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The 2016 Paris Sevens was the ninth tournament of the 2015–16 World Rugby Sevens Series. The tournament was played on 13–15 May 2016 at Stade Jean Bouin in Paris, France. It was the first time that the France Sevens had been featured on the Sevens world circuit since 2006.

2016 Paris Sevens
Sevens World Series XVII
Host nationFrance France
Date13–15 May 2016
Cup
Champion Samoa
Runner-up Fiji
Third France
Plate
Winner South Africa
Runner-up Australia
Bowl
Winner Scotland
Runner-up England
Shield
Winner Portugal
Runner-up Wales
Tournament details
Matches played45
2017

Contents

FormatEdit

Sixteen teams are drawn into four pools of four teams each. Each team plays each of the other teams their pool once. The top two teams from each pool advance to the Cup/Plate brackets. The bottom two teams from each group go to the Bowl/Shield brackets.

TeamsEdit

The 16 participating teams for the tournament:

Pool stagesEdit

Pool AEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
  New Zealand 3 3 0 0 85 27 +58 9
  Kenya 3 2 0 1 68 40 +28 7
  Russia 3 1 0 2 34 67 −33 5
  Portugal 3 0 0 3 24 77 −53 3
13 May 2016
19:00
Kenya   29–14   Portugal

13 May 2016
19:22
New Zealand   35–10   Russia

14 May 2016
10:30
Kenya   22–7   Russia

14 May 2016
10:52
New Zealand   31–0   Portugal

14 May 2016
13:41
Portugal   10–17   Russia

14 May 2016
14:03
Kenya   17–19   New Zealand

Pool BEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
  Fiji 3 3 0 0 113 31 +82 9
  Samoa 3 2 0 1 74 64 +10 7
  Scotland 3 1 0 2 59 62 −3 5
  Wales 3 0 0 3 31 120 −89 3
13 May 2016
19:44
Fiji   38–12   Scotland

13 May 2016
20:06
Samoa   52–10   Wales

14 May 2016
11:14
Fiji   33–14   Wales

14 May 2016
11:36
Samoa   17–12   Scotland

14 May 2016
14:25
Scotland   35–7   Wales

14 May 2016
14:47
Fiji   42–5   Samoa

Pool CEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
  South Africa 3 3 0 0 85 12 +73 9
  Australia 3 2 0 1 62 50 +12 7
  England 3 1 0 2 62 60 +2 5
  Brazil 3 0 0 3 19 106 −87 3
13 May 2016
21:12
South Africa   24–5   England

13 May 2016
21:34
Australia   38–0   Brazil

14 May 2016
12:42
South Africa   30–7   Brazil

14 May 2016
13:04
Australia   24–19   England

14 May 2016
15:53
England   38–12   Brazil

14 May 2016
16:15
South Africa   31–0   Australia

Pool DEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
  France 3 3 0 0 92 31 +61 9
  Argentina 3 2 0 1 78 33 +45 7
  United States 3 1 0 2 45 72 −27 5
  Canada 3 0 0 3 24 103 −79 3
13 May 2016
20:28
Argentina   36–0   United States

13 May 2016
20:50
France   42–5   Canada

14 May 2016
11:58
Argentina   28–7   Canada

14 May 2016
12:20
France   24–12   United States

14 May 2016
15:09
United States   33–12   Canada

14 May 2016
15:31
Argentina   14–26   France

Knockout stageEdit

ShieldEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 
  Russia33
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Canada0
 
  Canada12
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Wales17
 
  England17
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Wales12
 
  Wales19
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Portugal24
 
  United States19
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Portugal17
 
  Portugal24
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Brazil5
 
  Scotland38
 
 
  Brazil14
 

BowlEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 
  Russia33
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Canada0
 
  Russia7
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  England19
 
  England17
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Wales12
 
  England10
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Scotland28
 
  United States19
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Portugal17
 
  United States12
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Scotland14
 
  Scotland38
 
 
  Brazil14
 

PlateEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 
  New Zealand17
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Argentina19
 
  New Zealand19
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  South Africa29
 
  South Africa10
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Samoa21
 
  South Africa17
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Australia7
 
  France24
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Kenya5
 
  Kenya7
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Australia26
 
  Fiji17
 
 
  Australia15
 

CupEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
 
  New Zealand17
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Argentina19
 
  Argentina12
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Samoa14
 
  South Africa10
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Samoa21
 
  Samoa29
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Fiji26
 
  France24
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Kenya5
 
  France5
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Fiji22 Third place
 
  Fiji17
 
15 May 2016 – – Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris
 
  Australia15
 
  Argentina10
 
 
  France26
 

External linksEdit