2008 European Women Sevens Championship

The 2008 European Women Sevens Championship was the sixth edition of the European Women's Sevens Championship.

Emerging (European) Nations 2008Edit

Date/Venue: 21–24 March 2008, Austria. (Summarised)

  • Romania and Switzerland had been possible participants but do not appear to have attended..

Pool StagesEdit

POOL A

Nation Won Drawn Lost For Against
Finland 4 0 0 125 14
Czech Republic 2 1 1 61 39
Bulgaria 2 1 1 27 47
Serbia 1 0 3 41 93
Luxembourg 0 0 4 26 87
  • Serbia 0-25 Czech Republic
  • Bulgaria 0-25 Finland
  • Czech Republic 31-0 Luxembourg
  • Bulgaria 12-10 Serbia
  • Finland 22-7 Luxembourg
  • Czech Republic 5-5 Bulgaria
  • Finland 44-7 Serbia
  • Bulgaria 10-7 Luxembourg
  • Czech Republic 0-34 Finland
  • Luxembourg 12-24 Serbia

POOL B

Nation Won Drawn Lost For Against
Croatia 3 0 1 74 26
Poland 3 0 1 75 31
Austria 3 0 1 78 50
Hungary 1 0 3 43 60
Bosnia and Herzogovina 0 0 4 0 103
  • Bosnia and Herzogovina 0-20 Poland
  • Croatia 7-14 Austria
  • Poland 17-5 Hungary
  • Croatia 26-0 Bosnia and Herzogovina
  • Austria 21-17 Hungary
  • Poland 12-19 Croatia
  • Austria 36-0 Bosnia and Herzogovina
  • Croatia 22-0 Hungary
  • Poland 26-7 Austria
  • Hungary 21-0 Bosnia and Herzogovina

Classification StagesEdit

9th Place

  • Luxembourg 25-0 Bosnia and Herzogovina

5th to 8th

  • Bulgaria 17-7 Hungary
  • Serbia 0-21 Croatia

7th Place

  • Hungary 0-14 Serbia

5th Place

  • Bulgaria 0-7 Croatia

1st to 4th

  • Finland 29-5 Austria
  • Czech Republic 25-0 Poland

3rd Place

  • Austria 7-22 Poland

1st Place

  • Finland 34-0 Czech Republic

World Cup Qualifier 2008 (Europe)Edit

Venue/Date: Bosnia, 10–11 May 2008. (Source FIRA-AER) Summarised

Pool StagesEdit

POOL A

Nation Won Drawn Lost For Against Points
Finland 5 0 0 181 0 15
Bulgaria 4 0 1 99 64 13
Latvia 3 0 2 58 68 11
Lithuania 2 0 3 89 57 9
Serbia 1 0 4 27 63 7
Slovenia 0 0 5 0 202 5
  • Finland 45-0 Slovenia
  • Bulgaria 17-0 Serbia
  • Lithuania 24-7 Latvia
  • Serbia 27-0 Slovenia
  • Finland 29-0 Latvia
  • Lithuania 14-24 Bulgaria
  • Latvia 41-0 Slovenia
  • Lithuania 5-0 Serbia
  • Bulgaria 0-45 Finland
  • Serbia 0-5 Latvia
  • Bulgaria 43-0 Slovenia
  • Lithuania 0-26 Finland
  • Bulgaria 15-5 Latvia
  • Finland 36-0 Serbia
  • Lithuania 46-0 Slovenia

POOL B

Nation Won Drawn Lost For Against Points
Romania 5 0 0 161 7 15
Israel 4 0 1 80 36 13
Croatia 3 0 2 84 62 11
Austria 2 0 3 84 42 9
Georgia 1 0 4 38 141 7
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 0 5 5 164 5
  • Austria 34-10 Georgia
  • Croatia 7-14 Israel
  • Romania 43-0 Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Israel 42-7 Georgia
  • Austria 38-5 Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Romania 29-0 Croatia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina 0-14 Georgia
  • Romania 22-7 Israel
  • Croatia 5-12 Austria
  • Israel 12-0 Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Croatia 15-7 Georgia
  • Romania 17-0 Austria
  • Croatia 57-0 Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Austria 0-5 Israel
  • Romania 50-0 Georgia

Classification StagesEdit

Bowl Semi Finals

  • Serbia 27-0 Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Slovenia 0-31 Georgia

Plate Semi Finals

  • Lithuania 0-22 Croatia
  • Latvia 5-0 Austria

Cup Semi Finals

  • Finland 31-0 Israel
  • Bulgaria 0-43 Romania

11th Place

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina 10-5 Slovenia

9th Place

  • Serbia 20-0 Georgia

7th Place

  • Austria 17-12 Lithuania

5th Place

  • Croatia 12-17 Latvia

3rd Place

  • Israel 7-5 Bulgaria

1st Place

  • Finland 14-21 Romania

QualifiersEdit

ROMANIA, FINLAND, ISRAEL

World Cup Qualifier 2008 (Europe)Edit

Venue/Date: Belgium, 30 May-1 June 2008. (Source FIRA-AER) (Summarised)

  • 3 teams progressed.

Pool StagesEdit

POOL A

Nation Won Drawn Lost For Against Points
Moldova 4 0 1 69 29 13
Andorra 4 0 1 75 22 13
Norway 3 0 2 47 40 11
Malta 2 0 3 70 27 9
Switzerland 2 0 3 68 50 9
Luxembourg 0 0 5 10 171 5

Note - Andorra shown by FIRA as 1st but due to head to head they finished below Moldova

  • Andorra 41-0 Luxembourg
  • Norway 7-5 Malta
  • Switzerland 19-7 Moldova
  • Malta 50-0 Luxembourg
  • Andorra 5-17 Moldova
  • Switzerland 10-14 Norway
  • Moldova 20-0 Luxembourg
  • Switzerland 0-10 Malta
  • Norway 0-10 Andorra
  • Malta 5-15 Moldova
  • Norway 26-5 Luxembourg
  • Switzerland 5-14 Andorra
  • Norway 0-10 Moldova
  • Andorra 5-0 Malta
  • Switzerland 34-5 Luxembourg

POOL B

Nation Won Drawn Lost For Against Points
Germany 5 0 0 216 5 15
Czech Republic 3 0 2 86 74 11
Poland 3 0 2 72 90 11
  Belgium 2 0 3 58 90 9
Denmark 1 0 4 33 115 7
Hungary 1 0 4 56 147 7
  • Czech Republic 36-14 Hungary
  •   Belgium 10-14 Poland
  • Germany 38-0 Denmark
  • Poland 26-10 Hungary
  • Czech Republic 31-0 Denmark
  • Germany 49-0 Belgium  
  • Denmark 28-5 Hungary
  • Germany 51-0 Poland
  •   Belgium 17-5 Czech Republic
  • Poland 27-5 Denmark
  • Belgium 17-22 Hungary
  • Germany 38-0 Czech Republic
  •   Belgium 14-0 Denmark
  • Czech Republic 14-5 Poland
  • Germany 40-5 Hungary

Classification StagesEdit

Bowl Semi Finals

  • Switzerland 12-10 Hungary
  • Denmark 19-0 Luxembourg

Plate Semi Finals

  • Norway 7-10 Belgium
  • Malta 24-0 Poland

Cup Semi Finals

  • Moldova 17-5 Czech Republic
  • Andorra 0-50 Germany

11th Place

  • Hungary 31-0 Luxembourg

9th Place

  • Denmark 5-31 Switzerland

7th Place

  • Poland 10-17 Norway

5th Place

  • Belgium 5-29 Malta

3rd Place

  • Andorra 7-0 Czech Republic

1st Place

  • Germany 43-0 Moldova

QUALIFIERS - GERMANY, MOLDOVA and ANDORRA

Note: Subsequently Czech Republic added as best fourth place over Bulgaria, in place of Scotland

FIRA-AER Tournament 2008 - Top 16Edit

Venue/Date: Limoges, France on 14 and 15 June 2008. This was the qualifying tournament for the World Cup in 2009 (Source Fira-Aer)

  • The 10 team format was replaced by 16 teams as it was the World Cup qualifier. 6 teams progressed to Dubai.
  • Teams confirmed (pre-qualified) were France, England, Spain, Wales, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, Russia, and Portugal.
  • 3 teams qualified from Bosnia (Romania, Finland and Israel), and 3 from Belgium (Germany, Moldova and Andorra). A fourth team from the Belgium tournament (Czech Republic) also qualified in place of Scotland.

In summary the awards went to:

  • Cup Winners - England
  • Also Qualified for Dubai - Netherlands, Spain, Russia, France, Italy
  • Plate Winners - France
  • Bowl Winners - Sweden
  • Shield Winners - Andorra

Pool StagesEdit

POOL A

Nation Won Drawn Lost For Against
Russia 3 0 0 76 10
France 2 0 1 103 17
Portugal 1 0 2 43 47
Czech Republic 0 0 3 5 153
  • France 22-0 Portugal
  • Russia 39-0 Czech Republic
  • France 71-0 Czech Republic
  • Russia 20-0 Portugal
  • Portugal 43-5 Czech Republic
  • France 10-17 Russia

POOL B

Nation Won Drawn Lost For Against
England 3 0 0 127 0
Germany 2 0 1 78 48
Sweden 1 0 2 46 80
Andorra 0 0 3 14 137
  • England 31-0 Germany
  • Sweden 36-7 Andorra
  • England 56-0 Andorra
  • Sweden 10-33 Germany
  • Germany 45-7 Andorra
  • England 40-0 Sweden

POOL C

Nation Won Drawn Lost For Against
Spain 3 0 0 114 24
Netherlands 2 0 1 106 28
Romania 1 0 2 39 71
Israel 0 0 3 0 136
  • Spain 36-5 Romania
  • Netherlands 52-0 Israel
  • Spain 50-0 Israel
  • Netherlands 35-0 Romania
  • Romania 34-0 Israel
  • Spain 28-19 Netherlands

POOL D

Nation Won Drawn Lost For Against
Italy 3 0 0 110 5
Wales 2 0 1 76 38
Finland 1 0 2 17 93
Moldova 0 0 3 15 82
  • Wales 40-0 Finland
  • Italy 34-0 Moldova
  • Wales 31-10 Moldova
  • Italy 48-0 Finland
  • Finland 17-5 Moldova
  • Wales 5-28 Italy

Classification StagesEdit

Cup and Plate Quarter Finals (winners progress to Dubai)

  • Russia 20-5 Germany
  • Italy 0-5 Netherlands
  • Spain 14-5 Wales
  • England 29-7 France

Bowl and Shield Quarter Finals

  • Portugal 17-0 Andorra
  • Finland 21-0 Israel
  • Romania 0-12 Moldova
  • Sweden 34-0 Czech Rep

Shield Semi Final

  • Czech Republic 14-19 Romania
  • Andorra 34-0 Israel

Bowl Semi Final

  • Portugal 19-7 Finland
  • Sweden 22-5 Moldova

Plate Semi Final (winners progress to Dubai)

  • France 35-7 Wales
  • Germany 0-29 Italy

Cup Semi Finals

  • Russia 12-21 Netherlands
  • England 10-0 Spain

15th Place

  • Israel 12-7 Czech Republic

SHIELD FINAL

13th Place

  • Andorra 10-5 Romania

11th Place

  • Finland 7-10 Moldova

BOWL FINAL

9th Place

  • Portugal 7-15 Sweden

7th Place

  • Germany 0-20 Wales

PLATE FINAL

5th Place

  • France 14-5 Italy

3rd Place

  • Spain 5-10 Russia

CUP FINAL

1st Place

  • Netherlands 0-52 England

T-EN Tournament 2008Edit

Date/Venue: 19 September 2008 at Rauris, Austria. Croatia withdrew to be replaced by Czech Republic and an Austrian club team.

  • Hungary bt Czech Republic
  • Austria bt Linz
  • Hungary bt Linz
  • Austria bt Czech Republic
  • Hungary 12-0 Austria

T-EN Tournament 2008Edit

Date/Venue: 19 October 2008 at Slovenia. Croatia withdrew.

  • Austria 31-0 Slovenia
  • Hungary 15-12 Austria
  • Hungary bt Slovenia (who scored their first ever try)
  • Hungary 19-19 Austria

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