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HONG KONG SEVENS

Major League Rugby: Ninth Week – The season is mid-way for some teams and there remain many clubs that have a chance at the playoffs. NOLA Gold and RUNY are 6-1 with the former ahead 31-28 counting bonus points.

Standings to-date:

NOLA 6-1         31 points

RUNY 6-1        28

Seattle 5-2       25

Glend, 3-2-2     23

S,Diego 4-2-1    22

Toront 3-4         17

Houst. 2-5        10

Utah    1-4-1      8

Austin 0-8         4

Weekend Schedule with Match Times and TV:

Saturday          3/30     RUNY at Austin          2 p.m. ET        CBSN

Saturday          3/30     Toronto at Utah          4 p.m. ET        ESPN+, GameTV, KMYO

Saturday          3/30     NOLA at Glendale      9 p.m. ET        www.9news.com

Sunday            3/31     SD at Seattle                8 p.m. ET        ESPN+, FoxSD, Root Sports

Honk Kong Sevens: Preview- The granddaddy of all the circuit sevens events started in 1974 in Hong Kong. The tournament returns for its 44th year. The action begins April 5th, with advanced rounds on Saturday and Sunday. In addition, there is an HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Qualifier to select a new, 12th squad for the 2019/2020 season.

Men’s Pools

A: South Africa, Samoa, Scotland, Japan

B: France, Argentina, Canada, Portugal

C: Fiji, NZ, Australia, Kenya

D. USA, England, Wales, Spain

Women’s Qualifier Pools

A: Japan, Belgium, Scotland, Mexico

B: Kenya, Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong, Uruguay

C: Brazil, Argentina, Kazakhstan, Poland