For better or worse, the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens is back again this year. Think you’re a Sevens all-star? Take the quiz to find out, and then see how many of these answers did you get right.
1. Which two companies were the first to sponsor the tournament?
Answer: Rothmans’ Tobacco Company & Cathay Pacific
2. What year was the first-ever Rugby Sevens?
Answer: March 28, 1976
3. Which of these teams did NOT play in the first tournament?
4. How much did tickets cost to the first Rugby Sevens?
5. Which team has won the most Hong Kong Rugby Sevens titles?
6. How many cups has the Hong Kong team won at the Rugby Sevens?
7. When did the first women’s International Rugby Union Sevens take place?
8. What is the Leslie Williams Award for?
Answer: Best and Fairest Player
9. What is the Hong Kong Sevens Cup actually named?
Answer: The Gerry Forsgate Quaich
10. How many years has the Rugby Sevens been running in Hong Kong?