2003 Rugby World Cup – Americas qualification

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In qualification for the 2003 Rugby World Cup, a number of positions were available to Americas nations. Canada, Uruguay and the USA would eventually qualify.

Round 1 (North)[edit]

Winner (Trinidad and Tobago) qualified to Round 2.

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
20 November 2001 - Cayman Islands        
  Bermuda  Forfeit
22 November 2001 - Cayman Islands
  Saint Lucia  0  
  Bermuda  18
20 November 2001 - Cayman Islands
      Barbados  5  
  Barbados  25
24 November 2001 - Cayman Islands
  Bahamas  18  
  Trinidad and Tobago  23
20 November 2001 - Cayman Islands    
    Bermuda  12
  Cayman Islands  32
22 November 2001 - Cayman Islands
  Guyana  13  
  Trinidad and Tobago  12
20 November 2001 - Cayman Islands
      Cayman Islands  8  
  Trinidad and Tobago  51
  Jamaica  5  
 

Round 1 (South)[edit]

Valid also as 2001 South American Rugby Championship "B"

Winner (Brazil) qualified to Round 2.

Final Standings

Country GP W D L +/- Pts
 Brazil 3 3 0 0 +88 9
 Venezuela 3 2 0 1 +71 7
 Peru 3 1 0 2 -48 5
 Colombia 3 0 0 3 -111 3

Match Schedule

Date Match Venue Result
6-October-2001 Venezuela - Colombia Venezuela 55-0
13-October-2001 Venezuela - Peru Venezuela 46-19
27-October-2001 Brazil - Peru Brazil 51-9
11-November-2001 Colombia - Brazil Colombia 12-47
17-November-2001 Brazil - Venezuela Brazil 14-3
17-November-2001 Peru-Colombia Peru 31-10

Round 2[edit]

Winner (Brazil) qualified to Round 3.

Date Match Venue Result
22-December-2001  Trinidad and Tobago - Brazil Arima (Trinidad and Tobago) 10-11
26-January-2002  Brazil - Trinidad and Tobago Brazil 9-0

Round 3[edit]

Winner (Chile) qualified to Round 4.

Final Standings

Country GP W D L +/- Pts
 Chile 2 2 0 0 +92 6
 Paraguay 2 1 0 1 -51 4
 Brazil 2 0 0 2 -41 2

Match Schedule

Date Match Venue Result
13-April-2002 Brazil - Chile Brazil 6-46
20-April-2002 Paraguay - Brazil Paraguay 14-13
28-April-2002 Chile - Paraguay Chile 57-5

Round 4[edit]

Top two (Canada and Uruguay) qualified to World Cup as Americas 1 and 2. 3rd Place (USA) to Repechage.

Final Standings

Country GP W D L +/- Pts
 Canada 6 5 0 1 +112 16
 Uruguay 6 3 0 3 -29 12
 United States 6 2 0 4 -32 10
 Chile 6 2 0 4 -51 10

Match Schedule

Date Match Venue Result
29-June-2002 Canada - USA Canada 26-9
9-July-2002 Uruguay - Chile Uruguay 34-23
13-July-2002 USA - Canada USA 13-36
27-July-2002 Chile - Uruguay Chile 10-6
15-August-2002 USA - Uruguay USA 28-24
17-August-2002 Canada - Chile Canada 27-6
24-August-2002 Uruguay - Canada Uruguay 25-23
24-August-2002 Chile - USA Chile 21-13
31-August-2002 Uruguay - USA Uruguay 10-9
31-August-2002 Chile - Canada Chile 11-29
8-October-2002 USA - Chile USA 35-22
8-October-2002 Canada - Uruguay Canada 51-16