Singapore 7s a hit with World Rugby

Fans in the south stand of the Hong Kong Stadium singing in unison during the Hong Kong leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series earlier this month. World Rugby chief executive Brett Gosper says the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens has the potential to match
Fans in the south stand of the Hong Kong Stadium singing in unison during the Hong Kong leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series earlier this month. World Rugby chief executive Brett Gosper says the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens has the potential to match the Hong Kong Sevens.PHOTO: REUTERS

Republic has potential to match HK 7s as top officials support bid for next four-year cycle

A state-of-the-art National Stadium, easy access and a carnival atmosphere to wow rugby fans.

These are some of the key factors that will boost Singapore's bid to keep the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series here beyond 2019.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 20, 2018, with the headline 'Singapore 7s a hit with World Rugby'. Print Edition | Subscribe