2015 Hong Kong Sevens

The 2015 Hong Kong Sevens was the 40th edition of the Hong Kong Sevens and the sixth tournament of the 2014–15 Sevens World Series.

2015 Hong Kong Sevens
Sevens World Series XVI
Host nationHong Kong Hong Kong
Date27–29 March 2015
Cup
Champion Fiji
Runner-up New Zealand
Third South Africa
Plate
Winner Australia
Runner-up United States
Bowl
Winner Scotland
Runner-up France
Shield
Winner Kenya
Runner-up Japan
2014
2016

FormatEdit

As in the last tournament, there will be a main draw with the fifteen World Series core teams and one invited team, and a qualifying tournament featuring twelve teams, the winner of which will be given core status in the next series.

TeamsEdit

The teams confirmed for both the World Series and World Series Qualifier events at the 2015 Hong Kong Sevens are listed below:[1]

Main drawEdit

World Series QualifierEdit

Match officialsEdit

The match officials for the 2015 Wellington Sevens are as follows:[2]

Main drawEdit

The draw was announced on 16 February. All times UTC +08:00.[3]

Key to colours in group tables
Teams that advanced to the Cup quarterfinal

Pool stageEdit

Pool AEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  Fiji 3 3 0 0 121 19 +102 9
  Samoa 3 2 0 1 65 62 +3 7
  Canada 3 1 0 2 47 81 -34 5
  Belgium 3 0 0 3 24 95 –71 3
27 March 2015
19:16
Canada   28–12   Belgium
Report[4]

27 March 2015
20:44
Fiji   38–12   Samoa
Report[5]

28 March 2015
13:24
Canada   19–24   Samoa
Report[6]

28 March 2015
13:46
Fiji   38–7   Belgium
Report[7]

28 March 2015
16:20
Samoa   29–5   Belgium
Report[8]

28 March 2015
17:48
Fiji   45–0   Canada
Report[9]

Pool BEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  New Zealand 3 2 1 0 64 36 +28 8
  Australia 3 2 0 1 59 24 +35 7
  Scotland 3 1 0 2 26 59 –33 5
  Portugal 3 0 1 2 41 71 –30 4
27 March 2015
18:54
Australia   33–5   Portugal
Report[10]

27 March 2015
20:22
New Zealand   26–7   Scotland
Report[11]

28 March 2015
12:40
Australia   21–5   Scotland
Report[12]

28 March 2015
13:02
New Zealand   24–24   Portugal
Report[13]

28 March 2015
15:58
Scotland   14–12   Portugal
Report[14]

28 March 2015
17:26
New Zealand   14–5   Australia
Report[15]

Pool CEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  South Africa 3 3 0 0 80 7 +73 9
  Argentina 3 2 0 1 45 43 +2 7
  France 3 1 0 2 36 62 –26 5
  Japan 3 0 0 3 21 70 –49 3
27 March 2015
18:32
France   24–7   Japan
Report[16]

27 March 2015
20:00
South Africa   24–0   Argentina
Report[17]

28 March 2015
11:56
France   5–26   Argentina
Report[18]

28 March 2015
12:18
South Africa   27–0   Japan
Report[19]

28 March 2015
15:36
Argentina   19–14   Japan
Report[20]

28 March 2015
17:04
South Africa   29-7   France
Report[21]

Pool DEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  United States 3 2 1 0 82 47 +35 8
  England 3 2 1 0 64 47 +17 8
  Wales 3 1 0 2 50 78 –28 5
  Kenya 3 0 0 3 33 57 –24 3
27 March 2015
18:10
England   26–19   Wales
Report[22]

27 March 2015
19:38
United States   21–14   Kenya
Report[23]

28 March 2015
11:12
England   17–7   Kenya
Report[24]

28 March 2015
11:34
United States   40–12   Wales
Report[25]

28 March 2015
15:14
Kenya   12–19   Wales
Report[26]

28 March 2015
16:42
United States   21–21   England
Report[27]

Knockout stageEdit

ShieldEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
29 March 2015 – 09:30 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
 
  Canada21
 
29 March 2015 – 13:34 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Kenya10
 
  Kenya21
 
29 March 2015 – 09:52 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Portugal0
 
  France26
 
29 March 2015 – 17:00 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Portugal14
 
  Kenya26
 
29 March 2015 – 10:14 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Japan7
 
  Wales38
 
29 March 2015 – 13:56 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Belgium7
 
  Belgium7
 
29 March 2015 – 10:36 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Japan42
 
  Scotland28
 
 
  Japan7
 

BowlEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
29 March 2015 – 09:30 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
 
  Canada21
 
29 March 2015 – 14:18 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Kenya10
 
  Canada19
 
29 March 2015 – 09:52 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  France38
 
  France26
 
29 March 2015 – 17:30 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Portugal14
 
  France5
 
29 March 2015 – 10:14 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Scotland26
 
  Wales38
 
29 March 2015 – 14:40 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Belgium7
 
  Wales0
 
29 March 2015 – 10:36 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Scotland34
 
  Scotland28
 
 
  Japan7
 

PlateEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
29 March 2015 – 10:58 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
 
  Fiji14
 
29 March 2015 – 15:02 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  England12
 
  England7
 
29 March 2015 – 11:20 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Australia12
 
  South Africa7
 
29 March 2015 – 18:00 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Australia5
 
  Australia21
 
29 March 2015 – 11:42 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  United States17
 
  United States15
 
29 March 2015 – 15:24 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Samoa26
 
  United States28
 
29 March 2015 – 11:42 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Argentina7
 
  New Zealand31
 
 
  Argentina21
 

CupEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
29 March 2015 – 10:58 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
 
  Fiji14
 
29 March 2015 – 15:46 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  England12
 
  Fiji21
 
29 March 2015 – 11:20 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  South Africa15
 
  South Africa7
 
29 March 2015 – 19:00 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Australia5
 
  Fiji33
 
29 March 2015 – 11:42 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  New Zealand19
 
  United States15
 
29 March 2015 – 16:08 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Samoa26
 
  Samoa14
 
29 March 2015 – 11:42 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  New Zealand15 Third place
 
  New Zealand31
 
29 March 2015 – 18:30 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Argentina21
 
  South Africa26
 
 
  Samoa5
 

World Series QualifierEdit

The draw was announced on 16 February.[3]

Key to colours in group tables
Teams that advance to the Qualifier quarterfinal

Pool stageEdit

Pool EEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  Hong Kong 3 2 0 1 69 29 +40 7
  Brazil 3 2 0 1 57 36 +21 7
  Uruguay 3 2 0 1 42 26 +16 7
  Mexico 3 0 0 3 15 92 –77 3
27 March 2015
14:28
Uruguay   21–0   Mexico

27 March 2015
14:50
Hong Kong   12–17   Brazil

27 March 2015
16:40
Uruguay   14–7   Brazil

27 March 2015
17:02
Hong Kong   38–5   Mexico

28 March 2015
09:44
Brazil   33–10   Mexico

28 March 2015
10:50
Hong Kong   19–7   Uruguay

Pool FEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  Papua New Guinea 3 3 0 0 66 36 +30 9
  Russia 3 2 0 1 57 38 +19 7
  South Korea 3 1 0 2 47 42 +5 5
  Tunisia 3 0 0 3 12 66 –54 3
27 March 2015
13:44
Papua New Guinea   19–0   Tunisia

27 March 2015
14:06
Russia   14–7   South Korea

27 March 2015
15:56
Papua New Guinea   21–19   South Korea

27 March 2015
16:18
Russia   26–5   Tunisia

28 March 2015
09:22
South Korea   21–7   Tunisia

28 March 2015
10:28
Russia   17–26   Papua New Guinea

Pool GEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  Spain 3 3 0 0 87 10 +76 9
  Zimbabwe 3 2 0 1 77 10 +67 7
  Tonga 3 1 0 2 41 92 –51 5
  Guyana 3 0 0 3 29 122 –93 3
27 March 2015
13:00
Zimbabwe   36–0   Guyana

27 March 2015
13:22
Spain   27–5   Tonga

27 March 2015
15:12
Zimbabwe   41–0   Tonga

27 March 2015
15:34
Spain   50–5   Guyana

28 March 2015
09:00
Tonga   36–24   Guyana

28 March 2015
10:06
Spain   10–0   Zimbabwe

Ranking matchesEdit

 
Qualifier QuarterfinalsQualifier SemifinalsQualifier Final
 
          
 
28 March 2015 – 18:10 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
 
  Papua New Guinea38
 
29 March 2015 – 12:26 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Uruguay10
 
  Papua New Guinea7
 
28 March 2015 – 18:32 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Russia26
 
  Hong Kong0
 
29 March 2015 – 16:30 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Russia24
 
  Russia22
 
28 March 2015 – 18:54 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Zimbabwe19
 
  Zimbabwe21
 
29 March 2015 – 12:48 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Brazil14
 
  Zimbabwe24
 
28 March 2015 – 19:16 – Hong Kong Stadium
 
  Spain14
 
  Spain47
 
 
  South Korea7
 

ReferencesEdit

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