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What an atroucious tournament! Absoultely terrible attendance for a World Championship. Plus the weather didn't coorporate either!

Who decided at the IRB to award this tournament to Russia? Horrible decsion. And what were the Russian organizers thinking? They must have known

ahead of time how much interest they could garner! The IRB should have awarded this Rugby 7 WC either to Hong Kong or the USA. I feel sorry for the


OUCH!!!! :(

The IRB wanted to take the Sevens format off the 'beaten track' so to speak to give exposure to this exciting format of the rugby game. This is the perfect idea to grow Rugby without the $$$$ risk of a full Rugby World Cup event that takes over a month to complete. Prehaps the stadium was too big but at least Russia made the effort.

Hong Kong is the home of Sevens, can't really send it there...and the USA, the most likely host of the 2017 event if the IRB retains it after the Olympics would probably leave it out in the Nevada desert.

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