The 2009 USA Sevens competition took place on February 14 and 15 at Petco Park in San Diego, California. It was the fourth Cup trophy in the 2008-09 IRB Sevens World Series. The USA Sevens is played annually as part of the IRB Sevens World Series for international rugby sevens. Argentina won the 2009 USA Sevens, defeating England 19–14 in the cup final.

2009 USA Sevens
2008–09 Sevens World Series
Host nationUnited States United States
Cup
Champion Argentina
Runner-up England
Plate
Winner New Zealand
Tournament details
Matches played45
Top point scorerFiji P. Rokodiva (48)
Top try scorerNew Zealand V. Waqasduadua (8)
2008
2010

This was the last edition of the USA Sevens to be held in San Diego. Starting with the 2010 edition, the event was moved to Sam Boyd Stadium near Las Vegas.

TeamsEdit

Pool stagesEdit

Pool AEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
  South Africa 3 3 0 0 68 33 +35 9
  United States 3 2 0 1 57 27 +30 7
  Australia 3 1 0 2 54 46 +8 5
  Canada 3 0 0 3 19 92 -73 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2009-02-14   South Africa 15 – 14   United States
2009-02-14   Australia 35 – 7   Canada
2009-02-14   South Africa 29 – 12   Canada
2009-02-14   Australia 12-17   United States
2009-02-14   United States 26-0   Canada
2009-02-14   South Africa 22 – 7   Australia

Pool BEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
  Kenya 3 2 0 1 69 21 +48 7
  New Zealand 3 2 0 1 82 36 +46 7
  France 3 1 0 2 50 62 -12 5
  Uruguay 3 1 0 2 21 103 -82 5
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2009-02-14   New Zealand 22 – 12   France
2009-02-14   Kenya 12 – 14   Uruguay
2009-02-14   New Zealand 53 – 0   Uruguay
2009-02-14   Kenya 33 – 0   France
2009-02-14   France 38-7   Uruguay
2009-02-14   New Zealand 7 – 24   Kenya

Pool CEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
  Samoa 3 3 0 0 72 26 +46 9
  England 3 2 0 1 69 39 +30 7
  Scotland 3 1 0 2 48 58 -10 5
  Japan 3 0 0 3 31 97 -66 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2009-02-14   England 22 – 12   Scotland
2009-02-14   Samoa 33 – 7   Japan
2009-02-14   England 35 – 12   Japan
2009-02-14   Samoa 24 – 7   Scotland
2009-02-14   Scotland 29 – 12   Japan
2009-02-14   England 12-15   Samoa

Pool DEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
  Fiji 3 3 0 0 111 26 +85 9
  Argentina 3 2 0 1 77 24 +53 7
  Wales 3 1 0 2 76 55 +21 5
  Mexico 3 0 0 3 0 159 -159 3
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
2009-02-14   Fiji 35 – 14   Wales
2009-02-14   Argentina 45 – 0   Mexico
2009-02-14   Fiji 57 – 0   Mexico
2009-02-14   Argentina 20 – 5   Wales
2009-02-14   Wales 57 – 0   Mexico
2009-02-14   Fiji 19-12   Argentina

KnockoutEdit

ShieldEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
 
  Australia27
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  Uruguay10
 
  Uruguay26
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  Japan10
 
  Wales28
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  Japan12
 
  Uruguay7
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  Canada31
 
  Scotland50
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  Mexico0
 
  Mexico7
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  Canada31
 
  France26
 
 
  Canada12
 

BowlEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
 
  Australia27
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  Uruguay10
 
  Australia26
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  Wales24
 
  Wales28
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  Japan12
 
  Australia40
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  France0
 
  Scotland50
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  Mexico0
 
  Scotland12
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  France17
 
  France26
 
 
  Canada12
 

PlateEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
 
  South Africa19
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  New Zealand7
 
  New Zealand24
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  Fiji12
 
  Fiji10
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  England12
 
  New Zealand22
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  Kenya7
 
  Samoa5
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  Argentina21
 
  Samoa12
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  Kenya17
 
  Kenya7
 
 
  United States14
 

CupEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
 
  South Africa19
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  New Zealand7
 
  South Africa 19
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  England 22
 
  Fiji10
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  England12
 
  England 14
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  Argentina 19
 
  Samoa5
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  Argentina21
 
  Argentina19
 
February 15 – San Diego, USA
 
  United States14
 
  Kenya7
 
 
  United States14
 

StatisticsEdit

Individual pointsEdit

Individual points [1]
Updated:2009-02-15
Pos. Player Country Points
1 Peni Rokodiva   Fiji 48
2 Richard Kingi   Australia 45
3 Viliame Waqasduadua   New Zealand 42
4 Santiago Gomez Cora   Argentina 39
5 Phillip Mack   Canada 36
6 Lee Williams   Wales 35
7= Ben Gollings   England 32
7= Martin Rodríguez   Argentina 32
9= Nese Malifa   United States 30
9= Luke Morahan   Australia 30

Individual triesEdit

Individual tries [2]
Updated:2009-02-15
Pos. Player Country Tries
1 Viliame Waqasduadua   New Zealand 8
2 Santiago Gomez Cora   Argentina 7
3= Collins Injera   Kenya 6
3= Luke Morahan   Australia 6
5= Tom Biggs   England 5
5= Gonzalo Camacho   Argentina 5
5= Pio Tuwai   Fiji 5
8= Santiago Carracedo   Uruguay 4
8= Chris Davies   Wales 4
8= Roddy Grant   Scotland 4

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.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Wellington Sevens
San Diego Sevens
2009
Succeeded by
Hong Kong Sevens