World Rugby announced today that the United States has won the bid for the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens. World Rugby accepted a bid put forth by USA Rugby to host the tournament, with matches to be played in both San Francisco and San Jose, California.
World Rugby Chairman Bernard Lapasset said: “Rugby Sevens continues to go from strength to strength, proving a hit with fans, broadcasters and sponsors around the globe with its winning blend of compelling and competitive action, global destinations and festival atmosphere.
“Rugby World Cup Sevens is at the heart of the success story and we are delighted to be awarding these prestigious hosting rights to USA Rugby after a competitive process.
“I am sure that San Francisco, with its major event experience and passion for sport, will be a popular and spectacular Rugby World Cup Sevens host.”
It has been announced that matches for the…
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