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The 2015 Japan Sevens was held on 4–5 April 2015. It was the fourth edition of the tournament and the seventh instalment of the 2014–15 Sevens World Series.

2015 Japan Sevens
Sevens World Series XVI
Tokyo Sevens 2015 Final.JPG
Host nationJapan Japan
Date4–5 April 2015
Cup
Champion England
Runner-up South Africa
Third Fiji
Plate
Winner New Zealand
Runner-up Scotland
Bowl
Winner United States
Runner-up Australia
Shield
Winner Portugal
Runner-up Argentina
Tournament details
Matches played45
Top try scorerUnited States Carlin Isles
2014

FormatEdit

The teams were drawn into four pools of four teams each. Each team played everyone in their pool one time. The top two teams from each pool advanced to the Cup/Plate brackets. The bottom two teams from each group went to the Bowl/Shield brackets.

TeamsEdit

The 16 participating teams are:

Pool StageEdit

The draw was made on 29 March 2015.

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

Pool AEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  Fiji 3 3 0 0 87 43 +44 9
  England 3 2 0 1 62 40 +22 7
  Wales 3 1 0 2 48 34 +14 5
  Hong Kong 3 0 0 3 19 99 –80 3
4 April 2015
10:00
Fiji   19–10   Wales
Report[1]

4 April 2015
10:22
England   33–0   Hong Kong
Report[2]

4 April 2015
13:18
Fiji   35–14   Hong Kong
Report[3]

4 April 2015
13:40
England   10–7   Wales
Report[4]

4 April 2015
17:30
Fiji   33–19   England
Report[5]

4 April 2015
17:52
Wales   31–5   Hong Kong
Report[6]

Pool BEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  New Zealand 3 2 0 1 78 26 +52 7
  Scotland 3 2 0 1 34 64 –30 7
  Australia 3 1 0 2 43 43 0 5
  Portugal 3 1 0 2 32 53 –21 5
4 April 2015
10:44
New Zealand   38–0   Scotland
Report[7]

4 April 2015
11:06
Australia   10–12   Portugal
Report[8]

4 April 2015
14:02
New Zealand   26–7   Portugal
Report[9]

4 April 2015
14:24
Australia   14–17   Scotland
Report[10]

4 April 2015
18:14
New Zealand   14–19   Australia
Report[11]

4 April 2015
18:36
Scotland   17–12   Portugal
Report[12]

Pool CEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  South Africa 3 3 0 0 79 22 +57 9
  Canada 3 1 0 2 47 61 –14 5
  Kenya 3 1 0 2 37 57 –20 5
  United States 3 1 0 2 42 65 –23 5
4 April 2015
11:28
South Africa   29–7   Canada
Report[13]

4 April 2015
11:50
United States   5–27   Kenya
Report[14]

4 April 2015
14:46
South Africa   26–0   Kenya
Report[15]

4 April 2015
15:08
United States   22–14   Canada
Report[16]

4 April 2015
18:58
South Africa   24–15   United States
Report[17]

4 April 2015
19:20
Canada   26–10   Kenya
Report[18]

Pool DEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  France 3 2 0 1 53 40 +13 7
  Japan 3 1 1 1 59 50 +9 6
  Samoa 3 1 1 1 52 64 –12 6
  Argentina 3 0 2 1 47 57 –10 5
4 April 2015
12:12
Samoa   14–12   France
Report[19]

4 April 2015
12:34
Argentina   14–14   Japan
Report[20]

4 April 2015
15:30
Samoa   12–26   Japan
Report[21]

4 April 2015
15:52
Argentina   7–17   France
Report[22]

4 April 2015
19:42
Samoa   26–26   Argentina
Report[23]

4 April 2015
20:04
France   24–19   Japan
Report[24]

Knockout stageEdit

ShieldEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
5 April 2015 – 09:52 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
 
  Wales14
 
5 April 2015 – 13:10 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Argentina7
 
  Argentina17
 
5 April 2015 – 10:14 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Kenya12
 
  Kenya5
 
5 April 2015 – 16:06 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Australia14
 
  Argentina7
 
5 April 2015 – 10:36 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Portugal12
 
  Samoa21
 
5 April 2015 – 13:32 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Hong Kong0
 
  Hong Kong17
 
5 April 2015 – 10:58 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Portugal19
 
  Portugal0
 
 
  United States39
 

BowlEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
5 April 2015 – 09:52 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
 
  Wales14
 
5 April 2015 – 13:54 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Argentina7
 
  Wales12
 
5 April 2015 – 10:14 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Australia17
 
  Kenya5
 
5 April 2015 – 16:35 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Australia14
 
  Australia12
 
5 April 2015 – 10:36 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  United States17
 
  Samoa21
 
5 April 2015 – 14:16 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Hong Kong0
 
  Samoa5
 
5 April 2015 – 10:58 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  United States22
 
  Portugal0
 
 
  United States39
 

PlateEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
5 April 2015 – 11:20 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
 
  Fiji41
 
5 April 2015 – 14:38 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Japan5
 
  Japan5
 
5 April 2015 – 11:42 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Scotland14
 
  South Africa22
 
5 April 2015 – 17:04 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Scotland0
 
  Scotland14
 
5 April 2015 – 12:04 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  New Zealand21
 
  France0
 
5 April 2015 – 15:00 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  England10
 
  France12
 
5 April 2015 – 12:26 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  New Zealand19
 
  New Zealand15
 
 
  Canada19
 

CupEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
5 April 2015 – 11:20 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
 
  Fiji41
 
5 April 2015 – 15:22 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Japan5
 
  Fiji5
 
5 April 2015 – 11:42 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  South Africa7
 
  South Africa22
 
5 April 2015 – 18:00 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Scotland0
 
  South Africa14
 
5 April 2015 – 12:04 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  England21
 
  France0
 
5 April 2015 – 15:44 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  England10
 
  England14
 
5 April 2015 – 12:26 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Canada5 Third place
 
  New Zealand15
 
5 April 2015 – 17:36 – Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
 
  Canada19
 
  Fiji21
 
 
  Canada19
 

Player scoringEdit

Player Tries
  Carlin Isles 7
  Sherwin Stowers 6
  Josaia Raisuqe 5
  Segundo Tuculet 5
(8 players tied) 4

Source: World Rugby

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