World Rugby has announced mens schedule for the 2018/19 HSBC World Sevens circuit set to get underway in November 2018.
The series starts after the completion of the 2018 Rugby Sevens World Cup which is scheduled for 20-22 July in San Fransisco, USA.
Ahead of the new season,Russia has been relegated after a disastrous campaign with Japan replacing them as a core side.
Action gets underway on the weekend of 30 November- 1 December in the United Arab Emirates with the Dubai 7s as has been the norm.
South Africa’s Cape Town City plays host to the second leg on 8-9 December before the circuit takes a festive break.
Hamilton 7s in New Zealand will then take centre stage on 26-27 January 2019 with action climaxing with the Paris leg on 1-2 June 2019.
South Africa are the series holders having won back to back titles during the 2016/17 and 2017/18 seasons.