2018 Paris Sevens

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The 2018 Paris Sevens was the final event of the 2017–18 World Rugby Sevens Series and the eleventh edition of the France Sevens. The tournament was held between 9–10 June 2018 at Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris.[1]

2018 Paris Sevens
Sevens World Series XIX
Host nationFrance France
Date9–10 June 2018
Cup
Champion South Africa
Runner-up England
Third New Zealand
Challenge Trophy
Winner Argentina
Tournament details
Matches played45
Tries scored264 (average 5.867 per match)
Top point scorer Nathan Hirayama (4)
Top try scorer Carlin Isles (6)
2017
2019

Teams[edit]

The fifteen core teams will be participating in the tournament, along with one invited team, Ireland.

Pool stages[edit]

All times in Central European Summer Time (UTC+02:00). The games as scheduled are as follows:[2]

Pool A[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 Fiji 3 2 0 1 80 51 +29 7
 New Zealand 3 2 0 1 63 48 +15 7
 Kenya 3 2 0 1 51 53 –2 7
 Samoa 3 0 0 3 39 81 –42 3

Pool B[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 South Africa 3 2 0 1 61 33 +28 7
 Canada 3 2 0 1 59 49 +10 7
 Scotland 3 2 0 1 45 52 –7 7
 Russia 3 0 0 3 40 71 –31 3

Pool C[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 Ireland 3 2 1 0 57 37 +20 8
 Spain 3 2 0 1 43 37 +7 7
 Australia 3 1 0 2 53 51 +2 5
 Wales 3 0 1 2 43 72 –29 4

Pool D[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 United States 3 2 1 0 73 40 +33 8
 England 3 2 1 0 77 61 +16 8
 France 3 1 0 2 61 80 –19 5
 Argentina 3 0 0 3 52 82 –30 3

Knockout stage[edit]

13th Place[edit]

 
Semi-finals13th Place Final
 
      
 
10 June 2018 – 11:51 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 
 Kenya26
 
10 June 2018 – 14:57 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 Russia14
 
 Kenya21
 
10 June 2018 – 12:13 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 Scotland20
 
 Samoa19
 
 
 Scotland24
 

Challenge Trophy[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsChallenge Trophy Final
 
          
 
10 June 2018 – 8:45 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 
 Kenya12
 
10 June 2018 – 12:35 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 Argentina19
 
 Argentina24
 
10 June 2018 – 9:07 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 Australia19
 
 Australia14
 
10 June 2018 – 15:19 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 Russia5
 
 Argentina33
 
10 June 2018 – 9:29 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 Wales26
 
 France19
 
10 June 2018 – 12:57 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 Samoa7
 
 France26
 
10 June 2018 – 9:51 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 Wales28
 
 Scotland5
 
 
 Wales28
 

5th Place[edit]

 
Semi-finals5th Place Final
 
      
 
10 June 2018 – 13:19 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 
 Fiji38
 
10 June 2018 – 18:07 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 Ireland5
 
 Fiji28
 
10 June 2018 – 13:41 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 United States7
 
 United States28
 
 
 Spain7
 

Cup[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsCup Final
 
          
 
10 June 2018 – 10:13 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 
 Fiji17
 
10 June 2018 – 14:03 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 England19
 
 England26
 
10 June 2018 – 10:35 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 Canada12
 
 Ireland5
 
10 June 2018 – 18:54 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 Canada19
 
 England14
 
10 June 2018 – 10:57 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 South Africa24
 
 United States7
 
10 June 2018 – 14:25 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 New Zealand33
 
 New Zealand12
 
10 June 2018 – 11:19 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 South Africa24 Bronze Medal Match
 
 South Africa15 (a.e.t.)
 
10 June 2018 – 18:29 – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 Spain10
 
 Canada5
 
 
 New Zealand38
 

Tournament placings[edit]

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

Source: World Rugby

Players[edit]

Scoring leaders[edit]

Tries scored
Rank Player Tries
1 Carlin Isles 6
2 Dewald Human 5
Luke Morgan 5
Oliver Lindsay-Hague 5
5 Dan Norton 4
Points scored
Rank Player Points
1 Nathan Hirayama 40
2 Tom Mitchell 38
3 Lautaro Bazan Velez 36
4 Dewald Human 35
5 Luke Treharne 34

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
Harry Glover
Scott Curry
Phil Burgess
England Tom Mitchell
Dewald Human
Justin Douglas
Pol Pla

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pools and schedule announced for HSBC Paris Sevens". World Rugby. 3 June 2018. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Paris Fixtures". World Rugby. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  3. ^ "HSBC Men's Dream Team for Paris". World Rugby. 11 June 2018. Retrieved 15 June 2018.

External links[edit]

World Sevens Series XIX
Preceded by
2018 London Sevens
2018 Paris Sevens Succeeded by
None (last event)
France Sevens
Preceded by
2017 Paris Sevens
2018 Paris Sevens Succeeded by
2019 Paris Sevens