2003 European Women Sevens Championship

The 2003 European Women Sevens Championship – the first edition of the European Women's Sevens Championship. It took place on 24 May 2003 at Lunel.

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

It was Spain who take home the first European Women's Sevens Championship after defeating France 21-12.[1]

Pool StageEdit

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 AEdit

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

  Switzerland 47–0   Czech Republic


  Spain 45–0   Belgium


  Norway 7–0   Czech Republic


  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 BEdit

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

Knockout stageEdit

BowlEdit

24 May
  Czech Republic 24–0   Bulgaria

PlateEdit

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

CupEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "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.