8 core team in 7s Series
3 January 2017 – The first ever 3 series for National 7s is set to take place this March. Much are anticipate from the even with the introduction of series should set the nation to have a much bigger pool of 7s players.
8 teams will be the core teams for the series in Men category. The selection of the team is based on their performance in the last edition of National 7s in Ipoh, Perak.
The 8 core teams:
6. Kuala Lumpur
8. Negeri Sembilan
The first series in Melaka will also saw the addition of 4 more invitational teams. However, this 4 teams will not take part in Johor.
The final series in Ipoh will see the most team as the 8 core team will compete against another 10 teams which wish to qualify as the core team in 2019. It will be interesting to see minnow go against the national powerhouse such as Kelantan, Perak, Kedah, and Sabah.
There is still no news on the list of the team for the women category. All the 3 series will have women category and we expect to see more team fight for the title in 2018 edition.
The last series in Ipoh will see the introduction of another new category. With women development in sight, the Union is set to introduce the Women Under 20 for the very first time in Ipoh.
Kelantan Under 20 will be hoping to retain the Under 20 title the won in 2017 in Ipoh. It will be another great final series in Ipoh as they set to have 4 categories, one more from last year edition.