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2015 London Sevens

 

2015 London Sevens

2015 London Sevens
Sevens World Series XVI
Host nation England
Date 16–17 May 2015
Cup
Champions  United States
Runners-up  Australia
Third  Fiji
Plate
Champions  New Zealand
Runners-up  South Africa
Bowl
Champions  Kenya
Runners-up  Argentina
Shield
Champions  Japan
Runners-up  France
Tournament details
Matches played 45
2014
2016 →

The 2015 London Sevens was the ninth and final tournament within the 2014–15 Sevens World Series. This edition of the London Sevens was held over the weekend of 16–17 May 2015 at Twickenham in London.

The most notable headline from this event was the first-ever overall tournament victory by the United States.[1] The overall series crown was secured by Fiji when they defeated South Africa in the Cup quarter-finals.[2]

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
  • Scoring 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Format

The teams were drawn into four pools of four teams each. Each team will play the all the others in their pool once. The top two teams from each pool advance to the Cup/Plate brackets. The bottom two teams go into the Bowl/Shield brackets.

Teams

The pools and schedule were announced on 10 April 2015.[3][4]

Pool Stage

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 81 45 +36 9
 Canada 3 2 0 1 57 50 +7 7
 Samoa 3 1 0 2 45 53 -8 5
 Argentina 3 0 0 3 34 69 -35 3
16 May 2016
09:44
Canada  17–14  Samoa

16 May 2015
10:06
Fiji  24–19  Argentina

16 May 2015
12:50
Canada  26–5  Argentina

16 May 2015
13:12
Fiji  26–12  Samoa

16 May 2015
15:56
Argentina  10–19  Samoa

16 May 2015
16:18
Fiji  31–14  Canada

Pool B

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 New Zealand 3 3 0 0 88 24 +64 9
 Australia 3 2 0 1 70 38 +32 7
 Wales 3 1 0 2 38 78 -40 5
 Japan 3 0 0 3 35 91 -56 3
16 May 2015
10:28
Australia  41–0  Japan

16 May 2015
10:50
New Zealand  38–0  Wales

16 May 2015
13:34
Australia  19–14  Wales

16 May 2015
13:56
New Zealand  26–14  Japan

16 May 2015
16:40
Wales  24–21  Japan

16 May 2015
17:02
New Zealand  24–10  Australia

Pool C

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 Scotland 3 3 0 0 67 45 +22 9
 England 3 2 0 1 115 29 +86 7
 Kenya 3 1 0 2 31 80 -49 5
 Brazil 3 0 0 3 35 94 -59 3
16 May 2015
11:12
Scotland  19–14  Brazil

16 May 2015
11:34
England  40–0  Kenya

16 May 2015
14:18
Scotland  26–12  Kenya

16 May 2015
14:40
England  56–7  Brazil

16 May 2015
17:24
Kenya  19–14  Brazil

16 May 2015
17:46
England  19–22  Scotland

Pool D

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 United States 3 3 0 0 73 43 +30 9
 South Africa 3 2 0 1 59 28 +31 7
 France 3 1 0 2 52 71 -19 5
 Portugal 3 0 0 3 31 73 -42 3
16 May 2015
09:00
South Africa  19–0  Portugal

16 May 2015
09:22
United States  24–19  France

16 May 2015
12:06
South Africa  28–7  France

16 May 2015
12:28
United States  28–12  Portugal

16 May 2015
15:12
France  26–19  Portugal

16 May 2015
15:34
United States  21–12  South Africa

Knockout stage

Shield

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
17 May 2015 – 09:00 – Twickenham        
  Samoa  33
17 May 2015 – 12:06 – Twickenham
  Portugal  14  
  Portugal  21
17 May 2015 – 09:22 – Twickenham
      Japan  26  
  Kenya  24
17 May 2015 – 15:22 – Twickenham
  Japan  12  
  Japan  21
17 May 2015 – 09:44 – Twickenham    
    France  19
  France  14
17 May 2015 – 12:28 – Twickenham
  Argentina  17  
  France  35
17 May 2015 – 10:06 – Twickenham
      Brazil  12  
  Wales  29
  Brazil  0  
 

Bowl

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
17 May 2015 – 09:00 – Twickenham        
  Samoa  33
17 May 2015 – 12:50 – Twickenham
  Portugal  14  
  Samoa  7
17 May 2015 – 09:22 – Twickenham
      Kenya  38  
  Kenya  24
17 May 2015 – 15:47 – Twickenham
  Japan  12  
  Kenya  26
17 May 2015 – 09:44 – Twickenham    
    Argentina  12
  France  14
17 May 2015 – 13:12 – Twickenham
  Argentina  17  
  Argentina  26
17 May 2015 – 10:06 – Twickenham
      Wales  14  
  Wales  29
  Brazil  0  
 

Plate

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
17 May 2015 – 10:28 – Twickenham        
  Fiji  19
17 May 2015 – 13:34 – Twickenham
  South Africa  7  
  South Africa  31
17 May 2015 – 10:50 – Twickenham
      Scotland  7  
  Scotland  19
17 May 2015 – 16:12 – Twickenham
  Australia  31  
  South Africa  14
17 May 2015 – 11:12 – Twickenham    
    New Zealand  26
  United States  29
17 May 2015 – 13:56 – Twickenham
  Canada  10  
  Canada  15
17 May 2015 – 11:34 – Twickenham
      New Zealand  33  
  New Zealand  17
  England  21  
 

Cup

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
17 May 2015 – 10:28 – Twickenham        
  Fiji  19
17 May 2015 – 14:18 – Twickenham
  South Africa  7  
  Fiji  7
17 May 2015 – 10:50 – Twickenham
      Australia  33  
  Scotland  19
17 May 2015 – 17:02 – Twickenham
  Australia  31  
  Australia  22
17 May 2015 – 11:12 – Twickenham    
    United States  45
  United States  29
17 May 2015 – 14:40 – Twickenham
  Canada  10  
  United States  43 Third place
17 May 2015 – 11:34 – Twickenham
      England  12   17 May 2015 – 16:37 – Twickenham
  New Zealand  17
  Fiji  26
  England  21  
  England  12
 

Scoring

Rank Player Tries
1 Billy Odhiambo 7
1 Rieko Ioane 7
1 Madison Hughes 7
4 Perry Baker 6
4 Nicholas Malouf 6
4 Sherwin Stowers 6

Source: WR website

References

  1. ^ Hamilton, Tom (17 May 2015). "USA make history at Twickenham with first World Rugby Series tournament win".  
  2. ^ "Fiji secure second World Series title after victory over South Africa".  
  3. ^ "2014/15 HSBC Sevens World Series - London: Fixtures". Fiji Live. 10 May 2015. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Leaders Fiji in tough London 7s pool". Fiji Live. 10 May 2015. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 

External links

  • Official website
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