2016 South Africa Sevens

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2016 South Africa Sevens
Sevens World Series XVIII
Host nation South Africa South Africa
Date 10–11 December 2016
Cup
Champion  England
Runner-up  South Africa
Third  New Zealand
Challenge
Winner  France
Tournament details
Matches played 24
Tries scored 151 (average 6.292 per match)
2015
2017

The 2016 South Africa Sevens was the second tournament within the 2016–17 World Rugby Sevens Series and the eighteenth edition of the South Africa Sevens. It was held over the weekend of 10–11 December 2016 at Cape Town Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa.

Format[edit]

The teams were drawn into four pools of four teams each, with each team playing every other team in their pool once. The top two teams from each pool advanced to the Cup/5th place brackets. The bottom two teams from each group went to the Challenge trophy/13th place brackets.

Teams[edit]

Fifteen core teams are participating in the tournament along with one invited team, the winner of the 2016 Africa Cup Sevens, Uganda:[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
 South Africa 3 3 0 0 98 17 +81 9
 United States 3 2 0 1 55 45 +10 7
 Australia 3 1 0 2 43 48 –5 5
 Russia 3 0 0 3 17 103 –86 3
10 December 2016
12:27
Australia  0 – 19  United States

10 December 2016
12:49
South Africa  41 – 0  Russia

10 December 2016
15:48
Australia  36 – 0  Russia

10 December 2016
16:10
South Africa  28 – 10  United States

10 December 2016
19:34
United States  26 – 17  Russia

10 December 2016
19:56
South Africa  29 – 7  Australia

Pool B[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 Fiji 3 3 0 0 89 48 +41 9
 Kenya 3 2 0 1 79 47 +32 7
 France 3 1 0 2 83 68 +15 5
 Japan 3 0 0 3 19 107 –88 3
10 December 2016
11:43
France  14 – 33  Kenya

10 December 2016
12:05
Fiji  33 – 7  Japan

10 December 2016
15:04
France  50 – 7  Japan

10 December 2016
15:26
Fiji  28 – 22  Kenya

10 December 2016
18:50
Kenya  24 – 5  Japan

10 December 2016
19:12
Fiji  28 – 19  France

Pool C[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 New Zealand 3 2 1 0 78 38 +40 8
 England 3 2 0 1 59 57 +2 7
 Argentina 3 1 0 2 69 59 +10 5
 Canada 3 0 1 2 43 95 –52 4
10 December 2016
10:59
New Zealand  26 – 12  Argentina

10 December 2016
11:21
England  33 – 10  Canada

10 December 2016
14:20
New Zealand  19 – 19  Canada

10 December 2016
14:42
England  19 – 14  Argentina

10 December 2016
17:41
Argentina  43 – 14  Canada

10 December 2016
18:03
England  7 – 33  New Zealand

Pool D[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 Scotland 3 3 0 0 83 47 +36 9
 Wales 3 2 0 1 67 31 +36 6
 Samoa 3 1 0 2 48 43 +5 5
 Uganda 3 0 0 3 19 96 –77 3
10 December 2016
10:15
Scotland  21 – 19  Samoa

10 December 2016
10:37
Wales  29 – 7  Uganda

10 December 2016
13:36
Scotland  38 – 7  Uganda

10 December 2016
13:58
Wales  17 – 0  Samoa

10 December 2016
16:57
Samoa  29 – 5  Uganda

10 December 2016
17:19
Wales  21 – 24  Scotland

Knockout stage[edit]

13th place[edit]

 
Semi-finals5th Place Final
 
      
 
11 December 2016 - 10:36 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 
 Australia42
 
11 December 2016 - 11:20 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 Uganda12
 
 Samoa14
 
11 December 2016 - 10:58 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 Russia17
 
 Argentina33
 
 
 Japan12
 

Challenge trophy[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsChallenge Trophy Final
 
          
 
11 December 2016 - 10:36 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 
 Australia42
 
11 December 2016 - 14:41 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 Uganda12
 
 Australia17
 
11 December 2016 - 10:58 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 Argentina21
 
 Argentina33
 
11 December 2016 - 18:05 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 Japan12
 
 Argentina7
 
11 December 2016 - 11:20 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 France19
 
 Samoa14
 
11 December 2016 - 15:03 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 Russia17
 
 Russia12
 
11 December 2015 - 11:42 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 France17
 
 France42
 
 
 Canada14
 

5th place[edit]

 
Semi-finals5th Place Final
 
      
 
11 December 2016 - 15:50 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 
 Wales14
 
11 December 2016 - 18:36 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 Kenya19
 
 Kenya21
 
11 December 2016 - 16:12 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 Fiji33
 
 United States10
 
 
 Fiji28
 

Cup[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsCup Final
 
          
 
11 December 2016 - 12:04 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 
 South Africa33
 
11 December 2016 - 16:34 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 Wales0
 
 South Africa14
 
11 December 2016 - 12:26 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 New Zealand7
 
 New Zealand28
 
11 December 2016 - 19:44 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 Kenya7
 
 South Africa17
 
11 December 2016 - 12:48 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 England19
 
 Scotland24
 
11 December 2016 - 16:56 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 United States19
 
 Scotland14
 
11 December 2016 - 13:10 – Cape Town Stadium
 
 England33 Bronze Medal Match
 
 Fiji26
 
11 December 2016 – 19:18 - Cape Town Stadium
 
 England31
 
 New Zealand24
 
 
 Scotland19
 

Tournament placings[edit]

Place  Team Points
1st, gold medalist(s)  England 22
2nd, silver medalist(s)  South Africa 19
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  New Zealand 17
4  Scotland 15
5  Fiji 13
6  Kenya 12
7  Wales 10
 United States 10
Place  Team Points
9  France 8
10  Argentina 7
11  Australia 5
 Russia 5
13  Canada 3
14  Uganda 2
15  Samoa 1
 Japan 1

Source: World Rugby (archived)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.worldrugby.org/sevens-series/news/194340, Uganda set for Dubai after African win

External links[edit]

World Sevens Series XVIII
Preceded by
2016 Dubai Sevens
2016 South Africa Sevens Succeeded by
2017 Wellington Sevens
South Africa Sevens
Preceded by
2015 South Africa Sevens
2016 South Africa Sevens Succeeded by
2017 South Africa Sevens