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Seven Reasons Rugby 7’s Will Be The Olympic Event of The Year

Rugby sevens is one the fastest growing sports in the world right now, and rightfully so.
The game will be showcased at the Rio Olympics for the first time later this year and is likely to be a big hit with those who’ve never been lucky enough to be exposed to the game.

1. Easy to follow.
For the most part, rugby sevens is pretty easy to understand. There are seven players on the field for each team, with seven-minute halves.

2. Big Hits…as always in rugby
Ouch.

3. Amazing tries
Sevens is a game all about entertainment and scoring great, great tries.

4. Big names
Both Sonny Bill Williams and Bryan Habana will be in action among countless other world renowned players. 


5. Serious Tekkers

6. Fancy dress
Why go to watch some sport in a team jersey or a nice shirt when you can dress up like a legoman or dinosaur. 

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7. The history of the game.

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8. Most importantly, Rugby players do some crazy things!
You have to be a special kind of crazy to play rugby.