2008 Wellington Sevens

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The Emirates Airline Wellington Sevens is played annually as part of the IRB Sevens World Series for international rugby sevens (seven-a-side version of rugby union). The 2008 competition, which took place on 1 and 2 February was the third Cup trophy in the 2007–08 IRB Sevens World Series.

Pool stages[edit]

Pool A[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
 New Zealand 3 3 0 0 103 7 +96 9
 Samoa 3 2 0 1 60 29 +31 7
 Canada 3 1 0 2 37 85 -48 5
 Papua New Guinea 3 0 0 3 21 90 -69 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
1 February 2008  New Zealand 43 - 0  Canada
1 February 2008  Samoa 22 - 0  Papua New Guinea
1 February 2008  New Zealand 41 - 0  Papua New Guinea
1 February 2008  Samoa 31 - 10  Canada
1 February 2008  Canada 27 - 21  Papua New Guinea
1 February 2008  New Zealand 19 - 7  Samoa

Pool B[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
 Fiji 3 3 0 0 88 28 +60 9
 Wales 3 2 0 1 48 52 -4 7
 Cook Islands 3 1 0 2 42 74 -32 5
 England 3 0 0 3 29 53 -24 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
1 February 2008  Fiji 40 - 7  Wales
1 February 2008  England 17 - 21  Cook Islands
1 February 2008  Fiji 31 - 14  Cook Islands
1 February 2008  England 5 - 15  Wales
1 February 2008  Wales 26 - 7  Cook Islands
1 February 2008  Fiji 17 - 7  England

Pool C[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
 South Africa 3 3 0 0 86 28 +58 9
 Australia 3 2 0 1 57 38 +19 7
 Kenya 3 1 0 2 26 52 -26 5
 France 3 0 0 3 21 72 -51 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
1 February 2008  South Africa 24 - 14  Australia
1 February 2008  Kenya 19 - 0  France
1 February 2008  South Africa 29 - 7  France
1 February 2008  Kenya 0 - 19  Australia
1 February 2008  Australia 24 - 14  France
1 February 2008  South Africa 33 - 7  Kenya

Pool D[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
 Scotland 3 2 1 0 52 19 +33 8
 Tonga 3 2 0 1 57 50 +7 7
 United States 3 1 1 1 31 52 -21 6
 Argentina 3 0 0 3 36 55 -19 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
1 February 2008  Argentina 7 - 17  United States
1 February 2008  Scotland 26 - 0  Tonga
1 February 2008  Argentina 17 - 19  Tonga
1 February 2008  Scotland 7 - 7  United States
1 February 2008  United States 7 - 38  Tonga
1 February 2008  Argentina 12 - 19  Scotland

Knockout[edit]

Shield[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand        
  Canada  17
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  England  33  
  Canada  7
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
      United States  19  
  United States  12
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  France  17  
  United States  22
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand    
    Kenya  17
  Kenya  7
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  Argentina  19  
  Kenya  38
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
      Papua New Guinea  7  
  Cook Islands  24
  Papua New Guinea  17  
 

Bowl[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand        
  Canada  17
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  England  33  
  England  14
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
      France  5  
  United States  12
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  France  17  
  England  12
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand    
    Argentina  7
  Kenya  7
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  Argentina  19  
  Argentina  36
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
      Cook Islands  5  
  Cook Islands  24
  Papua New Guinea  17  
 

Plate[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand        
  New Zealand  40
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  Wales  5  
  Wales  24
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
      Scotland  12  
  Scotland  7
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  Australia  31  
  Wales  12
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand    
    South Africa  19
  South Africa  10
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  Tonga  14  
  South Africa  26
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
      Fiji  19  
  Fiji  17
  Samoa  19  
 

Cup[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand        
  New Zealand  40
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  Wales  5  
  New Zealand  32
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
      Australia  7  
  Scotland  7
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  Australia  31  
  New Zealand  22
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand    
    Samoa  17
  South Africa  10
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
  Tonga  14  
  Tonga  21
2 February - Wellington, New Zealand
      Samoa  24  
  Fiji  17
  Samoa  19  
 

Round 3 table[edit]

Pos. Country Dubai South Africa New Zealand United States Hong Kong Australia England Scotland Overall
1  New Zealand 20 20 20 60
2  Fiji 16 16 4 36
3  South Africa 12 12 8 32
4  Samoa 6 4 16 26
5  Argentina 8 12 0 20
6  Australia 2 0 12 14
6  England 12 0 2 14
8  Kenya 4 8 0 12
8  Tonga - - 12 12
8  Scotland 4 4 4 12
11  Wales 0 2 6 8
12  United States 0 6 0 6
13  France 0 0 0 0
13  Canada 0 0 0 0
13  Zimbabwe 0 0 - 0
13  Tunisia 0 0 - 0
13  Papua New Guinea - - 0 0
13  Cook Islands - - 0 0
13  Uganda - 0 - 0
13  Arabian Gulf 0 - - 0

 Fiji was the second team to score over 1,000 overall points in the Group Stage of this tournament.

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