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2015 Japan Sevens

 

2015 Japan Sevens

2015 Japan Sevens
Sevens World Series XVI
Host nation Japan
Date 4–5 April 2015
Cup
Champions  England
Runners-up  South Africa
Third  Fiji
Plate
Champions  New Zealand
Runners-up  Scotland
Bowl
Champions  United States
Runners-up  Australia
Shield
Champions  Portugal
Runners-up  Argentina
Tournament details
Matches played 45
Top try scorer Carlin Isles
2014

The 2015 Japan Sevens was held on 4–5 April 2015. It was the fourth edition of the tournament and the seventh instalment of the 2014–15 Sevens World Series.

Contents

  • Format 1
  • Teams 2
  • Pool Stage 3
    • Pool A 3.1
    • Pool B 3.2
    • Pool C 3.3
    • Pool D 3.4
  • Knockout stage 4
    • Shield 4.1
    • Bowl 4.2
    • Plate 4.3
    • Cup 4.4
  • Player scoring 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Format

The teams were drawn into four pools of four teams each. Each team played everyone in their pool one time. The top two teams from each pool advanced to the Cup/Plate brackets. The bottom two teams from each group went to the Bowl/Shield brackets.

Teams

The 16 participating teams are:

Pool Stage

The draw was made on 29 March 2015.

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

Pool A

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 Fiji 3 3 0 0 87 43 +44 9
 England 3 2 0 1 62 40 +22 7
 Wales 3 1 0 2 48 34 +14 5
 Hong Kong 3 0 0 3 19 99 –80 3
4 April 2015
10:00
Fiji  19–10  Wales
Report

4 April 2015
10:22
England  33–0  Hong Kong
Report

4 April 2015
13:18
Fiji  35–14  Hong Kong
Report

4 April 2015
13:40
England  10–7  Wales
Report

4 April 2015
17:30
Fiji  33–19  England
Report

4 April 2015
17:52
Wales  31–5  Hong Kong
Report

Pool B

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 New Zealand 3 2 0 1 78 26 +52 7
 Scotland 3 2 0 1 34 64 –30 7
 Australia 3 1 0 2 43 43 0 5
 Portugal 3 1 0 2 32 53 –21 5
4 April 2015
10:44
New Zealand  38–0  Scotland
Report

4 April 2015
11:06
Australia  10–12  Portugal
Report

4 April 2015
14:02
New Zealand  26–7  Portugal
Report

4 April 2015
14:24
Australia  14–17  Scotland
Report

4 April 2015
18:14
New Zealand  14–19  Australia
Report

4 April 2015
18:36
Scotland  17–12  Portugal
Report

Pool C

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 South Africa 3 3 0 0 79 22 +57 9
 Canada 3 1 0 2 47 61 –14 5
 Kenya 3 1 0 2 37 57 –20 5
 United States 3 1 0 2 42 65 –23 5
4 April 2015
11:28
South Africa  29–7  Canada
Report

4 April 2015
11:50
United States  5–27  Kenya
Report

4 April 2015
14:46
South Africa  26–0  Kenya
Report

4 April 2015
15:08
United States  22–14  Canada
Report

4 April 2015
18:58
South Africa  24–15  United States
Report

4 April 2015
19:20
Canada  26–10  Kenya
Report

Pool D

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 France 3 2 0 1 53 40 +13 7
 Japan 3 1 1 1 59 50 +9 6
 Samoa 3 1 1 1 52 64 –12 6
 Argentina 3 0 2 1 47 57 –10 5
4 April 2015
12:12
Samoa  14–12  France
Report

4 April 2015
12:34
Argentina  14–14  Japan
Report

4 April 2015
15:30
Samoa  12–26  Japan
Report

4 April 2015
15:52
Argentina  7–17  France
Report

4 April 2015
19:42
Samoa  26–26  Argentina
Report

4 April 2015
20:04
France  24–19  Japan
Report

Knockout stage

Shield

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
5 April 2015 – 09:52 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium        
  Wales  14
5 April 2015 – 13:10 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
  Argentina  7  
  Argentina  17
5 April 2015 – 10:14 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
      Kenya  12  
  Kenya  5
5 April 2015 – 16:06 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
  Australia  14  
  Argentina  7
5 April 2015 – 10:36 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium    
    Portugal  12
  Samoa  21
5 April 2015 – 13:32 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
  Hong Kong  0  
  Hong Kong  17
5 April 2015 – 10:58 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
      Portugal  19  
  Portugal  0
  United States  39  
 

Bowl

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
5 April 2015 – 09:52 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium        
  Wales  14
5 April 2015 – 13:54 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
  Argentina  7  
  Wales  12
5 April 2015 – 10:14 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
      Australia  17  
  Kenya  5
5 April 2015 – 16:35 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
  Australia  14  
  Australia  12
5 April 2015 – 10:36 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium    
    United States  17
  Samoa  21
5 April 2015 – 14:16 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
  Hong Kong  0  
  Samoa  5
5 April 2015 – 10:58 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
      United States  22  
  Portugal  0
  United States  39  
 

Plate

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
5 April 2015 – 11:20 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium        
  Fiji  41
5 April 2015 – 14:38 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
  Japan  5  
  Japan  5
5 April 2015 – 11:42 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
      Scotland  14  
  South Africa  22
5 April 2015 – 17:04 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
  Scotland  0  
  Scotland  14
5 April 2015 – 12:04 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium    
    New Zealand  21
  France  0
5 April 2015 – 15:00 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
  England  10  
  France  12
5 April 2015 – 12:26 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
      New Zealand  19  
  New Zealand  15
  Canada  19  
 

Cup

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
5 April 2015 – 11:20 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium        
  Fiji  41
5 April 2015 – 15:22 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
  Japan  5  
  Fiji  5
5 April 2015 – 11:42 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
      South Africa  7  
  South Africa  22
5 April 2015 – 18:00 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
  Scotland  0  
  South Africa  14
5 April 2015 – 12:04 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium    
    England  21
  France  0
5 April 2015 – 15:44 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
  England  10  
  England  14 Third place
5 April 2015 – 12:26 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
      Canada  5   5 April 2015 – 17:36 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
  New Zealand  15
  Fiji  21
  Canada  19  
  Canada  19
 

Player scoring

Player Tries
Carlin Isles 7
Sherwin Stowers 6
Josaia Raisuqe 5
Segundo Tuculet 5
(8 players tied) 4

Source: World Rugby

References

External links

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