Rugby sevens at the 1998 Commonwealth Games

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Rugby sevens at the 1998 Commonwealth Games
Host nation Malaysia Malaysia
Date 12-14 September 1998
Cup
Champions  New Zealand
Runners-up  Fiji
Third  Australia
Plate
Champions  Cook Islands
Runners-up  Papua New Guinea
Bowl
Champions  Bahamas
Runners-up  Cayman Islands
Shield
Tournament details
Matches played 52
2002
File:1998 Commonwealth Games rugby sevens competing countries map.png
Countries that competed in the 1998 Commonwealth Games rugby sevens tournament.

The 1998 Commonwealth Games was the first Games where Rugby sevens was played. It is one of the male-only sports at the Commonwealth Games.

The gold medal was won by New Zealand who defeated Fiji 21–12 in the final on 14 September 1998 while in the bronze medal playoff, it was Australia defeating Samoa 33–12 in the 3rd place final.

Medalists[edit]

Men's Gold Silver Bronze
New Zealand New Zealand
Amasio Valence
Bruce Reihe
Caleb Ralph
Christian Cullen
Dallas Seymour
Eric Rush
Joeli Vidiri
Jonah Lomu
Rico Gear
Roger Randle
Fiji Fiji
Aparama Bosekora
Jope Tuikabe
Ratu Doviverata
Rauqe Senirusi
Saimoni Rokini
Setareki Tawake Naivaluwaqa
Silyl Ragata
Tinasau Akuila
Marika Vunibaka
Waisale Serevi
Australia Australia
Brendan Williams
Cameron Pither
David Campese
Ipolito Fenukitau
Jim Williams
Marc Stcherbina
Matthew Dowling
Richard Graham
Rick Nalatu
Tyron Mandrusiak

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