The second leg of the Rugby Europe Women’s Sevens Grand Prix Series took place on 1-2 September 2018 at the Central Stadium (2a Tashayak St.) in Kazan. The strongest women's teams of Europe got together in the capital of Tatarstan to compete for the champion title. 6 international and 20 national referees officiated the event.
For the fourth time in its history, Kazan played host to one of the legs of the Rugby Europe Women’s Sevens Grand Prix Series. The championships were hosted earlier in the capital of Tatarstan in 2015, 2016, and 2017.
Teams of 12 countries met during the second leg of the European Championships: Russia, France, Scotland, Germany, Spain, Poland, Wales, Belgium, England, Ireland, Italy, and Portugal. The first leg of the tournament had been held in late June - early July in France. The host team had claimed the crown in this leg. Russia had settled for the second place. Currently, these two teams are the main favourites of the series.
The organizers of the tournament were the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation, Rugby Union of Russia, and Ministry of Sport of Tatarstan.
Team Russia won the gold medals of the second leg of the Rugby Europe Women’s Sevens Grand Prix Series. The French squad settled for silver. The rugby players from Scotland took the third place.
Detailed results of the competition are available here.