2019 Paris Sevens

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2019 Paris Sevens
Sevens World Series XX
Host nationFrance France
Date1–2 June 2019
Cup
Champion Fiji
Runner-up New Zealand
Third South Africa
Challenge Trophy
Winner Canada
Tournament details
Matches played45
Tries scored304 (average 6.756 per match)
Top point scorer Jean-Pascal Barraque (48)
Top try scorer Aminiasi Tuimaba (7)
Luciano Gonzalez (7)
Regan Ware (7)
2018
2020

The 2019 Paris Sevens was the final event of the 2018–19 World Rugby Sevens Series and the twelfth edition of the France Sevens. The tournament was held on 1–2 June 2018 at Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris.[1]

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 quarterfinals. The bottom two teams from each group advance to the Challenge Trophy quarterfinals.

Teams[edit]

The fifteen core teams played in the tournament, along with one invited team, 2018 Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Series champion and core team for the 2019–20 season, Ireland.[2][3]

Pool stages[edit]

All times in Central European Summer Time (UTC+02:00)[4]

Pool A[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 Fiji 3 3 0 0 132 45 +87 9
 Argentina 3 2 0 1 79 66 +13 7
 Ireland 3 1 0 2 39 76 –37 5
 England 3 0 0 3 47 110 –63 3
1 June 2019
12:28
Ireland  7–22  Argentina
Try: Sullivan 7'c
Con: Dardis (1/1) 7'
Report Try: Gonzalez (3) 4'm, 8'c, 13'm
Bazan Velez 10'm
Con: Mare (1/4) 8'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Matt Rodden (Hong Kong)
1 June 2019
12:50
Fiji  52–14  England
Try: Vakurunabili 0'c
Derenalagi 2'm
Mocenacagi 3'c
Nacuqu 7'c
Bolaca 8'c
Naduva 9'c
Tuivuaka 11'c
Cakaubalavu 13'c
Con: Nacuqu (3/4) 1', 3', 7'
Bolaca (4/4) 8', 9', 12', 14'
Report Try: Harris 5'c
Rodwell 10'c
Con: Guiry (2/2) 5', 11'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Paulo Duarte (Portugal)
1 June 2019
15:54
Ireland  27–14  England
Try: Kelly 1'm
Lennox 3'c
Maher 5'm
McGrath (2) 9'm, 14'm
Con: Dardis (1/4) 3'
Lennox (0/1)
Report Try: Harris 7'c
Sofolarin 7'c
Con: Guiry (2/2) 7', 8'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Sam Grove-White (Scotland)
1 June 2019
16:16
Fiji  40–26  Argentina
Try: Tuimaba (2) 2'c, 6'm
Nacuqu 4'c
Botitu (2) 7'c, 8'c
Cakaubalavu 14'c
Con: Nacuqu (3/4) 2', 4', 7'
Botitu (1/1) 9'
Bolaca (1/1) 14'
Report Try: Sábato (2) 0'c, 5'
Barbier 11'm
Gonzalez 13'c
Con: Ulloa (2/2) 1', 5'
Mare (1/2) 13'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Richard Kelly (New Zealand)
1 June 2019
19:20
Argentina  31–19  England
Try: Gonzales (2) 1'c, 8'm
Bazan Velez 7'c
Barbier (2) 9'm, 10'c
Con: Mare (2/3) 2', 7'
Revol (1/1) 11'
del Mestre (0/1)
Report Try: Waters 6'c
de Cothi 12'c
Coyle 14'm
Con: Guiry (1/1) 7'
de Cothi (1/1) 12'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Jérémy Rozier (France)
1 June 2019
19:42
Fiji  40–5  Ireland
Try: Tuimaba (3) 2'c, 3'c, 6'c
Naduva (2) 7'c, 9'c
Tuivuaka 14'm
Con: Botitu (5/6) 2', 4', 7', 8', 9'
Report Try: Sullivan 12'm
Con: Dardis (0/1)
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Jordan Way (Australia)

Pool B[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 South Africa 3 3 0 0 70 36 +34 9
 Kenya 3 1 1 1 57 69 –12 6
 Wales 3 1 0 2 52 55 –3 5
 Australia 3 0 1 2 43 62 –19 4
1 June 2019
11:44
South Africa  22−7  Wales
Try: du Plessis 6'c
Afrika 7'm
du Preez 9'm
Ndhlovu 13'm
Con: du Preez (1/3) 6'
Afrika (0/1)
Report Try: Goodchild 11'c
Con: Davies (1/1) 11'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Tevita Rokovereni (Fiji)
1 June 2019
12:06
Australia  19−19  Kenya
Try: Coward 1'c
Anderson 6'c
Hood 13'm
Con: Coward (2/2) 2', 7'
Holland (0/1)
Report Try: Omondi 4'm
Amonde 5'c
Mwale 10'c
Con: Olindi (1/1) 6'
Wanjala (1/2) 11'
Pen: Olindi (0/1)
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Damián Schneider (Argentina)
1 June 2019
15:10
South Africa  29−12  Kenya
Try: du Plessis (9) 2'm, 9'm
Soyizwapi 3'm
Visser 11'c
Ndhlovu 12'c
Con: Human (2/2) 11', 12'
du Preez (0/3)
Report Try: Ojee 5'm
Amonde 7'c
Con: Wanjala (1/2) 7'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Paulo Duarte (Portugal)
1 June 2019
15:32
Australia  7–24  Wales
Try: Longbottom 3'c
Con: Holland (1/1) 3'
Report Try: O. Jenkins 1'm
Goodchild (2) 5'c, 11'm
J. Jenkins 14'c
Con: Davies (1/3) 5'
Treharne (1/1) 14'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Jérémy Rozier (France)
1 June 2019
18:36
Wales  21–26  Kenya
Try: Goodchild (2) 0'c, 4'c
J. Jenkins 12'c
Con: Davies (2/2) 1', 4'
Treharne (1/1) 12'
Report Try: Oluoch 6'c
Mwale 7'c
Oyoo (2) 9'm, 11'c
Con: Wanjala (3/4) 6', 8', 11'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Sam Grove-White (Scotland)
1 June 2019
18:58
Australia  17–19  South Africa
Try: Hood 6'm
Longbottom 7'm
Maddocks 12'c
Con: Holland (1/3) 12'
Report Try: Geduld 0'c
Pretorius 2'c
Visser 9'm
Con: du Preez (2/3) 0', 2'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Richard Kelly (New Zealand)

Pool C[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 United States 3 3 0 0 90 33 +57 9
 Samoa 3 2 0 1 66 64 +2 7
 Spain 3 1 0 2 43 81 –38 5
 Canada 3 0 0 3 50 71 –21 3
1 June 2019
11:00
Canada  19–21  Samoa
Try: Fuailefau 3'm
Coe (2) 7'c, 11'c
Con: Hirayama (2/3) 7', 11'
Report Try: Alosio 0'c
Motuga 8'c
Leilua 13'c
Con: Mealoi (3/3) 1', 9', 13'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Richard Kelly (New Zealand)
1 June 2019
11:22
United States  31–7  Spain
Try: Iosefo 0'm
Barrett 2'm
Isles (2) 5'c, 7'c
Tupuola 12'c
Con: Hughes (3/5) 6', 7', 13'
Report Try: Mata 14'c
Con: Fontes (1/1) 14'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Jérémy Rozier (France)
1 June 2019
14:26
Canada  19–24  Spain
Try: Hirayama 5'c
Zaruba 10'm
Morra 14'c
Con: Hirayama (1/2) 5'
Coats (1/1) 14'
Report Try: Fontes (3) 1'm, 1'c, 9'c
Martínez 13'm
Con: de Santiago (2/2) 2', 9'
Mateu (0/1)
Fontes (0/1)
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Damián Schneider (Argentina)
1 June 2019
14:48
United States  33–14  Samoa
Try: Hughes 3'c
Iosefo 7'm
Isles 7'c
Tupuola 9'c
Baker 13'c
Con: Hughes (3/4) 4', 8', 13'
Tupuola (1/1) 10'
Report Try: Motuga 2'c
Perez 12'c
Con: Mealoi (1/1) 2'
Toilolo Fanuasa 12'c
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Jordan Way (Australia)
1 June 2019
17:52
Samoa  31–12  Spain
Try: Vaili 2'c
Mealoi 4'c
Alofipo 10'm
Alosio (2) 7'c, 11'm
Con: Mealoi (3/4) 2', 4', 7'
Leilua (0/1)
Report Try: Fontes 5'm
Ramos 14'c
Con: Ramos (1/1) 14'
de Santiago (0/1)
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Tevita Rokovereni (Fiji)
1 June 2019
18:14
United States  26–12  Canada
Try: Iosefo 2'c
Isles 3'm
Williams (2) 7'c, 12'c
Con: Hughes (2/3) 2', 8'
Tomasin (1/1) 13'
Report Try: Morra 0'm
Jones 9'c
Con: Hirayama (1/2) 9'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Matt Rodden (Hong Kong)

Pool D[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
 New Zealand 3 3 0 0 62 36 +26 9
 France 3 1 0 2 52 46 +6 5
 Japan 3 1 0 2 52 67 –15 5
 Scotland 3 1 0 2 46 63 –17 5
1 June 2019
13:12
New Zealand  14−12  Scotland
Try: Ware 4'c
Nareki 12'c
Con: Knewstubb (2/2) 5', 13'
Report Try: Coombes 7'c
Bryce 10'm
Con: Lowe (1/1) 7'
Fergusson (0/1)
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Jordan Way (Australia)
1 June 2019
13:34
France  14–17  Japan
Try: Mazzoleni 1'c
Barraque 13'c
Con: Barraque (1/1) 2', 13'
Report Try: Matsui 3'm
Sakai 8'c
Motomura 9'm
Con: Sakai (1/3) 8'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Sam Grove-White (Scotland)
1 June 2019
16:38
New Zealand  31–14  Japan
Try: Nareki (2) 1'c, 9'
Ware 7'm
Nicole 12'c
Knewstubb 14'c
Con: Knewstubb (2/3) 1', 14'
McGarvey-Black (1/2) 13'
Report Try: Toloke 2'c
Motomura 5'c
Con: Sakai (2/2) 3', 5'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Tevita Rokovereni (Fiji)
1 June 2019
17:00
France  28–12  Scotland
Try: Bonnefond 1'c
O'Connor 4'c
Lakafia 5'c
Jacquelain 9'c
Con: Barraque (4/4) 2', 5', 6', 9'
Report Try: Farndale 7'm
Fergusson 11'c
Con: Fergusson (1/2) 11'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Matt Rodden (Hong Kong)
1 June 2019
20:04
Scotland  22–21  Japan
Try: McFarland (2) 1'm, 10'm
Bryce 8'm
Barreto 14'c
Con: Lowe (1/4) 14'
Report Try: Soejima 4'c
Toloke 7'c
Fujita 13'c
Con: Sakai (3/3) 4', 7', 13'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Damián Schneider (Argentina)
1 June 2019
20:26
France  10–17  New Zealand
Try: Barraque (2) 2'm, 12'm
Con: Barraque (0/2)
Report Try: Curry 4'c
Molia 6'm
Ware 10'm
Con: Knewstubb (1/3) 4'
Stade Jean-Bouin
Referee: Paulo Duarte (Portugal)

Knockout stage[edit]

13th place[edit]

 
Semi-finals13th place final
 
      
 
2 June 2019 – 13:11 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 
 Scotland47
 
2 June 2019 – 16:47 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 Spain14
 
 Scotland31
 
2 June 2019 – 13:33 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 Japan26
 
 Japan33
 
 
 Wales17
 

Challenge Trophy[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsChallenge Trophy final
 
          
 
2 June 2019 – 10:00 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 
 Ireland24
 
2 June 2019 – 13:55 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 Scotland12
 
 Ireland24
 
2 June 2019 – 10:22 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 Australia17
 
 Spain0
 
2 June 2019 – 17:09 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 Australia54
 
 Ireland12
 
2 June 2019 – 10:44 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 Canada28
 
 Japan7
 
2 June 2019 – 14:17 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 England52
 
 England28
 
2 June 2019 – 11:06 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 Canada41
 
 Wales12
 
 
 Canada31
 

5th place[edit]

 
Semi-finals5th place final
 
      
 
2 June 2019 – 14:39 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 
 France26
(a.e.t.)
 
2 June 2019 – 17:46 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 Kenya21
 
 France40
 
2 June 2019 – 15:01 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 Samoa5
 
 Argentina10
 
 
 Samoa12
 

Cup[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsCup final
 
          
 
2 June 2019 – 11:28 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 
 Fiji24
 
2 June 2019 – 15:23 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 France5
 
 Fiji33
 
2 June 2019 – 11:50 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 United States14
 
 United States26
 
2 June 2019 – 18:33 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 Kenya 14
 
 Fiji35
 
2 June 2019 – 12:12 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 New Zealand24
 
 New Zealand21
 
2 June 2019 – 15:45 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 Argentina12
 
 New Zealand33
 
2 June 2019 – 12:34 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 South Africa7 Bronze medal match
 
 South Africa40
 
2 June 2019 – 18:08 – Stade Jean Bouin
 
 Samoa7
 
 United States7
 
 
 South Africa24
 

Tournament placings[edit]

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

Source: World Rugby

Players[edit]

Scoring leaders[edit]

Points scored
Rank Player Points
1 Jean-Pascal Barraque 48
2 Vilimoni Botitu 42
3 Andrew Knewstubb 41
4 Aminiasi Tuimaba 37
5 Madison Hughes 36

Source: World Rugby

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Captains ready for season finale at HSBC Paris Sevens". World Rugby Sevens Series. 29 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Ireland claim historic European sevens title". World Rugby. 10 September 2018. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Ireland secure place on HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2020". World Rugby. 7 April 2019. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Paris Fixtures". World Rugby. Retrieved 30 May 2019.

External links[edit]

World Sevens Series XX
Preceded by
2019 London Sevens
2019 Paris Sevens Succeeded by
None (last event)
France Sevens
Preceded by
2018 Paris Sevens
2019 Paris Sevens Succeeded by
2020 Paris Sevens