2018 Canada Sevens

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2018 Canada Sevens
2017–18 World Series
Host nationCanada Canada
Date10–11 March 2018
Cup
Champion Fiji
Runner-up Kenya
Third South Africa
Challenge
Winner Scotland
Tournament details
Matches played45
Tries scored275 (average 6.111 per match)
Top point scorerCanada Nathan Hirayama (57)
Top try scorerAustralia John Porch (9)
2017
2019

The 2018 Canada Sevens was the third edition of the Canada Sevens tournament, and the sixth tournament of the 2017–18 World Rugby Sevens Series. The tournament was played on 10–11 March at BC Place in Vancouver.

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 participated in the tournament along with one invited team, the highest-placing non-core team of the 2018 Sudamérica Rugby Sevens, Uruguay:[1]

Pool stage[edit]

All times in Pacific Standard Time (UTC−08:00). The pools were scheduled as follows:[2]

Pool A[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 Australia 3 2 1 0 100 57 +43 8
 United States 3 2 0 1 94 52 +42 7
 Canada 3 1 1 1 87 52 +35 6
 Uruguay 3 0 0 3 22 142 –120 3

Pool B[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 England 3 2 0 1 62 33 +29 7
 Argentina 3 2 0 1 64 40 +24 7
 Samoa 3 2 0 1 56 37 +19 7
 Wales 3 0 0 3 27 99 –72 3

Pool C[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 Fiji 3 3 0 0 107 33 +74 9
 Kenya 3 2 0 1 78 31 +47 6
 France 3 0 1 2 26 64 –38 4
 Spain 3 0 1 2 17 100 –83 4

Pool D[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 New Zealand 3 3 0 0 95 45 +50 9
 South Africa 3 2 0 1 73 40 +33 7
 Russia 3 1 0 2 38 93 –55 5
 Scotland 3 0 0 3 50 78 –28 3

Knockout stage[edit]

13th Place[edit]

 
Semi-finals13th Place Final
 
      
 
11 March 2018 – 12:46 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 
 Canada31
 
11 March 2018 – 16:12 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 France19
 
 Canada10
 
11 March 2018 – 13:08 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 Samoa21
 
 Uruguay14
 
 
 Samoa45
 

Challenge Trophy[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsChallenge Trophy Final
 
          
 
11 March 2018 – 9:30 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 
 Canada0
 
11 March 2018 – 13:30 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 Scotland19
 
 Scotland26
 
11 March 2018 – 9:52 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 Wales15
 
 France12
 
11 March 2018 – 16:37 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 Wales19
 
 Scotland29
 
11 March 2018 – 10:14 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 Spain5
 
 Russia14
 
11 March 2018 – 13:52 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 Uruguay7
 
 Russia7
 
11 March 2018 – 10:36 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 Spain14
 
 Samoa0
 
 
 Spain24
 

5th Place[edit]

 
Semi-finals5th Place Final
 
      
 
11 March 2018 – 14:24 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 
 Australia28
 
11 March 2018 – 17:07 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 Argentina24
 
 Australia14
 
11 March 2018 – 14:46 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 England31
 
 New Zealand17
 
 
 England21
 

Cup[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsCup Final
 
          
 
11 March 2018 – 11:08 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 
 Australia19
 
11 March 2018 – 15:08 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 South Africa24
 
 South Africa12
 
11 March 2018 – 11:30 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 Fiji15
 
 Fiji43
 
11 March 2018 – 18:19 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 Argentina7
 
 Fiji31
 
11 March 2018 – 11:52 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 Kenya12
 
 New Zealand0
 
11 March 2018 – 15:30 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 United States17
 
 United States19
 
11 March 2018 – 12:14 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 Kenya24 Bronze Medal Match
 
 England0
 
11 March 2018 – 17:52 – BC Place, Vancouver
 
 Kenya12
 
 South Africa29
 
 
 United States7
 

Tournament placings[edit]

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

Source: World Rugby

Players[edit]

Scoring leaders[edit]

Tries scored
Rank Player Tries
1 Australia John Porch 9
2 United States Perry Baker 7
3 Scotland Darcy Graham 6
Canada John Moonlight 6
5 Australia Ben O'Donnell 5
Points scored
Rank Player Points
1 Canada Nathan Hirayama 53
2 Australia John Porch 45
3 Australia James Stannard 37
United States Perry Baker 37
5 Scotland Darcy Graham 30

Source: World Rugby

Dream Team[edit]

The following seven players were selected to the tournament Dream Team at the conclusion of the tournament:[3]

Forwards Backs
Kenya Oscar Ouma
South Africa Dylan Sage
Fiji Kalione Nasoko
Kenya Collins Injera
Australia John Porch
Fiji Eroni Sau
United States Perry Baker

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Uruguay and Chile qualify for RWC Sevens 2018". World Rugby. 14 January 2018. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Pools announced for HSBC Canada Sevens". World Rugby. 4 March 2018. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Dream Team: Vancouver". World Rugby. 13 March 2018. Retrieved 13 March 2018.

External links[edit]

Tournament Page

World Sevens Series XIX
Preceded by
2018 USA Sevens
2018 Canada Sevens Succeeded by
2018 Hong Kong Sevens
Canada Sevens
Preceded by
2017 Canada Sevens
2018 Canada Sevens Succeeded by
2019 Canada Sevens