The Qantas Australian Women's Sevens team has reclaimed its position at the top of the IRB Women's World Series standings after defeating New Zealand 24-12 in a pulsating Cup Final in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The series heads to China, with the 50,000-seater Guangzhou University Town Stadium hosting the most talented Rugby Sevens players in the world from 5-6 April 2014.
From China, the competition then continues to Netherlands (Amsterdam) for the tournament's fifth and final leg before the finals, highlighting the IRB's vow to the ongoing growth and development of women's Rugby around the world.
IRB Women's Sevens World Series - Dates and Venues
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
28-29 November 2013
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
15-16 February 2014
Arena Barueri, São Paulo, Brazil
21-22 February 2014
Guangzhou University Town Stadium, Guangzhou, China
5-6 April 2014
National Rugby Centrum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
16-17 May 2014
The pool draw for the Netherlands Sevens has been confirmed for round seven of the HSBC Sevens World Series on 16-17 May 2014.
Australia has drawn the same pool as Russia, France and South Africa.
See below for the full Netherlands Sevens pool draw;
To view the complete Amsterdam Sevens fixture, click here.
Following the success of the competition’s inaugural year, uninterrupted action of all five rounds of the 2013/14 IRB Women’s Sevens World Series will be streamed live on wsws.irb.com.
With Women’s Rugby now one of the fastest-growing team sports in the world and, in 2016, the finest female players in the world will take their place alongside their male counterparts in Rio de Janeiro when Rugby returns to the Olympic Games summer programme. The international series is a key milestone in the ongoing development of both the competitive standards and the professionalism of the Women’s Game.