2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens – Women's tournament

The women's 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament was held at Luzhniki stadium and nearby Gorodok Stadium, both in Moscow. The tournament was held from 29 June to 30 June, with New Zealand beating Canada 29−12 at the final.[1] The eight quarter-finalists qualified as core teams for the 2013–14 IRB Women's Sevens World Series.

2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens – Women's tournament
Tournament details
VenueLuzhniki Stadium
Gorodok Stadium
Dates29 – 30 June
No. of nations16
Champions Gold medal blank.svg New Zealand
Tournament statistics
Matches played42
Tries scored201 (average 4.79 per match)
Top scorer(s)New Zealand Portia Woodman
(60 points)

TeamsEdit

Notes:
Canada qualified for the tournament through NACRA's regional qualifying tournament taking the 1 and only place available in the North America/Caribbean category.
Tunisia qualified for the tournament taking the 1 available place in the Africa category.
England, Ireland, Spain, France and Netherlands qualified for the tournament taking the 5 available places in the European category.
Fiji, Japan, and China qualified for the tournament through AFRU's regional qualifying tournament taking the 3 available places in the Asian and Oceania category.
Brazil qualified through CONSUR's regional qualifying tournament taking the 1 and only place in the South America category.

SquadsEdit

DrawEdit

The band allocation was completed on February 25 in advance of the pool draw on February 28.

The 16 teams were ranked in four bands of four, determined by series points accumulated over the three IRB Women's Sevens Challenge Cups, and the first two rounds of the 2012–13 IRB Women's Sevens World Series.[2]

Band 1   England,   Australia,   Canada,   United States
Band 2   New Zealand,   South Africa,   Spain,   Russia
Band 3   Netherlands,   China,   France,   Brazil
Band 4   Japan,   Tunisia,   Ireland,   Fiji

Pool StageEdit

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

All times are local (UTC+4).

Pool AEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  New Zealand 3 3 0 0 97 5 +92 9
  Canada 3 2 0 1 65 27 +38 7
  Netherlands 3 1 0 2 33 61 −28 5
  Tunisia 3 0 0 3 3 105 −102 3
29 June 2013
09:00
New Zealand   36 – 0   Tunisia
Report
Gorodok Stadium

29 June 2013
09:22
Canada   17 – 7   Netherlands
Report
Gorodok Stadium

29 June 2013
11:56
Canada   43 – 0   Tunisia
Report
Gorodok Stadium

29 June 2013
12:18
New Zealand   41 – 0   Netherlands
Report
Gorodok Stadium

29 June 2013
15:36
Netherlands   26 – 3   Tunisia
Report

29 June 2013
18:32
Canada   5 – 20   New Zealand
Report

Pool BEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  Australia 3 3 0 0 87 5 +82 9
  Ireland 3 2 0 1 45 37 +8 7
  South Africa 3 1 0 2 24 48 −24 5
  China 3 0 0 3 17 83 −66 3
29 June 2013
09:44
Australia   36 – 0   China
Report
Gorodok Stadium

29 June 2013
10:06
South Africa   5 – 12   Ireland
Report
Gorodok Stadium

29 June 2013
12:40
Australia   22 – 5   Ireland
Report
Gorodok Stadium

29 June 2013
13:02
South Africa   19 – 7   China
Report
Gorodok Stadium

29 June 2013
15:58
China   10 – 28   Ireland
Report

29 June 2013
18:54
Australia   29 – 0   South Africa
Report

Pool CEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  United States 3 3 0 0 62 19 +43 9
  Spain 3 1 1 1 47 43 +4 6
  Brazil 3 1 0 2 34 52 −18 5
  Fiji 3 0 1 2 33 62 −29 4
29 June 2013
10:28
United States   12 – 7   Brazil
Report
Gorodok Stadium

29 June 2013
10:50
Spain   14 – 14   Fiji
Report
Gorodok Stadium

29 June 2013
13:24
United States   31 – 5   Fiji
Report
Gorodok Stadium

29 June 2013
13:46
Spain   26 – 10   Brazil
Report
Gorodok Stadium

29 June 2013
17:04
Brazil   17 – 14   Fiji
Report

29 June 2013
20:00
United States   19 – 7   Spain
Report

Pool DEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  Russia 3 2 1 0 57 51 +6 8
  England 3 2 0 1 69 17 +52 7
  France 3 1 1 1 69 41 +28 6
  Japan 3 0 0 3 10 96 −86 3
29 June 2013
11:12
England   15 – 0   France
Report
Gorodok Stadium

29 June 2013
11:34
Russia   14 – 10   Japan
Report
Gorodok Stadium

29 June 2013
14:08
Russia   26 – 26   France
Report
Gorodok Stadium

29 June 2013
14:30
England   39 – 0   Japan
Report
Gorodok Stadium

29 June 2013
17:26
France   43 – 0   Japan
Report

29 June 2013
20:22
England   15 – 17   Russia
Report

Knockout stageEdit

BowlEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
30 June 2013 – 11:00 – Gorodok Stadium
 
 
  Netherlands19
 
30 June 2013 – 14:30 – Gorodok Stadium
 
  Japan14
 
  Netherlands17
 
30 June 2013 – 11:22 – Gorodok Stadium
 
  China12
 
  Brazil5
 
30 June 2013 – 17:50 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
  China10
 
  Netherlands10
 
30 June 2013 – 11:44 – Gorodok Stadium
 
  Fiji12
 
  France40
 
30 June 2013 – 14:52 – Gorodok Stadium
 
  Tunisia7
 
  France10
 
30 June 2013 – 12:06 – Gorodok Stadium
 
  Fiji12
 
  South Africa5
 
 
  Fiji22
 

PlateEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
30 June 2013 – 15:14 – Gorodok Stadium
 
 
  England22
 
30 June 2013 – 18:40 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
  Ireland0
 
  England5
 
30 June 2013 – 15:36 – Gorodok Stadium
 
  Australia14
 
  Russia5
 
 
  Australia7
 

CupEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
30 June 2013 – 12:28 – Gorodok Stadium
 
 
  New Zealand24
 
30 June 2013 – 15:56 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
  England7
 
  New Zealand19
 
30 June 2013 – 12:50 – Gorodok Stadium
 
  United States10
 
  United States14
 
30 June 2013 – 20:25 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
  Ireland5
 
  New Zealand29
 
30 June 2013 – 13:12 – Gorodok Stadium
 
  Canada12
 
  Russia12
 
30 June 2013 – 16:18 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
  Canada15
 
  Canada10
 
30 June 2013 – 13:34 – Gorodok Stadium
 
  Spain0 Third place
 
  Australia10
 
30 June 2013 – 19:30 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
  Spain14
 
  United States (aet)10
 
 
  Spain5
 


 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens Women's Winners 
 
New Zealand
1st title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rugby World Cup Sevens: New Zealand thrash England in final". BBC Sport. 30 June 2013. Retrieved 22 October 2017.
  2. ^ "RWC Sevens pool draw – Women's form guide". rwcsevens.com. Archived from the original on 29 April 2013. Retrieved 14 September 2017.