An outstanding field of eight teams will contest the Premier menís event at the Serevi Vancouver International Rugby 7s tournament July 21 at Burnabyís Swangard Stadium.
The field is led by Seattle‐based Serevi Selects, who will have in their lineup the two men considered the greatest sevens players of all‐time, Waisale Serevi of Fiji and guest player Ben Gollings of England.
Gollings is the all‐time points scorer in rugby sevens with 2,652 points in 70 tournaments, surpassing Sereviís former record of 1,310 points.
The rest of the field for the tournament is impressive, too.
FIJI WARDENS: 2011 Fiji Coral Coast 7s champions.
CAYMAN ISLANDS: The Maples national rugby sevens from Cayman.
OPSB: Seattle‐based USA rugby super league West conference champions, five time USA national 7s club champions.
WINGS FIJIAN SELECT: Former and present members of Fijian national team.
SOUTH SEAS: From Vancouver Island, comprising native players from Tonga and Samoa.
EDMONTON: Strong club side from Alberta.
GLOBAL LIGHTHOUSE: Burnaby Lake team, winners of 2011 BC 7s series and the tournamentís sentimental favorites.
The tournament, presented by WINGS restaurants and pubs, starts at 10 a.m. with gates opening at 9 a.m. Ticket information is available at vancouverinternationalsevens.com. Meanwhile, both Serevi and Gollings will be guest coaches at the Serevi Youth camp July 20 at Capilano Rugby Club in West Vancouver. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 13 and up. The camp runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and registration is available at www.serevirugby.com
All participants will receive two complimentary tickets to the Serevi Vancouver International Rugby 7s tournament. MEDIA CONTACT: Brian Pound firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Serevi Vancouver International 7s, an annual premier International sevens sport festival that hosts international teams from across the world. The event includes family festival, multi‐cultural exhibitions, after parties, live entertainment an ethnic food fair and a family fun zone.
WINGS restaurants and pubs and Hilton Vancouver Metrotown are the official headquarters for the tournament.
For more information visit www.vancouverinternationalsevens.com