2018 Singapore Sevens

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2018 Singapore Sevens
2017–18 World Series
Host nationCanada Canada
Date28–29 April 2018
Cup
Champion Fiji
Runner-up Australia
Third England
Challenge
Winner United States
Tournament details
Matches played45
Tries scored277 (average 6.156 per match)
Top point scorerNew Zealand Kurt Baker (42)
Top try scorerUnited States Carlin Isles (8)
2017
2019

The 2018 Singapore Sevens was the eighth tournament of the 2017–18 World Rugby Sevens Series. The tournament was played on 28–29 April 2018 at the National Stadium in Singapore.

Format[edit]

Sixteen teams are drawn into four pools of four teams each. Each team plays all the others in their pool once. The top two teams from each pool advance to the Cup quarter finals. The bottom two teams from each group advance to the Challenge Trophy quarter finals.

Teams[edit]

The teams for the 2018 Singapore Sevens were:[1]

Pool stage[edit]

All times in Singapore Standard Time (UTC+08:00). The games as scheduled are as follows:[2]

Pool A[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 Fiji 3 3 0 0 107 24 +83 9
 Spain 3 2 0 1 65 40 +25 7
 Japan 3 1 0 2 50 86 –36 5
 Russia 3 0 0 3 31 93 –62 3

Pool B[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 England 3 3 0 0 86 33 +53 9
 Kenya 3 2 0 1 86 42 +44 7
 United States 3 1 0 2 61 64 –3 5
 France 3 0 0 3 12 106 –94 3

Pool C[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 South Africa 3 3 0 0 78 29 +49 9
 Samoa 3 2 0 1 58 59 –1 7
 Canada 3 1 0 2 57 62 –5 5
 Argentina 3 0 0 3 40 83 –43 3

Pool D[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 Australia 3 3 0 0 81 32 +49 9
 New Zealand 3 2 0 1 66 38 +28 7
 Scotland 3 1 0 2 65 60 +5 5
 Wales 3 0 0 3 21 103 –82 3

Knockout stage[edit]

13th place[edit]

 
Semi-finals13th Place Final
 
      
 
29 April 2018 – 14:38 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 
 Japan29
 
29 April 2018 – 18:14 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 France14
 
 Japan31
 
29 April 2018 – 15:00 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 Argentina24
 
 Russia7
 
 
 Argentina12
 

Challenge Trophy[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsChallenge Trophy Final
 
          
 
29 April 2018 – 11:00 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 
 Japan19
 
29 April 2018 – 15:22 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 Wales28
 
 Wales10
 
29 April 2018 – 11:22 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 Canada17
 
 Canada26
 
29 April 2018 – 18:36 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 France7
 
 Canada12
 
29 April 2018 – 11:44 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 United States26
 
 Scotland19
 
29 April 2018 – 15:44 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 Russia14
 
 Scotland12
 
29 April 2018 – 12:06 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 United States33
 
 United States36
 
 
 Argentina12
 

5th place[edit]

 
Semi-finals5th Place Final
 
      
 
29 April 2018 – 16:06 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 
 New Zealand17
 
29 April 2018 – 19:11 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 Kenya7
 
 New Zealand36
 
29 April 2018 – 16:28 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 Samoa17
 
 Spain7
 
 
 Samoa24
 

Cup[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsCup Final
 
          
 
29 April 2018 – 12:30 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 
 Fiji24
 
29 April 2018 – 16:50 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 New Zealand19
 
 Fiji12
 
29 April 2018 – 12:52 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 South Africa10
 
 South Africa24
 
29 April 2018 – 20:00 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 Kenya12
 
 Fiji28
 
29 April 2018 – 13:14 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 Australia22
 
 Australia7
 
29 April 2018 – 17:12 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 Spain5
 
 Australia15
 
29 April 2018 – 13:36 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 England7 Bronze Medal Match
 
 England12
 
29 April 2018 – 19:35 – National Stadium, Singapore
 
 Samoa5
 
 South Africa24
 
 
 England26
 

Tournament placings[edit]

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

Source: World Rugby

Players[edit]

Scoring leaders[edit]

Tries scored
Rank Player Tries
1 United States Carlin Isles 8
2 South Africa Siviwe Soyizwapi 7
3 Fiji Alasio Sovita Naduva 6
Kenya Collins Injera 6
New Zealand Kurt Baker 6
Points scored
Rank Player Points
1 New Zealand Kurt Baker 42
2 Australia John Porch 41
3 United States Carlin Isles 40
Scotland Robbie Fergusson 40
5 Japan Katsuyuki Sakai 39

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
Samoa Alamanda Motuga
Kenya Oscar Ouma
New Zealand Trael Joass
Fiji Eroni Sau
Australia John Porch
Australia Ben O'Donnell
Fiji Alasio Sovita Naduva

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pools and Fixtures". Singapore 7s. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Singapore Fixtures". World Rugby. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Dream Team: Singapore". World Rugby. 30 April 2018. Retrieved 4 May 2018.

External links[edit]

Tournament Page

World Sevens Series XIX
Preceded by
2018 Hong Kong Sevens
2018 Singapore Sevens Succeeded by
2018 London Sevens
Singapore Sevens
Preceded by
2017 Singapore Sevens
2018 Singapore Sevens Succeeded by
2019 Singapore Sevens