2000 Mar del Plata Sevens

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2000 Mar del Plata Sevens
IRB Sevens I
Host nation  Argentina
Date 12–13 January 2000
Cup
Champion  Fiji
Runner-up  New Zealand
Plate
Winner  Argentina
Runner-up  Canada
Bowl
Winner  Spain
Runner-up  Chile
Tournament details
Matches played 41

The 2000 Mar del Plata Sevens was a Rugby Sevens tournament held in Argentina as the fourth stop of the 1999–2000 World Sevens Series season. The competition was held on 12 and 13 January 2000 at the Estadio José María Minella in Mar del Plata.[1]

The host Argentina won the Plate competition while Fiji won their second title of the Series by defeating New Zealand 26-14 in the final.[1] The Mar del Plata Sevens was not included in the world sevens circuit for the 2000–01 Series.

Teams[edit]

Sixteen national teams played in the tournament:[1]

Pool Stages[edit]

The pool stage was played on the first day of the tournament. The 16 teams were separated into four pools of four teams and teams in the same pool played each other once. The top two teams in each pool advanced to the Cup quarterfinals to compete for the 2000 Mar del Plata Sevens title.

Key to colours in group tables
Teams that advanced to the Cup quarterfinals
Teams that advanced to the Bowl quarterfinals

Pool A[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
 Fiji 3 3 0 0 157 26 +131 9
 Canada 3 2 0 1 80 64 +16 7
 Germany 3 1 0 2 19 96 −77 5
 Uruguay 3 0 0 3 24 94 −70 3

Source: World Rugby

12 January 2000
Germany  7–0  Uruguay

12 January 2000
Canada  26–17  Uruguay

12 January 2000
Fiji  56–5  Germany

12 January 2000
Fiji  61–7  Uruguay

12 January 2000
Canada  40–7  Germany

12 January 2000
Fiji  40–14  Canada

Source: World Rugby

Pool B[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
 New Zealand 3 3 0 0 114 7 +107 9
 France 3 2 0 1 98 21 +77 7
 United States 3 1 0 2 17 83 −66 5
 Peru 3 0 0 3 10 128 −118 3

Source: World Rugby

12 January 2000
United States  17–10  Peru

12 January 2000
France  33–0  United States

12 January 2000
New Zealand  53–0  Peru

12 January 2000
New Zealand  40–0  United States

12 January 2000
France  58–0  Peru

12 January 2000
New Zealand  21–7  France

Source: World Rugby

Pool C[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
 South Africa 3 3 0 0 106 24 +82 9
 Argentina 3 2 0 1 101 21 +80 7
 Spain 3 1 0 2 36 90 −54 5
 Brazil 3 0 0 3 12 120 −108 3

Source: World Rugby

12 January 2000
Spain  29–0  Brazil

12 January 2000
South Africa  38–12  Brazil

12 January 2000
Argentina  36–7  Spain

12 January 2000
South Africa  54–0  Spain

12 January 2000
South Africa  14–12  Argentina

12 January 2000
Argentina  53–0  Brazil

Source: World Rugby

Pool D[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
 Samoa 3 2 1 0 98 28 +70 8
 Australia 3 2 1 0 83 14 +69 8
 Chile 3 1 0 2 45 94 −49 5
 Paraguay 3 0 0 3 26 116 −90 3

Source: World Rugby

12 January 2000
Chile  38–19  Paraguay

12 January 2000
Australia  33–0  Chile

12 January 2000
Samoa  42–7  Paraguay

12 January 2000
Samoa  42–7  Chile

12 January 2000
Australia  36–0  Paraguay

12 January 2000
Samoa  14–14  Australia

Source: World Rugby

Finals[edit]

Bowl[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 
 Germany12
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 Peru7
 
 Germany12
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 Chile42
 
 Chile31
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 Brazil5
 
 Chile7
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 Spain38
 
 Spain20
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 Paraguay12
 
 Spain14
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 United States7
 
 United States21
 
 
 Uruguay15
 

Source: World Rugby

Plate[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 
 France12
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 Argentina28
 
 Argentina26
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 Canada14
 
 South Africa17
 
 
 Canada35
 

Source: World Rugby

Cup[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 
 Fiji47
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 France7
 
 Fiji28
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 Samoa12
 
 Samoa10
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 Argentina5
 
 Fiji26
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 New Zealand14
 
 Australia22
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 South Africa5
 
 Australia5
 
13 January – Mar del Plata
 
 New Zealand26
 
 New Zealand43
 
 
 Canada7
 

Source: World Rugby

Tournament placings[edit]

Place  Team Points
1st, gold medalist(s)  Fiji 20
2nd, silver medalist(s)  New Zealand 16
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Australia 12
 Samoa 12
5  Argentina 8
6  Canada 6
7  France 4
 South Africa 4
Place  Team Points
9  Spain 2
10  Chile 0
11  Germany 0
 United States 0
13  Brazil 0
 Paraguay 0
 Peru 0
 Uruguay 0

Source: Rugby7.com[2]

Series standings[edit]

At the completion of Round 4:

 
Pos.
Event 
Team

Dubai

Stellen­bosch

Punta del Este

Mar del Plata

Well­ington

Suva

Bris­bane

Hong Kong

Tokyo

Paris
Points
total
1  New Zealand 20 16 20 16 72
 Fiji 16 20 16 20 72
3  Samoa 12 6 12 12 42
4  South Africa 12 12 12 4 40
5  Australia 8 8 8 12 36
6  Canada 4 4 6 6 20
7  Georgia 0 12 12
8  Argentina 0 4 8 12
9  France 6 0 2 4 12
10  Tonga 4 2 6
11  Morocco 0 4 4
 Uruguay 0 4 0 4
13  Scotland 2 2
 Spain 0 2 2
15  United States 0 0 0 0
16  Brazil 0 0 0
 Chile 0 0 0
 Germany 0 0 0
 Japan 0 0 0
 Kenya 0 0 0
 Paraguay 0 0 0
 Peru 0 0 0
 Zimbabwe 0 0 0
24  Hong Kong 0 0
 Namibia 0 0

Source: Rugby7.com

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "IRB Sevens I - Mar del Plata, Argentina. 1/13/2000 - 1/14/2000". rugby7.com. 2000. Retrieved 25 May 2016.
  2. ^ "IRB Sevens Standings". Rugby 7. 2000. Archived from the original on 26 May 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2016.

External links[edit]

IRB Sevens I
Preceded by
2000 Punta del Este Sevens
2000 Mar del Plata Sevens Succeeded by
2000 Wellington Sevens