The Men's World Rugby Sevens touches down at London's Twickenham Stadium this weekend (28th - 29nd May 2022). The action kicks off with a blockbuster clash between Australia and New Zealand at 9.10am BST on Saturday morning. US rugby fans can stream every moment live with a Peacock 7-day free trial. Make sure you know how to watch a World Rugby Sevens live stream from wherever you are with a VPN.
The HSBC World Rugby 7s Series 2022 comprises nine men’s and six women’s rounds. This year's calendar has taken us to many of the usual stopovers plus three new cities (Malaga, Seville and Toulouse replace traditional hosts Australia and New Zealand).
So far, we've been treated to some stunning displays. On the men's side, defending champions South Africa blew away the competition early doors, but after a poor showing in Toulouse last week, have dropped to second in the table. Can new leaders Argentina extend their two point lead at Twickers? Or will South African return to the top?
After the London Sevens is done and dusted, it's onto the final leg of the competition in sunny Los Angeles (27-28 August).
Rugby fans in the US can watch free with a Peacock 7-day trial (opens in new tab) but make sure you know how to get a free World Rugby Sevens live stream from where you are.
World Rugby Sevens free live stream
In the US, the World Rugby Sevens 2022 airs live on NBC Sports. No cable? Cordcutters can stream the action live on Peacock TV – and new users get a 7-day free trial (opens in new tab).
Outside the US at the minute? You'll to use a use a VPN to access your Peacock TV account from abroad (opens in new tab). Scroll down for full details.
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Watch the World Rugby Sevens 2022, plus live Premier League football, with NBC's streaming service. Subscription to the ad-supported version is just $5 a month thereafter and you can cancel anytime.
You can also watch a World Rugby Sevens live stream online within the official match centre and official app.
Watch World Rugby Sevens live stream from anywhere using a VPN
Even if you have subscribed to the relevant World Rugby Sevens rights holders, you won't be able to access them when outside your own country. The service will know your location based on your IP address, and will automatically block your access.
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) helps you get around this obstacle. VPNs are a doddle to use and create a private connection between your device and the internet. All the information passing back and forth is entirely encrypted.
There are many VPN providers out there, with some more reliable and safe than others. As a rule, we’d suggest a paid-for service such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) which offers a 100 percent risk-free money back guarantee. If you're not happy with the service any time within the first 30 days, then you can cancel with no penalties at all.
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How to use a VPN to watch World Rugby Sevens
Using a VPN is incredibly simple.
1. Install the VPN of your choice. ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) is the one we recommend.
2. Open up the VPN app and choose the location of the service you wish to access. For the World Rugby Sevens 2022, you may wish to choose 'US' for Peacock TV.
3. Then head over to Peacock (opens in new tab) on your browser or device and enjoy the World Rugby Sevens live stream.
Watch a World Rugby Sevens live stream in the UK
Sky Sports has you covered for the World Rugby Sevens 2022.
Watch the World Rugby Sevens live stream in Australia
You can watch all the World Rugby Sevens Series live on beinSports, which you'll find on streaming service Kayo.
A Kayo subscription costs from AU$25 a month but new users get a 14-day free trial (opens in new tab).
Don't forget, you'll need to use a VPN (opens in new tab) to watch Kayo if you're stuck outside Oz.
World Rugby Sevens 2022 | Free 14-day Kayo trial
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World Rugby Sevens 2022 calendar
Men's London – 28-29 May 2022
Men's Los Angeles – 27-28 Aug 2022
World Rugby Sevens London match schedule
Friday 20th May 2022
Match 1 South Africa 7s vs Ireland 7s
Match 2 Samoa 7s vs Spain 7s
Match 3 New Zealand 7s vs Scotland 7s
Match 4 Australia 7s vs USA 7s
Match 5 England 7s vs Canada 7s
Match 6 Argentina 7s vs Japan 7s
Match 7 France 7s vs Wales 7s
Match 8 Fiji 7s vs Kenya 7s
Match 9 South Africa 7s vs Spain 7s
Match 10 Samoa 7s vs Ireland 7s
Match 11 New Zealand 7s vs USA 7s
Match 12 Australia 7s vs Scotland 7s
Saturday 21st May 2022
Match 13 England 7s vs Japan 7s
Match 14 Argentina 7s vs Canada 7s
Match 15 France 7s vs Kenya 7s
Match 16 Fiji 7s vs Wales 7s
Match 17 Ireland 7s vs Spain 7s
Match 18 Samoa 7s vs South Africa 7s
Match 19 Scotland 7s vs USA 7s
Match 20 Australia 7s vs New Zealand 7s
Match 21 Canada 7s vs Japan 7s
Match 22 Argentina 7s vs England 7s
Match 23 Wales 7s vs Kenya 7s
Match 24 Fiji 7s vs France 7s
Match 25, 26, 27, 28
9th Place Quarter Final
Match 29, 30, 31, 32
Cup Quarter Finals
Match 33, 34
13th Place Semi Final
Match 35, 36
9th Place Semi Final
Match 37, 38
5th Place Semi Final
Match 39, 40
Cup Semi Finals
13th Place Play-Off
9th Place Play-Off
5th Place Play-Off
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