The Cape Town Sevens will take place on the weekend of 12 and 13 December.
World Rugby on Tuesday confirmed the Cape Town dates in a schedule featuring iconic locations which now also includes Sydney, Paris, Singapore and Vancouver as other new venues on the circuit.
The Cape Town Sevens will be the second leg of the global tour – filling its traditional slot in early December, a week after the Series opener in Dubai.
Tickets for the event will go on sale on Tuesday, 4 August, through Computicket outlets. Details of prices and initiatives such as a family stand will be released at a ticket launch in due course.
2015-16 World Rugby Sevens Series schedule:
Dubai: 3-4 December
Cape Town: 12-13 December
Wellington: 30-31 January
Sydney: 6-7 February
Las Vegas: 4, 5, 6 March
Vancouver: 12-13 March
Hong Kong: 8-10 April
Singapore: 16-17 April
Paris: 14-15 May
London: 20-22 May
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