7s Premier League

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7s Premier League
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2013 7s Premier League
7s Premier League logo.jpg
7s Premier League logo
Sport Rugby union
Inaugural season 2012
No. of teams 12
Country  South Africa
Venue(s) Outeniqua Park, George
Most recent
champion(s)
Samurai Sevens
Most titles 1
Sponsor(s) NBM Group
Official website http://www.sevenspremierleague.co.za

The 7s Premier League (known as the NBM 7s Premier League for sponsorship reasons) is an annual rugby union sevens competition in South Africa. It is organised by the South Western Districts Rugby Union and is contested in December at Outeniqua Park, George and is an attempt to emulate the Indian Premier League cricket tournament.[1]

Teams[edit]

The following teams took part in the 7s Premier League competitions to date:[2]

7s Premier League teams
Team Name 2012 2013
Blue Bulls 6th N/A
Boland Cavaliers 8th N/A
Eye of the Tiger N/A 10th
Free State Cheetahs 2nd 11th
(joint)
Kaizer Chiefs 7th 7th
(joint)
Kenya Shujaa N/A 3rd
Leopards N/A 9th
(Bowl Winners)
Lions 9th
(Bowl Winners)
N/A
Living Ball 5th
(Plate Winners)
5th
(Plate Winners)
Masakhane Old Boys N/A 11th
(joint)
Mighty Mohicans 12th N/A
Sharks 4th 6th
NBM All Stars 3rd N/A
Samurai Sevens 1st
(Cup Winners)
1st
(Cup Winners)
SWD Eagles N/A 4th
Unlimited Titans N/A 2nd
Vikings 11th N/A
Western Province 10th 7th
(joint)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "George welcomes 7s Premier League". blitzbokke.com. 2012-02-15. Retrieved 2012-05-08. 
  2. ^ "7s Premier League - Teams". 7s Premier League. Archived from the original on 4 July 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 

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