Original Zealand were awarded the males’s and ladies’s World Sevens Series titles after the cancellation of the the relaxation rounds amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The All Blacks won three of six males’s rounds, with London, Paris, Singapore and Hong Kong tournaments known as off.
The Shadowy Ferns won four of the five finished rounds of the ladies’s sequence, nevertheless legs in Langford, Paris and Hong Kong were cancelled.
England finished fifth within the males’s standings, and eighth within the ladies’s.
In the males’s match, Ireland were 10th, Scotland 11th and Wales 15th, whereas Ireland’s ladies finished 10th.
“Whereas it is extraordinarily disappointing for gamers, fans, organisers and all people eager to prefer to extinguish these events as a result of the realm Covid-19 pandemic, the successfully being and wellbeing of the rugby neighborhood and wider society remains the no 1 priority,” acknowledged World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont.
“Rugby sevens is a key driver of world impart for our sport, particularly in rising nations, and it firmly remains a high priority for our organisation. As we birth to behold light on the tip of the tunnel, 2021 has capability to be a genuinely spirited year for rugby sevens with the Tokyo Olympic Games on the horizon.”
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