This week, on June 22nd, during the BC Lions and Saskatchewan Roughriders game at Empire Field, the BC Lions is proudly showcasing the exciting sport of rugby sevens and supporting the Abbotsford International Sevens Event by hosting a half-time game between the Dog River Howlers and the Pacific Tyee -a select team of Canadian National Sevens Team Members. Phil Mack, Canada’s Sevens Player of the Year and National Team Captain, and the legendary Waisale Serevi, commonly referred to as the ‘King of Sevens’ will be joining in this historic game.
The Abbotsford International Sevens is a sport and entertainment festival complimented with exhibitions, live entertainment, renowned DJ’s, the Russell Club House, an ethnic food fair, a family fun zone and a week of after-parties.
The Abbotsford International Sevens will be taking place on July 23, 2011. For more information, visit http://www.abbotsfordsevens.com/ , follow @Abbotsford7s on Twitter or join their growing fanbase on Facebook.