Shujaa ends World 7s series in position 12

Kenya 7s rugby side Shujaa ended the season in the 12th position after World Rugby cancelled the remaining four legs of the World Sevens Series due to coronavirus pandemic.

In a statement by world Rugby, the end of the 2020 season, nations had played six out of ten rounds with the resigned Paul Feeney led had reached two Main Cup quarter-finals  Kenya accumulating 36 points from the six tournaments played.

The statement read: “Following a comprehensive consultation process, the remaining rounds of the women and men’s series 2020 in Langford, London, Paris, Singapore and Hong Kong have been cancelled due to the dynamic global nature of the Covid-19 pandemic, bringing the 2020 Series to an early conclusion.”

“The decision follows detailed and constructive dialogue with the host and participating unions and has been taken with the health and wellbeing of the rugby community and the wider public as top priority and in line with the relevant national government and public health authority advice,” the statement added.

WR chairman, Sir Bill Beaumont said: “While it is very disappointing for players, fans, organisers and everyone involved to have to cancel these events due to Covid-19, the health and wellbeing of the rugby community and wider society remains the number one priority.”

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