The touring team kicked themselves into Silver in the 2016 Asian Rugby 7's In Chennai India and Dubai.
With 9 wins over the two weekend series.
Matches were against India. U.A.E. Bangladesh. Lebanon. Thailand. Nepal. Syria. Indonesia . Chinese Taipei.
This tournament acts as another stepping stone for the PRFU. Volcanoes to prepare for the official 2017 SEA Games to be held in Malaysia.The Volcanoes will be looking to defend their gold medal in April at the South East Asia 7’s in Singapore.
The Volcanoes will be seeded against the top teams in South East Asia playing alongside Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.
A back-to-back gold medal will be targeted to ensure Philippine Rugby stays number one in South East Asia.
The Volcanoes will also play in the 15 a side rugby code, the more traditional version of the game at the Asia Rugby Championships on May 8, 11 and 14 in Kuala Lumpur.
The national team has a strong history in this format being crowned Division 4, Division 3, Division 2 and Division 1 champions in successive years. They are looking to reclaim the Division 1 title in 2016
Rugby now growing as a important sport in the Philippines for all ages in both women and men. Starting from it's introduction to schools and thanks to a good following with growing support and sponsorship.