2009 Hong Kong Sevens

Hong Kong Sevens Parade

The Hong Kong Sevens, referred to as the Cathay Pacific Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens for sponsorship reasons, is the 5th stop on the IRB Sevens World Series. The 2009 event was played between the 27–29 March, and was won by Fiji. Unlike the 7 other tournaments, Hong Kong contains 24 teams to compete.

TeamsEdit

Pool StagesEdit

Pool AEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
  South Africa 3 3 0 0 108 19 +89 9
  France 3 2 0 1 53 36 +17 7
  South Korea 3 1 0 2 47 63 -16 5
  Uruguay 3 0 0 3 15 105 -90 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2009-03-27   South Africa 29 - 7   South Korea
2009-03-27   France 17 - 5   Uruguay
2009-03-28   France 24 - 5   South Korea
2009-03-28   South Africa 53 - 0   Uruguay
2009-03-28   Uruguay 10 - 35   South Korea
2009-03-28   South Africa 26 - 12   France

Pool BEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
  England 3 3 0 0 130 19 +111 9
  Wales 3 2 0 1 52 48 +4 7
  Japan 3 1 0 2 26 81 -55 5
  China 3 0 0 3 34 94 -60 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2009-03-27   England 54 - 0   China
2009-03-27   Wales 14 - 5   Japan
2009-03-28   Wales 19 - 17   China
2009-03-28   England 50 - 0   Japan
2009-03-28   Japan 21 - 17   China
2009-03-28   England 26 - 19   Wales

Pool CEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
  New Zealand 3 3 0 0 128 5 +123 9
  Australia 3 2 0 1 94 34 +60 7
  Zimbabwe 3 1 0 2 38 99 -61 5
  Sri Lanka 3 0 0 3 26 148 -122 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2009-03-27   New Zealand 59 - 0   Sri Lanka
2009-03-27   Australia 33 - 5   Zimbabwe
2009-03-28   Australia 56 - 12   Sri Lanka
2009-03-28   New Zealand 52 - 0   Zimbabwe
2009-03-28   Zimbabwe 33 - 14   Sri Lanka
2009-03-28   New Zealand 17 - 5   Australia

Pool DEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
  Argentina 3 3 0 0 72 31 +41 9
  Hong Kong 3 2 0 1 38 47 -9 7
  Tonga 3 1 0 2 46 41 +5 5
  Portugal 3 0 0 3 26 63 -37 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2009-03-27   Argentina 28 - 0   Hong Kong
2009-03-27   Portugal 5 - 17   Tonga
2009-03-28   Portugal 7 - 24   Hong Kong
2009-03-28   Argentina 22 - 17   Tonga
2009-03-28   Tonga 12 - 14   Hong Kong
2009-03-28   Argentina 22 - 14   Portugal

Pool EEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
  Samoa 3 2 1 0 76 22 +54 8
  Fiji 3 2 1 0 71 29 +42 8
  Canada 3 1 0 2 49 47 +2 5
  Chinese Taipei 3 0 0 3 7 105 -98 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2009-03-27   Fiji 33 - 0   Chinese Taipei
2009-03-27   Samoa 14 - 10   Canada
2009-03-28   Samoa 50 - 0   Chinese Taipei
2009-03-28   Fiji 26 - 17   Canada
2009-03-28   Canada 22 - 7   Chinese Taipei
2009-03-28   Fiji 12 - 12   Samoa

Pool FEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
  Kenya 3 3 0 0 67 29 +38 9
  Scotland 3 2 0 1 45 65 -20 7
  United States 3 1 0 2 46 45 +1 5
  West Indies 3 0 0 3 34 53 -19 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2009-03-27   Kenya 17 - 10   West Indies
2009-03-27   United States 17 - 19   Scotland
2009-03-28   United States 17 - 7   West Indies
2009-03-28   Kenya 31 - 7   Scotland
2009-03-28   Scotland 19 - 17   West Indies
2009-03-28   Kenya 19 - 12   United States

KnockoutEdit

BowlEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
 
  Japan26
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Sri Lanka10
 
  Japan10
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Portugal26
 
  China5
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Portugal33
 
  Portugal14
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Uruguay12
 
  West Indies12
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Uruguay21
 
  Uruguay28
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Zimbabwe14
 
  Chinese Taipei14
 
 
  Zimbabwe40
 

PlateEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
 
  France17
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  South Korea7
 
  France10
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Tonga19
 
  Tonga29
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Scotland0
 
  Tonga14
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Canada12
 
  Hong Kong5
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Canada26
 
  Canada19
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Wales10
 
  United States21
 
 
  Wales22
 

CupEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
 
  South Africa24
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Australia10
 
  South Africa29
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Samoa3
 
  Samoa15
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Argentina12
 
  South Africa24
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Fiji26
 
  New Zealand7
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Kenya10
 
  Kenya7
 
March 29 - Hong Kong
 
  Fiji24
 
  Fiji10
 
 
  England7
 

Standings after TournamentEdit

 
Hong Kong Stadium

South Africa, who finished second in this tournament, went to the top of the IRB Sevens World Series. England, who were joint-first with South Africa before, dropped to second place, with Fiji going to third and New Zealand fourth.

StatisticsEdit

Individual pointsEdit

Individual points [1]
Updated:2009-03-29
Pos. Player Country Points
1 Phillip Mack   Canada 41
2 Pedro Leal   Portugal 39
3 Vuyo Zangga   South Africa 33
4 Sosaia Palei   Tonga 32
5= Pio Tuwai   Fiji 30
5= Robert Ebersohn   South Africa 30
6 Richard Kingi   Australia 29
7 Emosi Vucago   Fiji 28
9= Mzwandile Stick   South Africa 26
9= Renfred Dazel   South Africa 26

Individual triesEdit

Individual tries [2]
Updated:2009-03-29
Pos. Player Country Tries
1= Robert Ebersohn   South Africa 6
1= Sosaia Palei   Tonga 6
3= Pio Tuwai   Fiji 5
3= Rayno Benjamin   South Africa 5
3= Seremaia Burotu   Fiji 5
3= Ifan Evans   Wales 5
3= Collins Injera   Kenya 5
3= Ualosi Kailea   Tonga 5
3= Philip Mack   Canada 5
3= Joao Mirra   Portugal 5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ IRB.com. "Season Player Points". International Rugby Board. Archived from the original on 2009-05-28. Retrieved 2008-04-04.
  2. ^ "Season Player Tries". International Rugby Board. Archived from the original on 9 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-04.
Preceded by
San Diego Sevens
Hong Kong Sevens
2009
Succeeded by
Adelaide Sevens

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