The fifth round of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series takes place this weekend in Langford in Canada.
This year’s tournament will be will be the first event on the Series that includes New Zealand’s women since Sydney in February 2020. Mexico and Japan will also fill out the this stop and next weekend in Toulouse.
World Rugby Women’s Sevens Player of the Decade Woodman has had to wait even longer than her team-mates to play on the Series, her last appearance coming in Glendale in October 2018. Already the most prolific try-scorer in Series history, she heads to Langford just five tries short of becoming the first woman to touch down 200 times.
Australia currently leads the standings with 76 points, France has second place at 58 points, and Russia is in third with 56 points. Russia has been removed due to their country’s sanction over the war in Ukraine and their series points will be reduced on a pro-rated basis. USA sits in fourth place with 45 points and Ireland is in fifth with 42 points.
Can’t make it to Langford this weekend? Watch the event in the USA on Peacock: For a limited time — stream Peacock for just $1.99/mo for 12 months. Eligibility restrictions and terms apply or check the World Rugby ‘Where to Watch‘ page for other viewing options.
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