Scotland Sevens

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Scotland Sevens
Most recent season or competition:
2014 Scotland Sevens
Emirates Airline Glasgow 7s logo.svg
Scotland Sevens logo
Formerly Edinburgh Sevens
Sport Rugby sevens
Founded 2007
No. of teams 16
Country  Scotland
Venue(s) Scotstoun Stadium
Most recent champion(s)  New Zealand
Most titles  New Zealand (4 times)
Sponsor(s) Emirates Airline
A lineout during the 2008 Edinburgh Sevens

The Scotland Sevens,[1] is a rugby union sevens tournament that is a part of the IRB Sevens World Series. It was originally held at Murrayfield in Edinburgh between 2007 and 2011, before moving to Scotstoun Stadium in Glasgow for 2012.[2] It is the penultimate event in of the season in IRB Sevens circuit. The hosting contract between the International Rugby Board, which operates the IRB Sevens, and the Scottish Rugby Union runs from 2007 through 2011. The first and second tournaments was held near the beginning of June, with Emirates Airline as the title sponsor. The events included a Festival of Rugby on the nearby training pitches outside Murryfield when it was held there.

Results[edit]

Year Host Cup Final Plate Final
Winner Score Runner-up Winner Score Runner-up
2007
Murrayfield, Edinburgh New Zealand
New Zealand
34–5 Samoa
Samoa
Fiji
Fiji
31–7 Kenya
Kenya
2008
Murrayfield, Edinburgh New Zealand
New Zealand
24–14 England
England
South Africa
South Africa
14–5 Scotland
Scotland
2009
Murrayfield, Edinburgh Fiji
Fiji
20–19 South Africa
South Africa
New Zealand
New Zealand
34–12 Australia
Australia
2010
Murrayfield, Edinburgh Samoa
Samoa
41–14 Australia
Australia
Scotland
Scotland
19–0 Argentina
Argentina
2011
Murrayfield, Edinburgh South Africa
South Africa
36–35 Australia
Australia
Fiji
Fiji
26–14 Samoa
Samoa
2012
Scotstoun, Glasgow New Zealand
New Zealand
29–14 England
England
Samoa
Samoa
31–12 Wales
Wales
2013
Scotstoun, Glasgow South Africa
South Africa
28–21 New Zealand
New Zealand
United States
United States
17–7 Argentina
Argentina
2014
Scotstoun, Glasgow New Zealand
New Zealand
54-7 Canada
Canada
England
England
26-5 Kenya
Kenya

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ The Scottish Rugby Union brands the tournament as either "Edinburgh Sevens" or "Edinburgh 7s", while the International Rugby Board sometimes refers to the event as the "Scotland Sevens".
  2. ^ "World Series moves to Glasgow". irbsevens.com. 9 December 2011. 

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