WP Score Sevens Fever is running high, and women’s rugby development continues

With last week’s start of this year’s WP Score Club Sevens, the action is set to continue this weekend. With forty teams in three regions and six pools in action last weekend, it was again a spectacle of WP Club Rugby Sevens at Goodwood and Kraaifontein.

This year sees the top two teams from each pool in regions one and two, and the top three from each pool in region three, advancing to the finals to ultimately culminate in the traditional Shield, Bowl, Plate, and Cup finals of the WP Score Club Rugby Sevens, with playoffs for teams who finish third in their pools in region one and two.

As always, all of the teams were decked out in their own custom-designed jerseys as the participants annually have the opportunity to get their hands on a set of subsidized kits kindly manufactured by CTC Sports.

Last week saw former champions Hands and Heart and Bellville end on the top of the pile in Pool A in regions 1, NTK and Tygerberg tops in Pool B region 1, Helderberg and Kuil River ended one and two in Region two Pool A, St Georges and Durbel Region two pool B while in region three it’s Hamilton’s, Collegians, and SK Walmers in Pool A and Hamlets, False Bay Busy Bees in Pool B.

This weekend provides a last bite at the apple as a number of clubs are still in close contention. The action starts in Kraaifontein at 12:30 as last year’s champions Tygerberg face Elsies River United, and Hamediehs take on Bishop Lavis.

The fixtures for the WP Score Club Sevens get going in Goodwood at 13:00 with an unbeaten False Bay against also unbeaten Busy Bees while Hamlets, who are top of the log in their pool, face Goodwood, which has an obvious home ground advantage.

This week will see playoffs for region one and two for the teams who end in position three in their respective pools. The annual WP Score Club Sevens is a celebration of club rugby action and again sees some of the regional clubs take on the role of giant killers in an amazing entertaining atmosphere. All members are encouraged to choose the venue nearest them and come to support their favourite team on what promises to be a weekend with perfect rugby weather.

Next week sees us host yet another World Rugby level one fifteens course at Newlands, exclusively for women. The course already has a significant amount of registration, and we still expect even more. As WP Rugby, we have prioritized the development of Women’s rugby, and the course entries are evidence of the interest and that the model of dedicated courses works well.

We ask all our members to notify any women who might be interested in the course signup option and to pass on this link. Click here to sign up now.