Match officials announced for RWC 7s
24 April, 2018, 1:53 pm
In the women’s event, the nine officials are Alhambra Nievas (Spain), Joy Neville (Ireland), Sara Cox (England), Adam Jones (Wales), Ben Crouse (South Africa), Sakurako Kawasaki (Japan), Hollie Davidson (Scotland), Rebecca Mahoney (New Zealand), Beatrice Benvenuti (Italy).
World Rugby’s High Performance Sevens Referees Manager Paddy O’Brien said: “The Rugby World Cup Sevens only comes around once in every four years and is a major highlight of the rugby sevens calendar. Just like the players, our team of highly experienced match officials are preparing themselves both mentally and physically, ready to play their part in what is destined to be an outstanding showcase of rugby sevens in an iconic venue.”
Over 60,000 tickets have already been sold for the tournament. The match schedule is due to be announced soon. Fiji is seeded second in the tourney behind South Africa.