2013 World Club 7s

The 2013 World Club 7s was the first edition of the rugby sevens tournament and was hosted at Twickenham Stadium in London, England on 17 and 18 August 2013.

2013 World Club 7s
Host nationEngland England
Date17-18 August 2013
Cup
ChampionAustralia ACT Brumbies
Runner-upNew Zealand Auckland Blues
ThirdArgentina Buenos Aires
Plate
WinnerUnited States New York
Runner-upEngland Gloucester
Shield
WinnerRussia Kuban Krasnador
Runner-upSouth Africa Blue Bulls
Tournament details
Matches played34
2014

FormatEdit

The teams were divided into pools of four teams, who played a round-robin within the pool. Points were awarded in each pool on the standard schedule for rugby sevens tournaments (though different from the standard in the 15-man game)—3 for a win, 2 for a draw, 1 for a loss. Following all the group games, the winner and runner up in each group progressed to the Knockout Stage along with the best two third-place teams.

TeamsEdit

Team Nation
ACT Brumbies   Australia
Auckland   New Zealand
Buenos Aires   Argentina
DHL Western Province   South Africa
Gloucester Rugby   England
Harlequins   England
Kuban Krasnodar   Russia
New York   USA
Northampton Saints   England
San Francisco   USA
Vodacom Blue Bulls   South Africa
VVA Saracens   Russia

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Pool StageEdit

Key to colours in group tables
quarter-final place

Pool AEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  VVA Saracens Moscow 3 2 1 0 50 41 +9 8
  Gloucester Rugby 3 2 0 1 65 60 +5 7
  New York 3 1 1 1 62 57 +5 6
  DHL Western Province 3 0 0 3 53 72 −19 3
17 August 2013
DHL Western Province   19 – 26   New York
17 August 2013
Gloucester Rugby   12 – 19   VVA Saracens Moscow
17 August 2013
DHL Western Province   17 – 19   VVA Saracens Moscow
17 August 2013
Gloucester Rugby   26 – 24   New York
17 August 2013
New York   12 – 12   VVA Saracens Moscow
17 August 2013
Gloucester Rugby   27 – 17   DHL Western Province

Pool BEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  Buenos Aires 3 2 1 0 68 19 +49 8
  San Francisco 3 2 0 1 59 62 –3 7
  Northampton Saints 3 1 0 2 29 56 –27 5
  Vodacom Blue Bulls 3 0 1 2 33 52 −19 4
17 August 2013
Vodacom Blue Bulls   19 – 28   San Francisco
17 August 2013
Northampton Saints   0 – 30   Buenos Aires
17 August 2013
Vodacom Blue Bulls   7– 7   Buenos Aires
17 August 2013
Northampton Saints   12 – 19   San Francisco
17 August 2013
San Francisco   12 – 31   Buenos Aires
17 August 2013
Northampton Saints   17 – 7   Vodacom Blue Bulls

Pool CEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  Auckland 3 2 0 1 71 48 +23 7
  ACT Brumbies 3 2 0 1 71 50 +21 7
  Harlequins 3 2 0 1 69 57 +12 7
  Kuban Krasnador 3 0 0 3 36 92 −56 3
17 August 2013
Harlequins   14 – 24   ACT Brumbies
17 August 2013
Auckland   33 – 5   Kuban Krasnador
17 August 2013
Harlequins   24 – 19   Kuban Krasnador
17 August 2013
ACT Brumbies   12 – 24   Auckland
17 August 2013
ACT Brumbies   35 – 12   Kuban Krasnador
17 August 2013
Harlequins   31 – 14   Auckland

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CupEdit

[2][4][5][6][7]

Quarter-finalsEdit

18 August 2013
Buenos Aires   31 – 12   New York
18 August 2013
ACT Brumbies   22 – 17   WA Saracens Moscow
18 August 2013
Gloucester Rugby   7 – 19   Harlequins
18 August 2013
Auckland   40 – 12   San Francisco

Semi-finalsEdit

18 August 2013
ACT Brumbies   26 – 17   Buenos Aires
18 August 2013
Auckland Blues   31–14   Harlequins

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FinalEdit

18 August 2013
ACT Brumbies   17 – 14   Auckland Blues

Third/fourth place matchEdit

18 August 2013
Buenos Aires   31 – 7   Harlequins

Plate (places 5 to 8)Edit

Semi-finalsEdit

18 August 2013
Goucester Rugby   26 – 14   San Francisco
18 August 2013
New York   26–19   VVA Saracens Moscow

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FinalEdit

18 August 2013
New York   33 – 14   Gloucester

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Seventh/eighth place play-offEdit

18 August 2013
San Francisco   12–33   VVA Saracens Moscow

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Shield (places 9 to 12)Edit

Semi-finalsEdit

18 August 2013
Western Province 19-31 Blue Bulls
18 August 2013
Northampton Saints 0–21 Kuban Krasnador

FinalEdit

18 August 2013
Kuban Krasnador 19–12 Blue Bulls

Eleventh/twelfth place play-offEdit

18 August 2013
Western Province 31–7 Northampton Saints

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ReferencesEdit

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