The ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic has seen the remaining men’s and women’s World Rugby Sevens Series season cancelled.
The scheduled tournaments in Langford (Canada), London, Paris, Singapore and Hong Kong will not now go ahead, bringing the 2020 Series to an early conclusion.
New Zealand have been awarded the men’s and women’s titles, as they were both top of the standings when the 2020 series came to a halt.
International Rugby Players Head of Legal and Player Welfare, David Quinlan said: “Players are naturally disappointed at today’s announcement, however given the circumstances of this pandemic, it’s the right decision for all concerned.
“We will continue to work with World Rugby on next season’s schedule so that players can focus on getting back on the pitch and preparing for an Olympic Games in 2021.”
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