2009 Hong Kong Sevens

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Hong Kong Sevens Parade

The Hong Kong Sevens, referred to as the Cathay Pacific Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens for sponsorship reasons, is the 5th stop on the IRB Sevens World Series. The 2009 event was played between the 27–29 March, and was won by Fiji. Unlike the 7 other tournaments, Hong Kong contains 24 teams to compete.

Teams[edit]

Pool Stages[edit]

Pool A[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
 South Africa 3 3 0 0 108 19 +89 9
 France 3 2 0 1 53 36 +17 7
 South Korea 3 1 0 2 47 63 -16 5
 Uruguay 3 0 0 3 15 105 -90 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2009-03-27  South Africa 29 - 7  South Korea
2009-03-27  France 17 - 5  Uruguay
2009-03-28  France 24 - 5  South Korea
2009-03-28  South Africa 53 - 0  Uruguay
2009-03-28  Uruguay 10 - 35  South Korea
2009-03-28  South Africa 26 - 12  France

Pool B[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
 England 3 3 0 0 130 19 +111 9
 Wales 3 2 0 1 52 48 +4 7
 Japan 3 1 0 2 26 81 -55 5
 China 3 0 0 3 34 94 -60 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2009-03-27  England 54 - 0  China
2009-03-27  Wales 14 - 5  Japan
2009-03-28  Wales 19 - 17  China
2009-03-28  England 50 - 0  Japan
2009-03-28  Japan 21 - 17  China
2009-03-28  England 26 - 19  Wales

Pool C[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
 New Zealand 3 3 0 0 128 5 +123 9
 Australia 3 2 0 1 94 34 +60 7
 Zimbabwe 3 1 0 2 38 99 -61 5
 Sri Lanka 3 0 0 3 26 148 -122 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2009-03-27  New Zealand 59 - 0  Sri Lanka
2009-03-27  Australia 33 - 5  Zimbabwe
2009-03-28  Australia 56 - 12  Sri Lanka
2009-03-28  New Zealand 52 - 0  Zimbabwe
2009-03-28  Zimbabwe 33 - 14  Sri Lanka
2009-03-28  New Zealand 17 - 5  Australia

Pool D[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
 Argentina 3 3 0 0 72 31 +41 9
 Hong Kong 3 2 0 1 38 47 -9 7
 Tonga 3 1 0 2 46 41 +5 5
 Portugal 3 0 0 3 26 63 -37 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2009-03-27  Argentina 28 - 0  Hong Kong
2009-03-27  Portugal 5 - 17  Tonga
2009-03-28  Portugal 7 - 24  Hong Kong
2009-03-28  Argentina 22 - 17  Tonga
2009-03-28  Tonga 12 - 14  Hong Kong
2009-03-28  Argentina 22 - 14  Portugal

Pool E[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
 Samoa 3 2 1 0 76 22 +54 8
 Fiji 3 2 1 0 71 29 +42 8
 Canada 3 1 0 2 49 47 +2 5
 Chinese Taipei 3 0 0 3 7 105 -98 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2009-03-27  Fiji 33 - 0  Chinese Taipei
2009-03-27  Samoa 14 - 10  Canada
2009-03-28  Samoa 50 - 0  Chinese Taipei
2009-03-28  Fiji 26 - 17  Canada
2009-03-28  Canada 22 - 7  Chinese Taipei
2009-03-28  Fiji 12 - 12  Samoa

Pool F[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
 Kenya 3 3 0 0 67 29 +38 9
 Scotland 3 2 0 1 45 65 -20 7
 United States 3 1 0 2 46 45 +1 5
 West Indies 3 0 0 3 34 53 -19 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2009-03-27  Kenya 17 - 10  West Indies
2009-03-27  United States 17 - 19  Scotland
2009-03-28  United States 17 - 7  West Indies
2009-03-28  Kenya 31 - 7  Scotland
2009-03-28  Scotland 19 - 17  West Indies
2009-03-28  Kenya 19 - 12  United States

Knockout[edit]

Bowl[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
March 29 - Hong Kong        
  Japan  26
March 29 - Hong Kong
  Sri Lanka  10  
  Japan  10
March 29 - Hong Kong
      Portugal  26  
  China  5
March 29 - Hong Kong
  Portugal  33  
  Portugal  14
March 29 - Hong Kong    
    Uruguay  12
  West Indies  12
March 29 - Hong Kong
  Uruguay  21  
  Uruguay  28
March 29 - Hong Kong
      Zimbabwe  14  
  Chinese Taipei  14
  Zimbabwe  40  
 

Plate[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
March 29 - Hong Kong        
  France  17
March 29 - Hong Kong
  South Korea  7  
  France  10
March 29 - Hong Kong
      Tonga  19  
  Tonga  29
March 29 - Hong Kong
  Scotland  0  
  Tonga  14
March 29 - Hong Kong    
    Canada  12
  Hong Kong  5
March 29 - Hong Kong
  Canada  26  
  Canada  19
March 29 - Hong Kong
      Wales  10  
  United States  21
  Wales  22  
 

Cup[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
March 29 - Hong Kong        
  South Africa  24
March 29 - Hong Kong
  Australia  10  
  South Africa  29
March 29 - Hong Kong
      Samoa  3  
  Samoa  15
March 29 - Hong Kong
  Argentina  12  
  South Africa  24
March 29 - Hong Kong    
    Fiji  26
  New Zealand  7
March 29 - Hong Kong
  Kenya  10  
  Kenya  7
March 29 - Hong Kong
      Fiji  24  
  Fiji  10
  England  7  
 

Standings after Tournament[edit]

Hong Kong Stadium

South Africa, who finished second in this tournament, went to the top of the IRB Sevens World Series. England, who were joint-first with South Africa before, dropped to second place, with Fiji going to third and New Zealand fourth.

Statistics[edit]

Individual points[edit]

Individual points [1]
Updated:2009-03-29
Pos. Player Country Points
1 Phillip Mack  Canada 41
2 Pedro Leal  Portugal 39
3 Vuyo Zangga  South Africa 33
4 Sosaia Palei  Tonga 32
5= Pio Tuwai  Fiji 30
5= Robert Ebersohn  South Africa 30
6 Richard Kingi  Australia 29
7 Emosi Vucago  Fiji 28
9= Mzwandile Stick  South Africa 26
9= Renfred Dazel  South Africa 26

Individual tries[edit]

Individual tries [2]
Updated:2009-03-29
Pos. Player Country Tries
1= Robert Ebersohn  South Africa 6
1= Sosaia Palei  Tonga 6
3= Pio Tuwai  Fiji 5
3= Rayno Benjamin  South Africa 5
3= Seremaia Burotu  Fiji 5
3= Ifan Evans  Wales 5
3= Collins Injera  Kenya 5
3= Ualosi Kailea  Tonga 5
3= Philip Mack  Canada 5
3= Joao Mirra  Portugal 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ IRB.com. "Season Player Points". International Rugby Board. Archived from the original on 2009-05-28. Retrieved 2008-04-04. 
  2. ^ "Season Player Tries". International Rugby Board. Archived from the original on 9 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-04. 
Preceded by
San Diego Sevens
Hong Kong Sevens
2009
Succeeded by
Adelaide Sevens

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