2015 Dubai Sevens

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2015 Dubai Sevens
Sevens World Series XVII
Host nationUnited Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Date4–5 December 2015
Cup
Champion Fiji
Runner-up England
Third United States
Plate
Winner South Africa
Runner-up Australia
Bowl
Winner France
Runner-up Scotland
Shield
Winner Canada
Runner-up Japan
Tournament details
Matches played45
Tries scored264 (average 5.867 per match)
2014
2016

The 2015 Dubai Sevens was the first tournament within the 2015–16 World Rugby Sevens Series. It was held over the weekend of 4–5 December 2015 at The Sevens Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Format[edit]

The teams are drawn into four pools of four teams each. Each team plays every other team in their pool once. The top two teams from each pool advance to the Cup/Plate brackets. The bottom two teams from each group go to the Bowl/Shield brackets.

Teams[edit]

The 16 participating teams for the tournament:[1]

Pool stage[edit]

Key to colours in group tables
Teams that advanced to the Cup Quarterfinal

Pool A[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 Fiji 3 3 0 0 112 31 +81 9
 Argentina 3 2 0 1 50 61 –11 7
 Japan 3 1 0 2 57 59 –2 5
 Canada 3 0 0 3 35 103 –68 3
4 December 2015
09:00
Fiji  63–14  Canada

4 December 2015
09:22
Argentina  31–19  Japan

4 December 2015
12:00
Fiji  21–17  Japan

4 December 2015
12:22
Argentina  19–14  Canada

4 December 2015
18:28
Fiji  28–0  Argentina

4 December 2015
18:50
Canada  7–21  Japan

Pool B[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 South Africa 3 3 0 0 104 19 +85 9
 Samoa 3 2 0 1 43 55 –12 7
 Scotland 3 1 0 2 41 57 –16 5
 Russia 3 0 0 3 24 81 –57 3
4 December 2015
09:44
South Africa  33–7  Samoa

4 December 2015
10:06
Scotland  17–14  Russia

4 December 2015
12:44
South Africa  45–0  Russia

4 December 2015
12:44
Scotland  12–17  Samoa

4 December 2015
19:12
Samoa  19–10  Russia

4 December 2015
19:36
South Africa  26–12  Scotland

Pool C[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 New Zealand 3 2 0 1 80 33 +47 7
 United States 3 2 0 1 80 52 +28 7
 France 3 2 0 1 75 49 +26 7
 Portugal 3 0 0 3 26 127 –101 3
4 December 2015
10:30
New Zealand  21–14  France

4 December 2015
10:52
United States  45–14  Portugal

4 December 2015
14:14
New Zealand  47–5  Portugal

4 December 2015
14:36
United States  21–26  France

4 December 2015
19:36
France  35–7  Portugal

4 December 2015
19:58
New Zealand  12–14  United States

Pool D[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 England 3 3 0 0 66 22 +44 9
 Australia 3 2 0 1 62 33 +29 7
 Wales 3 1 0 2 17 79 –62 5
 Kenya 3 0 0 3 34 45 –11 3
4 December 2015
11:14
England  26–5  Wales

4 December 2015
11:36
Australia  14–12  Kenya

4 December 2015
14:58
England  19–12  Kenya

4 December 2015
15:20
Australia  43–0  Wales

4 December 2015
20:20
Wales  12–10  Kenya

4 December 2015
20:42
England  21–5  Australia

Knockout stage[edit]

Shield[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
5 December 2015 – 09:30 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 
 Japan12
 
5 December 2015 – 13:38 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Kenya17
 
 Japan21
 
5 December 2015 – 09:52 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Russia19
 
 France38
 
5 December 2015 – 18:14 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Russia5
 
 Japan17
 
5 December 2015 – 10:14 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Canada19
 
 Wales24
 
5 December 2015 – 14:00 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Canada14
 
 Canada31
 
5 December 2015 – 10:36 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Portugal14
 
 Scotland21
 
 
 Portugal14
 

Bowl[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
5 December 2015 – 09:30 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 
 Japan12
 
5 December 2015 – 14:22 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Kenya17
 
 Kenya7
 
5 December 2015 – 09:52 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 France33
 
 France38
 
5 December 2015 – 18:42 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Russia5
 
 France24
 
5 December 2015 – 10:14 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Scotland14
 
 Wales24
 
5 December 2015 – 14:44 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Canada14
 
 Wales14
 
5 December 2015 – 10:36 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Scotland17
 
 Scotland21
 
 
 Portugal14
 

Plate[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
5 December 2015 – 11:00 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 
 Fiji19
 
5 December 2015 – 16:11 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Australia12
 
 Australia28
 
5 December 2015 – 11:22 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Samoa10
 
 New Zealand24
 
5 December 2015 – 19:10 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Samoa21
 
 Australia14
 
5 December 2015 – 11:44 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 South Africa19
 
 England14
 
5 December 2015 – 16:33 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Argentina7
 
 Argentina5
 
5 December 2015 – 12:06 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 South Africa26
 
 South Africa19
 
 
 United States21
 

Cup[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
5 December 2015 – 11:00 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 
 Fiji19
 
5 December 2015 – 16:55 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Australia12
 
 Fiji19
 
5 December 2015 – 11:22 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 New Zealand5
 
 New Zealand24
 
5 December 2015 – 20:12 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Samoa21
 
 Fiji28
 
5 December 2015 – 11:44 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 England17
 
 England14
 
5 December 2015 – 17:17 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 Argentina7
 
 England24
 
5 December 2015 – 12:06 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 United States19 Third place
 
 South Africa19
 
5 December 2015 – 19:40 – The Sevens, Dubai
 
 United States21
 
 New Zealand12
 
 
 United States31
 

Scoring[edit]

Rank Player Tries
1 France Terry Bourahoua 8
2 South Africa Seabelo Senatla 7
3 United States Perry Baker 5
3 Fiji Jerry Tuwai 5
3 South Africa Justin Geduld 5
3 Russia Vladimir Ostroushko 5

Source: WR website

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Draws announced for HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series opener in Dubai". World Rugby. 13 November 2015. Retrieved 13 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Jerry Tuwai dazzles and sparkles to win HSBC Player of the Final in Dubai". 7 December 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2015.

External links[edit]