2003 Singer Sri Lankan Airlines Rugby 7s

The 2003 Singer Sri Lankan Airlines Rugby 7s was the fifth year that the Singer Sri Lankan Airlines Rugby 7s tournament was held[1] and was the first year that teams from Africa (Kenya, Morocco and the Arabian Gulf) and Oceania (Australia, New Zealand and the Cook Islands) participated.[1][2]Kenya defeated Portugal 16 points to 12 in the Cup final, with Arabian Gulf winning the Bowl and host nation, Sri Lanka, winning the Plate.

2003 Singer Sri Lankan Airlines Rugby 7s
Tournament details
Countries16
Tournament format(s)Knockout
Date5–7 September 2003
Tournament statistics
Teams16
Matches played37
Final
VenueBogambara Stadium
Champions Kenya
Runners-up Portugal
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First roundEdit

Key to colours in group tables
Teams advanced to the Cup quarter-final
Teams advanced to the Plate semi-final
Teams advanced to the Bowl semi-final

Pool AEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  New Zealand Centurions 3 3 0 0 110 12 +98 9
  Kenya 3 2 0 1 83 28 +55 7
  Morocco 3 1 0 2 12 87 -75 5
  Arabian Gulf 3 0 0 3 7 85 −78 3

Pool BEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  Portugal 3 3 0 0 121 26 +95 9
  Cook Islands 3 2 0 1 114 36 +78 7
  Belgium 3 1 0 2 50 78 -28 5
  Singapore 3 0 0 3 7 152 −145 3

Pool CEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  Hong Kong 3 3 0 0 85 24 +61 9
  South Korea 3 2 0 1 108 28 +80 7
  Germany 3 1 0 2 64 47 +17 5
  Malaysia 3 0 0 3 0 158 −158 3

Pool DEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  Chinese Taipei 3 3 0 0 73 33 +40 9
  Australia Potoroos 3 2 0 1 59 47 +12 7
  Sri Lanka 3 1 0 2 45 59 -14 5
  Denmark 3 0 0 3 26 64 −38 3

Second roundEdit

BowlEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Arabian Gulf24
 
 
 
  Singapore19
 
  Arabian Gulf28
 
 
 
  Denmark19
 
  Denmark19
 
 
  Malaysia7
 

PlateEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Sri Lanka26
 
 
 
  Germany19
 
  Sri Lanka33
 
 
 
  Belgium19
 
  Morocco5
 
 
  Belgium10
 

CupEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
  Cook Islands31
 
 
 
  Chinese Taipei15
 
  Kenya43
 
 
 
  Cook Islands5
 
  Kenya36
 
 
 
  Hong Kong12
 
  Kenya16
 
 
 
  Portugal12
 
  Portugal52
 
 
 
  Australia Potoroos0
 
  Portugal21
 
 
 
  New Zealand Centurions12
 
  New Zealand Centurions27
 
 
  South Korea7
 

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Sri Lanka 7s". Rugby7.com. Retrieved 14 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Singer - Sri Lankan Airlines Rugby Sevens from September 5 to 7". The Daily News. 3 September 2003. Retrieved 16 January 2015.