World Sevens heads to Sydney as ARU confirms commitment to sport

by Sam Ryan - Australia’s leg of the World Rugby Sevens series will be played at Sydney’s Allianz Stadium for the next two years in a huge boost for the short form of the game in Australia. After a number of disappointing years on the Gold Coast, the move is expected to the popular within rugby circles. “We are thrilled to be able to bring Rugby Sevens to Sydney. We truly believe that Sydney has the potential to match the excitement surrounding tournaments like Hong Kong, Twickenham and Wellington in terms of event experience and crowd numbers,” ARU CEO Bill Pulver said. “There is little doubt the area in and around Moore Park lends itself to Rugby Sevens.” The announcement comes just a day after the ARU’s General Manager of Pathways and Performance, Ben Whitaker, confirmed the governing bodies comm
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