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2015 Hong Kong Sevens

2015 Hong Kong Sevens
Sevens World Series XVI
Host nation Hong Kong
Date 27–29 March 2015
Cup
Champions  Fiji
Runners-up  New Zealand
Third  South Africa
Plate
Champions  Australia
Runners-up  United States
Bowl
Champions  Scotland
Runners-up  France
Shield
Champions  Kenya
Runners-up  Japan
Tournament details
2014
2016

The 2015 Hong Kong Sevens is the 40th edition of the tournament and the sixth tournament of the 2014–15 Sevens World Series.

Contents

  • Format 1
  • Teams 2
    • Main Draw 2.1
    • World Series Qualifier 2.2
  • Match officials 3
  • Main Draw 4
    • Pool stage 4.1
      • Pool A 4.1.1
      • Pool B 4.1.2
      • Pool C 4.1.3
      • Pool D 4.1.4
    • Knockout stage 4.2
      • Shield 4.2.1
      • Bowl 4.2.2
      • Plate 4.2.3
      • Cup 4.2.4
  • World Series Qualifier 5
    • Pool stage 5.1
      • Pool E 5.1.1
      • Pool F 5.1.2
      • Pool G 5.1.3
    • Ranking matches 5.2
  • References 6
  • External Links 7

Format

As in the last tournament, there will be a main draw with the fifteen World Series core teams and one invited team, and a qualifying tournament featuring twelve teams, the winner of which will be given core status in the next series.

Teams

The teams confirmed for both the World Series and World Series Qualifier events at the 2015 Hong Kong Sevens are listed below:[1]

Main Draw

World Series Qualifier

Match officials

The match officials for the 2015 Wellington Sevens are as follows:[2]

Main Draw

The draw was announced on 16 February. All times UTC +08:00.[3]

Key to colours in group tables
Teams that advanced to the Cup quarterfinal

Pool stage

Pool A

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 Fiji 3 3 0 0 121 19 +102 9
 Samoa 3 2 0 1 65 62 +3 7
 Canada 3 1 0 2 47 81 -34 5
 Belgium 3 0 0 3 24 95 –71 3
27 March 2015
19:16
Canada  28–12  Belgium
Report

27 March 2015
20:44
Fiji  38–12  Samoa
Report

28 March 2015
13:24
Canada  19–24  Samoa
Report

28 March 2015
13:46
Fiji  38–7  Belgium
Report

28 March 2015
16:20
Samoa  29–5  Belgium
Report

28 March 2015
17:48
Fiji  45–0  Canada
Report

Pool B

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 New Zealand 3 2 1 0 64 36 +28 8
 Australia 3 2 0 1 59 24 +35 7
 Scotland 3 1 0 2 26 59 –33 5
 Portugal 3 0 1 2 41 71 –30 4
27 March 2015
18:54
Australia  33–5  Portugal
Report

27 March 2015
20:22
New Zealand  26–7  Scotland
Report

28 March 2015
12:40
Australia  21–5  Scotland
Report

28 March 2015
13:02
New Zealand  24–24  Portugal
Report

28 March 2015
15:58
Scotland  14–12  Portugal
Report

28 March 2015
17:26
New Zealand  14–5  Australia
Report

Pool C

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 South Africa 3 3 0 0 80 7 +73 9
 Argentina 3 2 0 1 45 43 +2 7
 France 3 1 0 2 36 62 –26 5
 Japan 3 0 0 3 21 70 –49 3
27 March 2015
18:32
France  24–7  Japan
Report

27 March 2015
20:00
South Africa  24–0  Argentina
Report

28 March 2015
11:56
France  5–26  Argentina
Report

28 March 2015
12:18
South Africa  27–0  Japan
Report

28 March 2015
15:36
Argentina  19–14  Japan
Report

28 March 2015
17:04
South Africa  29-7  France
Report

Pool D

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 United States 3 2 1 0 82 47 +35 8
 England 3 2 1 0 64 47 +17 8
 Wales 3 1 0 2 50 78 –28 5
 Kenya 3 0 0 3 33 57 –24 3
27 March 2015
18:10
England  26–19  Wales
Report

27 March 2015
19:38
United States  21–14  Kenya
Report

28 March 2015
11:12
England  17–7  Kenya
Report

28 March 2015
11:34
United States  40–12  Wales
Report

28 March 2015
15:14
Kenya  12–19  Wales
Report

28 March 2015
16:42
United States  21–21  England
Report

Knockout stage

Shield

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
29 March 2014 – 09:30 – Hong Kong Stadium        
  Canada  21
29 March 2014 – 13:34 – Hong Kong Stadium
  Kenya  10  
  Kenya  21
29 March 2014 – 09:52 – Hong Kong Stadium
      Portugal  0  
  France  26
29 March 2014 – 17:00 – Hong Kong Stadium
  Portugal  14  
  Kenya  26
29 March 2014 – 10:14 – Hong Kong Stadium    
    Japan  7
  Wales  38
29 March 2014 – 13:56 – Hong Kong Stadium
  Belgium  7  
  Belgium  7
29 March 2014 – 10:36 – Hong Kong Stadium
      Japan  42  
  Scotland  28
  Japan  7  
 

Bowl

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
29 March 2014 – 09:30 – Hong Kong Stadium        
  Canada  21
29 March 2014 – 14:18 – Hong Kong Stadium
  Kenya  10  
  Canada  19
29 March 2014 – 09:52 – Hong Kong Stadium
      France  38  
  France  26
29 March 2014 – 17:30 – Hong Kong Stadium
  Portugal  14  
  France  5
29 March 2014 – 10:14 – Hong Kong Stadium    
    Scotland  26
  Wales  38
29 March 2014 – 14:40 – Hong Kong Stadium
  Belgium  7  
  Wales  0
29 March 2014 – 10:36 – Hong Kong Stadium
      Scotland  34  
  Scotland  28
  Japan  7  
 

Plate

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
29 March 2014 – 10:58 – Hong Kong Stadium        
  Fiji  14
29 March 2014 – 15:02 – Hong Kong Stadium
  England  12  
  England  7
29 March 2014 – 11:20 – Hong Kong Stadium
      Australia  12  
  South Africa  7
29 March 2014 – 18:00 – Hong Kong Stadium
  Australia  5  
  Australia  21
29 March 2014 – 11:42 – Hong Kong Stadium    
    United States  17
  United States  15
29 March 2014 – 15:24 – Hong Kong Stadium
  Samoa  26  
  United States  28
29 March 2014 – 11:42 – Hong Kong Stadium
      Argentina  7  
  New Zealand  31
  Argentina  21  
 

Cup

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
29 March 2014 – 10:58 – Hong Kong Stadium        
  Fiji  14
29 March 2014 – 15:46 – Hong Kong Stadium
  England  12  
  Fiji  21
29 March 2014 – 11:20 – Hong Kong Stadium
      South Africa  15  
  South Africa  7
29 March 2014 – 19:00 – Hong Kong Stadium
  Australia  5  
  Fiji  33
29 March 2014 – 11:42 – Hong Kong Stadium    
    New Zealand  19
  United States  15
29 March 2014 – 16:08 – Hong Kong Stadium
  Samoa  26  
  Samoa  14 Third place
29 March 2014 – 11:42 – Hong Kong Stadium
      New Zealand  15   29 March 2014 – 18:30 – Hong Kong Stadium
  New Zealand  31
  South Africa  26
  Argentina  21  
  Samoa  5
 

World Series Qualifier

The draw was announced on 16 February.[4]

Key to colours in group tables
Teams that advance to the Qualifier quarterfinal

Pool stage

Pool E

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 Hong Kong 3 2 0 1 69 29 +40 7
 Brazil 3 2 0 1 57 36 +21 7
 Uruguay 3 2 0 1 42 26 +16 7
 Mexico 3 0 0 3 15 92 –77 3
27 March 2015
14:28
Uruguay  21–0  Mexico

27 March 2015
14:50
Hong Kong  12–17  Brazil

27 March 2015
16:40
Uruguay  14–7  Brazil

27 March 2015
17:02
Hong Kong  38–5  Mexico

28 March 2015
09:44
Brazil  33–10  Mexico

28 March 2015
10:50
Hong Kong  19–7  Uruguay

Pool F

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 Papua New Guinea 3 3 0 0 66 36 +30 9
 Russia 3 2 0 1 57 38 +19 7
 South Korea 3 1 0 2 47 42 +5 5
 Tunisia 3 0 0 3 12 66 –54 3
27 March 2015
13:44
Papua New Guinea  19–0  Tunisia

27 March 2015
14:06
Russia  14–7  South Korea

27 March 2015
15:56
Papua New Guinea  21–19  South Korea

27 March 2015
16:18
Russia  26–5  Tunisia

28 March 2015
09:22
South Korea  21–7  Tunisia

28 March 2015
10:28
Russia  17–26  Papua New Guinea

Pool G

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 Spain 3 3 0 0 87 10 +76 9
 Zimbabwe 3 2 0 1 77 10 +67 7
 Tonga 3 1 0 2 41 92 –51 5
 Guyana 3 0 0 3 29 122 –93 3
27 March 2015
13:00
Zimbabwe  36–0  Guyana

27 March 2015
13:22
Spain  27–5  Tonga

27 March 2015
15:12
Zimbabwe  41–0  Tonga

27 March 2015
15:34
Spain  50–5  Guyana

28 March 2015
09:00
Tonga  36–24  Guyana

28 March 2015
10:06
Spain  10–0  Zimbabwe

Ranking matches

Qualifier Quarterfinals Qualifier Semifinals Qualifier Final
                   
28 March 2014 – 18:10 – Hong Kong Stadium        
  Papua New Guinea  38
29 March – 12:26 – Hong Kong Stadium
  Uruguay  10  
  Papua New Guinea  7
28 March 2014 – 18:32 – Hong Kong Stadium
      Russia  26  
  Hong Kong  0
29 March – 16:30 – Hong Kong Stadium
  Russia  24  
  Russia  22
28 March 2014 – 18:54 – Hong Kong Stadium    
    Zimbabwe  19
  Zimbabwe  21
29 March – 12:48 – Hong Kong Stadium
  Brazil  14  
  Zimbabwe  24
28 March 2014 – 19:16 – Hong Kong Stadium
      Spain  14  
  Spain  47
  South Korea  7  
 

References

  1. ^ "Teams confirmed for World Series and World Series Qualifier". 23 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Referees to 30 March 2015
  3. ^ "Pools declared for Hong Kong Sevens". worldrugby.org. 16 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Pools declared for Hong Kong Sevens". worldrugby.org. 16 February 2015. 

External Links

  • IRB Official Site
  • Tournament Official Site
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