Several rugby greats will be in Singapore this weekend as ‘Ambassadors’ for the Singapore Rugby Sevens, at the Singapore Sports Hub.
They are Fiji’s – Waisale Serevi, Australia’s – George Gregan, long-serving New Zealand Sevens captain – DJ Forbes, and Huriana Manuel – the New Zealand Black Ferns captain who led her team to the inaugural World Series title, and World Champions title – in 2013.
The organisers made the announcement yesterday, confirming that the quartet will be involved in several community events and clinics, to promote the sport of rugby sevens.
Huriana will be leading an all-girl coaching clinic, as part of the ‘HSBC’s global grassroots programme’, to nurture budding talent.
No stranger to the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens scene, Forbes will also be returning to the city state, and joining Huriana, Serevi and Gregan – to lead a “SportCares Clinic” on April 11th.
The six-time Sevens Series title winner – Forbes says, its always a wonderful feeling coming to Singapore, and he is excited to be part of the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens 2019.