World 7s Series top spot has changed hands once again with New Zealand now top of the log after four rounds of the competition.
The All Blacks sevens team earned second place in their home tournament and have 63 points. The USA, who have had back-to-back bronze finishes in the series this season, are in second place with 61 points.
Argentina, the Hamilton 7s champions, are in third place with 59 points and South Africa are in fourth place with 57 points.
Samoa, who were previously at the top of the standings, have dropped to fifth place with 55 points.
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Other teams in the top 10 include France (53 points), Australia (52 points), Fiji (50 points), Ireland (46 points), and Great Britain (25 points).
Uruguay have 21 points five above Spain and Kenya 7s. Kenya 7s have climbed to 13th on the log after picking seven points and are tied on points with Spain.
How will relegation be decided from the men’s Series 2023?
The 15th ranked core team based on accumulated Series points following the tenth round in Toulouse will be relegated. The teams ranked 12th, 13th and 14th at the end of Toulouse will enter a four-team relegation play-off together with the Challenger Series 2023 winners at the eleventh and final round of the Series in London.
The relegation play-off will be round-robin format with the top two teams then playing a final. The winner will become the 12th core team on the 2024 Series, while the other three teams will enter their respective Regional Sevens Championships in order to qualify for the 2024 World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series. The Challenger Series will continue to provide a pathway for teams to qualify for the World Rugby Sevens Series.