Once a Sir, always a Sir!

7 SIRS is an invitational rugby team founded 2011 by the Associazione Sportiva Svizzera Italiana Rugby Sevens (AS SIRS) in Lugano (Switzerland). The aim of the association is to promote rugby and especially rugby sevens an its values like fairness, respect and friendship.

Players of 7 SIRS are professional and non-professional rugby players from all around the world (see chapter “Players”). Each year the 7 SIRS take part to several tournaments, till now especially in Europe.

Besides that, the AS SIRS are active on promoting rugby sevens offering stages for players and rugby camps for kids.

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Alberto Stival (since 2011)

Director of Rugby

Gianfranco Viola (since 2011)

Director of Communications

Mattia Sacchi (since 2020)

Team Manager

William Cheyne (since 2019)

Senior Advisor​

Orazio Arancio (since 2021)

Events and special projects

​Elena Faresin (since 2017)

Delegate ARSI

​Giovanni Tancredi (since 2019)


Andrea Frei (since 2011)

Main sponsor
Technical partner

Valori Asset Management

Gladiatore Sport

Contact us

Tel. +41(0)78 893 17 61