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The county

Home to rulers, conquerors, revolutionaries, and modern-day innovators, Sussex has seen many great pioneers and disruptors pass through its historic lands

 

In this great tradition, we bring you the Sussex 7s Series – an annual competition where teams from across the county compete in a multi-event league, accumulating points each round, to be crowned the best rugby 7s team at the Grand Final

The premier pathway for local talent to be identified by International 7s Teams and Unions – this is the place to discover the next global superstar, a stone’s throw away from their home club

Stars from Sussex

Many notable international rugby 7s players started their rugby careers in Sussex including

 

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Tom Mitchell (East Grinstead, TeamGB 7s)

Jess Breach (Pulborough, England XV & 7s)

Tom Bowen (Lewes, England 7s)

Amy Wilson-Hardy (Worthing, TeamGB 7s)

...and more!

Will you spot the next 7s star at the Sussex 7s Series?

The series

16 rugby 7s teams (8 male and 8 female) battle it out during several legs of intense competition – as music, entertainment, and wonderful food, combine to create great family-friendly outdoor events

Each host venue will welcome rugby fans and newcomers to the sport, sharing their club’s history and uniqueness – providing fun, a friendly atmosphere, and memorable experiences for the competition and its guests

Who will win the inaugural Sussex 7s Series and emerge as heroes in 2024?

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Field and Ball

“Pulborough RFC has a long history over the years with Sussex 7s … so we are very pleased to be part of this exciting competition and collaborate with the ongoing growth of the game”

 

Alex Steele, President, Pulborough RFC

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The vision

The 7s scene in the UK has grown exponentially, with new teams and competitions added to the calendar each summer season

However, many of these events are one-offs, expensive for players to play in, and do not provide equal opportunities for women

This series is the first of its kind in England: a ring-fenced rugby competition for county eligible players, that's free for teams to play in, which provides consistency, an elite selection pathway, and a sustainable model for each host club

Support the Series and support rugby in Sussex!

Ticket Prices

Support grass-roots rugby (and have fun doing it!)

The Sussex 7s Series is FREE to attend to watch the rugby as a spectator - giving you a great day out among rugby fans in the local community

Want that bit more? The VIParty area is where the party begins, as live music, entertainment, and exclusive benefits gives you that festival feeling (without breaking the bank!)

Ticket revenue gets re-invested into the Series, so you know that you're helping to grow the game for future generations of local talent

Early-Bird offers start at £15 (£35 'on-the-door') so get the best deals while you can!

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