2024 Challenger Series – Montevideo: Schedule, Viewing Options, and Results – Mar 8-10

Get ready for the second round of the 2024 World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger! China’s women’s team leads the pack after an impressive performance in the opening round in Dubai back in January. The current standings are as follows: China holds the lead, followed by Kenya in second place, Argentina in third, Uganda in fourth, Belgium in fifth, Poland in sixth, Thailand in seventh, Czechia in eighth, Papua New Guinea in ninth, Hong Kong in tenth, Paraguay in eleventh, and Mexico in twelfth. With one last showdown awaiting in Germany this May, anticipation is at its peak.

In the women’s competition, front-runners China are geared up to face off against Poland, Czechia, and Paraguay in Pool A. Meanwhile, the Dubai runners-up, Kenya, will clash with Belgium, Papua New Guinea, and Hong Kong China in Pool B. Argentina, securing the bronze in Dubai, is all set to take on Uganda, Thailand, and Mexico in Pool C.

Following the Olympic Games format, this competition spans three rounds, with the top four men’s and women’s teams earning coveted spots in the promotion and relegation playoff at the HSBC SVNS 2024 Grand Final in Madrid. The expanded Challenger edition aims to boost global rugby sevens development, featuring representation from all six World Rugby regions. This clear path to promotion allows the top four men’s and women’s teams from the 2024 Challenger to secure their opportunity in the high-stakes relegation playoff at the SVNS Grand Final in Madrid on May 31 – June 2, 2024, competing against the teams ranked ninth to twelfth from HSBC SVNS 2024.

HSBC World Rugby Sevens Challenger 2024 dates:

Dubai, UAE – 12-14 January (men and women)
Montevideo, Uruguay – 8-10 March (men and women)
Krakow, Poland – 18-19 May  (women) 
Munich, Germany –18-19 May (men)


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Pool A

Pool B

Pool C

CzechiaHong KongMexico
PolandPapua New GuineaUganda

Schedule & Results


Time (CST)

Team 1


Team 2



3/8/248:30 AMUganda15Thailand5Pool Play
3/8/248:52 AMArgentina54Mexico0Pool Play
3/8/249:14 AMBelgium37Papua New Guinea5Pool Play
3/8/249:36 AMKenya0Hong Kong12Pool Play
3/8/249:58 AMPoland46Czechia0Pool Play
3/8/2410:20 AMChina29Paraguay5Pool Play
3/8/241:20 PMUganda48Mexico7Pool Play
3/8/241:42 PMArgentina10Thailand7Pool Play
3/8/242:04 PMBelgium24Hong Kong5Pool Play
3/8/242:26 PMKenya29Papua New Guinea12Pool Play
3/8/242:48 PMPoland32Paraguay5Pool Play
3/8/243:10 PMChina28Czechia15Pool Play
3/9/248:15 AMThailand38Mexico0Pool Play
3/9/248:37 AMArgentina21Uganda5Pool Play
3/9/248:59 AMPapua New Guinea14Hong Kong27Pool Play
3/9/249:21 AMKenya5Belgium22Pool Play
3/9/249:43 AMCzechia31Paraguay7Pool Play
3/9/2410:05 AMChina24Poland15Pool Play
3/9/241:05 PMPapua New Guinea5Paraguay199th/10th SF
3/9/241:27 PMCzechia29Mexico09th/10th SF
3/9/241:49 PMHong Kong17Uganda22Cup QF
3/9/242:11 PMChina24Kenya7Cup QF
3/9/242:33 PMArgentina26Poland17Cup QF
3/9/242:55 PMBelgium17Thailand5Cup QF
3/10/2411:15 AMPapua New Guinea12Mexico1911th/12th
3/10/2411:59 AMParaguay10Czechia79th/10th
3/10/2412:56 PMUganda10China26Cup SF
3/10/241:18 PMArgentina35Belgium5Cup SF
3/10/242:37 PMHong Kong27Kenya227th/8th
3/10/243:21 PMPoland28Thailand175th/6th
3/10/244:15 PMUganda12Belgium243rd/4th Final
3/10/245:05 PMChina38Argentina7Cup Final

Past Results

  • 2024 Dubai
  • 2023
  • 2022
  • 2021 – cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
  • 2020 – cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

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