (C), Tom Emery, Will Homer, Charlton Kerr, Tom Mitchell, Calum Randle, Freddie Roddick, Ethan Waddleton
All Blacks Sevens team
Kurt Baker, Dylan Collier, Scott Curry, Sam Dickson, co-captain, Moses Leo, Ngarohi McGarvey-Black, Sione Molia, Tone Ng Shiu, Amanaki Nicole, Lewis Ormond, Akuila Rokolisoa, Brady Rush, Caleb Tangitau, Regan Ware,
Samoa Sevens squad
Melani Matavao (co-captain), Va’afauese Apelu Maliko (co-captain), Vaovasa Afa Su’a (co-captain), Paul Eti Slatter, Neueli Leitufia, Motu Opetai, Owen Niue, Paul Scanlan, Steve Onosa’i, Uaina Sione, Levi Milford, Taunu’u Niulevaea, and Malolo Luteru.
Ireland 7s squad:
Jordan Conroy, Sean Cribbin, Billy Dardis (Captain)Jack Kelly, Terry Kennedy, Hugo Lennox, Matt McDonald, Harry McNulty, Bryan Mollen, Chay Mullins, Mark Roche, Andrew Smith
Wales Sevens Rugby World Cup squad
Luke Treharne, Iestyn Rees, Morgan Sieniawski, Chris Smith, Tom Brown, Owen Jenkins, Callum Carson, Iwan Pyrs Jones, Morgan Williams, Cole Swannack, Kane Teear-Bourge, Ewan Rosser
Japan Sevens Squad
Yume OHKURODA, Fumiko OHTAKE, Mei OHTANI, Marin KAJIKI, Mifuyu KOIDE, Chiaki SAEGUSA, Michiyo SUDA, Chiharu NAKAMURA, Hana NAGATA, Atecayumi BATIVAKALOLO, Wakaba HARA, Yume HIRANO, Sakura MIZUTANI
Zimbabwe 7s Cheetahs squad for Rugby World Cup Sevens:
Kudzai Mashawi (captain), Godfrey Magaramombe, Vuyani Dhlomo, Munopa Muneta, Tapiwa Mulenga, Jafnos Chiwanza, Carlos Matematema, Ryan Musumhi, Shingirai Katsvere, Sam Phiri, Munesu Muneta, Nigel Tinarwo
France 7s squad:
Hong Kong 7s for World Cup Sevens
Russ WEBB (co-captain) Seb BRIEN (co-captain), Salom YIU Kam-shing, Michael COVERDALE, Cado LEE Ka-to, Alessandro NARDONI, Hugo STILES, Harry SAYERS, Max DENMARK, Liam DOHERTY, Pierce MACKINLAY-WEST, Callum MCCULLOUGH, James CHRISTIE
Korea 7s squad for World Cup Sevens:
Park Wan Yong- Captain Kim Gwong Min, Kim Hyun Soo, Chang Yong Heung, Jang Jeong Min, Kim Nam Uk, Lee Geon, Lee Jin Kyu, Jeong Yeon Sik, Kim Yo Han, Yoo Jae Hyuk, Kim Yong Hwi, Choi Seong Deok, Park Woo Bin, Kim Chan Ju
Argentina 7s squad:
DE LA VEGA Joaquín, FRAGA Agustín, GONZÁLEZ Luciano, ISGRÓ Rodrigo, LAVAYÉN Alejo, MONETA Marcos, OSADCZUK Matías, REVOL Gastón (captain), ROSSETTO Franco, SCHULZ Germán, VERA FELD Santiago, WADE Tobías
Canada Men’s 7s squad:
Anton Ngongo, Jake Thiel, Thomas Isherwood, Phil Berna, Alex Russell, Josiah Morra, Brock Webster, Matthew Oworu, D’Shawn Bowen, Lachlan Kratz, Elias Ergas, Ciaran Breen
Scotland 7s squad for Rugby World Cup Sevens
Jamie Farndale (captain), Kaleem Barreto, Finn Callaghan, Reiss Cullen, Matt Davidson, Harvey Elms, Lee Jones, Paddy Kelly, Freddie Owsley, Aaron Purewal, Femi Sofolarin, Callum Young
Uganda Men’s Sevens squad for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022:
Michael Wokorach (captain), Ian Munyani (vice-captain), Desire Ayera, Aaron Ofoywroth, Adrian Kasito, Timothy Kisiga, Philip Wokorach, Alex Aturinda, Ivan Otema, Karim Arinaitwe, Nobert Okeny, William Nkore.
Australia 7s squad for Rugby World Cup
Henry Hutchison, Billy Meakes, Corey Toole, Dietrich Roache, James Turner, Henry Paterson, Josh Turner, Matt Gonzalez, Stu Dunbar, Nick Malouf (c), Maurice Longbottom, Nathan Lawson, Ben Marr
Germany Rugby 7s squad:
Carlos Soteras Merz, Fabian Heimpel, Tim Lichtenberg, Bastian van der Bosch, Philip Gleitze, Chris Umeh, Samuel Rainger, Niklas Koch, Ben Ellermann, Jack Hunt, Howard Packman, Maximilian Calitz