New Zealand beat England in the final to become the first team in history to win back-to-back World Cup Sevens crowns.
Mascots "Ren" and "G" are inspired by "shishi," the mythical lion-like figure that features in Japan's new year celebrations and kabuki theatre
The tournament will feature Fiji, Tonga,Samoa and Qatar in Doha
They beat St Sylvesters 3-1 in the final at the Doha Rugby Football Centre
It is the first time England have reached the final in 22 years
The match will kick off at 7pm at Doha Rugby Football Centre
The Qatar Rugby Federation is organising the reformatted domestic competition
Qatar National Club Rugby Championship got underway last weekend
DANIEL Mathews top-scored with 16 points to guide the Philippines to a 41-7 win over Thailand in the Asia Sevens Trophy final at the Aspire ground last week.
QATAR coach Usaia Biumaiwai exuded confidence that their fifth-place finish, after a 24-10 play-off victory against Iran at the Aspire ground last week, would boost the national team and help the sport grow in the country.
HOSTS Qatar will take on the Philippines and Nepal on the opening day of the Asia Sevens Trophy at the Aspire ground on Friday.
Qatar will face the Philippines and Nepal on the opening day on March 3.
DOHA Rugby Football Centre defeated Abu Dhabi Harlequins 29-16 in the West Asia Premiership clash in Abu Dhabi last week.
THE Asia Rugby Sevens Trophy will be held at the Aspire ground on March 3 and 4.
The Qatar Rugby Federation (QRF) will host Beach Touch Rugby Challenge in association with Woqod and Katara cultural village on the National Sports Day on February 14.