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9 – 10 DECEMBER, 2023


Exciting news reverberates through the world of rugby as World Rugby announces a dynamic overhaul of its Sevens Series format, with Cape Town playing a pivotal role. The 2023 edition marks the impressive seventh occasion that the illustrious HSBC Sevens Series graces the Mother City. This December, Cape Town stands tall among eight esteemed host cities, eagerly welcoming the HSBC Sevens festivals. With the tournaments sporting an invigorating new look, 12 formidable men’s and women’s teams will vie for the ultimate honour, treating enthusiasts to an exhilarating fusion of sport, music, gastronomy and immersive encounters.

Save the dates – December 9th and 10th, 2023 – as Cape Town Sevens steps into the spotlight, this time commanding the renowned DHL Stadium. Applauded for delivering an unparalleled live experience across South Africa, the Cape Town Sevens clinched the esteemed Best Live Experience accolade at the Sports Industry Awards on two separate occasions. A fixture in the Mother City for eight illustrious years, the tournament has magnetised an astonishing 650 000 fervent spectators, infusing over R3 billion into Cape Town’s economic landscape. Notably, the event’s impact stretches beyond the field, having generated more than 2 000 jobs during its prior iteration in December 2022.

“Cape Town’s inclusion in the revitalised Sevens Series is a monumental achievement. The Cape Town Sevens has been a beacon event within our city for almost a decade, consistently drawing record-breaking attendance and offering a premier live experience for spectators,” beams a proud representative.

Alderman JP Smith, Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, underscores the City of Cape Town’s unwavering support for the event’s journey from Gqeberha to Cape Town. Smith emphasises the city’s eagerness to perpetuate the partnership with organisers, ensuring an electrifying and unforgettable experience for all attendees. Click here now for more information and to book your tickets.

For those visiting Cape Town in December for this prestigious sporting event and looking for convenient and great accommodation, choose The Heriot Apartments. Nestled in the heart of Cape Town, our accommodations offer a perfect blend of comfort and convenience. Unwind in modern rooms while relishing stunning city views that inspire relaxation. With our prime location close to the action, you’ll find The Heriot Apartments to be the ideal place to enjoy your stay in Cape Town. Click here now to make your booking.

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