Participating Countries

    Women's

    5 Pre-Qualified from Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018
    New Zealand
    France
    Australia
    USA
    South Africa (hosts)
    11 will qualify via Regional Tournaments

    Men's

    8 Pre-Qualified from Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018
    New Zealand
    England
    South Africa (hosts)
    Fiji
    Argentina
    USA
    France
    Scotland
    16 will qualify via Regional Tournaments

    JUL 2022

    Rugby Europe Sevens Championships

    The event will take place on July 16 and 17 in the Arc of Triumf Stadium in Bucharest.

    Rugby Europe

    Women's sevens qualifiers for RWC Sevens 2022

    Spain Highest ranked non-qualified team
    England Highest ranked non-qualified team
    Poland Highest ranked non-qualified team
    Ireland Highest ranked non-qualified team

    Men's sevens qualifiers for RWC Sevens 2022

    Wales Highest ranked non-qualified team
    Germany Highest ranked non-qualified team
    Portugal Highest ranked non-qualified team
    Ireland Highest ranked non-qualified team

    23 - 24 & 29 - 30 APR 2022

    Rugby Africa Sevens Championship

    One women’s team and three men’s teams from Africa will qualify for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022, through the Rugby Africa Sevens Championship in April. Kampala, Uganda will host the men’s teams between 23-24 April, and Jemmal the women’s teams between 29-30 April.

    Rugby Africa

    Women's sevens qualifiers for RWC Sevens 2022

    Madagascar Highest ranked non-qualified team

    Men's sevens qualifiers for RWC Sevens 2022

    Uganda Highest ranked non-qualified team
    Zimbabwe Highest ranked non-qualified team
    Kenya Highest ranked non-qualified team

    23 - 24 APR 2022

    Rugby Americas North Super Sevens

    Between 23-24 April, Nassau will host the Rugby America North Super Sevens qualifying tournament. The tournament will decide which three teams – two men’s, one women’s – qualify for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 from the region.

    RAN

    Women's sevens qualifiers for RWC Sevens 2022

    Canada Highest ranked non-qualified team

    Men's sevens qualifiers for RWC Sevens 2022

    Canada Highest ranked non-qualified team
    Jamaica Highest ranked non-qualified team

    19-20 NOV 2021

    Asia Rugby Sevens Series

    Eight men’s and eight women’s teams compete in Dubai to be crowned champions of Asia and qualify for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022.

    ASIA RUGBY

    Women's sevens qualifiers for RWC Sevens 2022

    Japan Highest ranked non-qualified team
    China Highest ranked non-qualified team

    Men's sevens qualifiers for RWC Sevens 2022

    Hong Kong Highest ranked non-qualified team
    Korea Highest ranked non-qualified team

    12-28 NOV 2021

    Sudamérica Rugby Sevens

    The Sudamérica women's Sevens took place on 12-13 November 2021 at the Carrasco Polo Club in Montevideo, Uruguay and qualified two teams for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022. The men's Rugby World Cup Sevens qualifier took place in Costa Rica on 27-28 November and also qualified two teams.

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    Women's sevens qualifiers for RWC Sevens 2022

    Brazil Highest ranked non-qualified team
    Colombia Highest ranked non-qualified team

    Men's sevens qualifiers for RWC Sevens 2022

    Uruguay Highest ranked non-qualified team
    Chile Highest ranked non-qualified team

    Oceania Rugby Sevens Championships

    The Oceania Rugby men’s and women's Sevens Championships will qualify three women's teams and one men's team for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022. With New Zealand and Australia women already qualified Fiji will start as women's favourites, while in the men's competition World Series regulars Australia and Samoa will take on the likes of Tonga for one remaining place.

    Oceania Rugby

    Women's sevens qualifiers for RWC Sevens 2022

    Fiji Highest ranked non-qualified team

    Men's sevens qualifiers for RWC Sevens 2022

    Australia Highest ranked non-qualified team
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