2003 European Women Sevens Championship

The 2003 European Women Sevens Championship is the first edition of the European Women's Sevens Championship. It took place on 24 May 2003 at Lunel.[1][2]

2003 European Women Sevens Championship
Host nationFrance France
Date23–24 May 2003
Cup
Champion Spain
Runner-up France
Plate
Winner Portugal
Runner-up Belgium
Bowl
Winner Czech Republic
Runner-up Bulgaria
2004

Spain took home the first European Women's Sevens Championship after defeating France 21–12 in the Cup final.[3]

Pool Stage edit

Key to colours in group tables
Teams that advanced to the Cup Semifinal
Teams advanced to the Plate Semifinal
Teams advanced to the Shield Final

Pool A edit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  Spain 4 4 0 0 162 5 +157 12
   Switzerland 4 3 0 1 131 24 +107 10
  Belgium 4 2 0 2 31 79 -48 8
  Norway 4 1 0 3 12 112 -100 6
  Czech Republic 4 0 0 4 5 121 -116 4

Spain  45–0  Belgium


Switzerland  29–0  Belgium

Spain  50–0  Norway

Belgium  19–5  Czech Republic

Switzerland  50–5  Norway

Spain  48–0  Czech Republic

Belgium  12–0  Norway

Spain  19–5   Switzerland

Pool B edit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  France 4 4 0 0 165 5 +160 12
  Sweden 4 3 0 1 68 50 +18 10
  Portugal 4 2 0 2 90 39 +51 8
  Croatia 4 1 0 3 24 129 -105 6
  Bulgaria 4 0 0 4 5 129 -124 4
Croatia  19–5  Bulgaria

France  22–0  Portugal

Sweden  32–0  Croatia

Portugal  40–0  Bulgaria

France  40–5  Sweden

Portugal  40–5  Croatia

Sweden  19–0  Bulgaria

France  52–0  Croatia

Sweden  12–10  Portugal

France  51–0  Bulgaria

Source: [1][2]

Knockout stage edit

Bowl edit

24 May
Czech Republic  24–0  Bulgaria

Plate edit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
24 May
 
 
  Portugal26
 
24 May
 
  Norway5
 
  Portugal14
 
24 May
 
  Belgium0
 
  Belgium7
 
 
  Croatia0
 
Third place
 
 
24 May
 
 
  Norway5
 
 
  Croatia7

Cup edit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
24 May
 
 
  Spain49
 
24 May
 
  Sweden0
 
  Spain21
 
24 May
 
  France12
 
  France35
 
 
   Switzerland0
 
Third place
 
 
24 May
 
 
  Sweden0
 
 
   Switzerland5

Source: [1][2]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c "2003 Euro Sevens Championship". rugby7.com. Retrieved 28 January 2024.
  2. ^ a b c "2003 Women's European Sevens Championship". www.rugbyarchive.net. Retrieved 28 January 2024.
  3. ^ "The Spanish women's team, the best in Europe also in Rugby 7" (in Spanish). ferugby.com. Archived from the original on 25 April 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2012.