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Fiji women's national rugby sevens team

The Fiji women's national sevens rugby union team won the Gold medal at the 2011 Pacific Games. They qualified for the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens.[1] The Fijiana team qualified for the 2016 Olympics by winning the 2015 Oceania Women's Sevens that was held in Auckland, New Zealand.[2]

Fiji
UnionFiji Rugby Union
Nickname(s)Fijiana
Coach(es)Iliesa Tanivula
Captain(s)Ana Maria Roqica
Team kit
World Cup Sevens
Appearances1 (First in 2013)

Tournament historyEdit

A red box around the year indicates tournaments played within the Fiji

World CupEdit

Rugby World Cup Sevens
Year Round Position Pld W L D
  2009 Did not qualify
  2013 Bowl Final 9th 6 3 2 1
  2018 11th 4 2 2 0
Total 1 participation 2/3 10 5 4 1

Oceania Women's Sevens resultsEdit

Oceania Women's Sevens
Year Round Position Pld W L D
  2007 Final   4 4 0 0
  2008 Semi-finalist   4 2 2 0
  2012 Semi-finalist   6 4 2 0
  2013 Final   6 3 3 0
  2014 Group Stage   6 4 2 0
  2015 Final   6 6 0 0
Total 2 Titles 6/6 32 23 9 0

Summer OlympicsEdit

Olympic Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
  2016 Quarterfinals 8th 6 2 4 0
Total 0 Titles 1/1 6 2 4 0

World Rugby Women's Sevens SeriesEdit

Season Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Pos Points
2012–13  
Dubai
Did not enter
 
Houston
Did not enter
 
Guangzhou
11th
 
Amsterdam
Did not enter
15th 2
2013–14  
Dubai
9th
Bowl Champion
 
Atlanta
Did not enter
 
São Paulo
Did not enter
 
Guangzhou
4th
 
Amsterdam
Did not enter
9th 18
2014–15  
Dubai
6th
Plate Runners-up
 
São Paulo
9th
Bowl Champion
 
Atlanta
9th
Bowl Champion
 
Victoria
8th
 
London
9th
Bowl Champion
 
Amsterdam
9th
Bowl Champion
8th 32
2015–16  
Dubai
7th
 
São Paulo
6th
Plate Runners-up
 
Atlanta
8th
 
Victoria
9th
Bowl Champion
 
Clermont-Ferrand
8th 28

2011 Pacific GamesEdit

Preliminary round

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
  Fiji 6 6 0 0 224 19 205 24
  Samoa 6 5 0 1 104 60 44 20
  Papua New Guinea 6 3 0 3 135 80 55 12
  New Caledonia 6 3 0 3 89 76 13 12
  Cook Islands 6 2 1 3 65 96 -31 10
  Tahiti 6 0 2 4 34 169 -135 4
  Guam 6 0 1 5 24 180 -156 2

Final

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

The following is the Fiji roster in the women's rugby sevens tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[3]

Head coach: Chris Cracknell

Backs Forwards
3 Raijieli Daveau 1 Litia Naiqato
4 Asena Rokomarama 2 Merewai Cumu
7 Rusila Nagasau 5 Timaima Tamoi
8 Lavenia Tinai 6 Rebecca Tavo
9 Ana Maria Roqica (c) 13 Jiowana Sauto
10 Viniana Riwai
11 Luisa Tisolo
12 Timaima Ravisa
  • Jiowana Sauto was included in the day 3 squad after Daveau was injured in day 2.

Previous squadsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.worldrugby.org/womens-sevens-series/stage/1560/teams/3936
  2. ^ "Australia and Fiji qualify for Olympics". World Rugby.org. November 2015. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Fiji's Team To Rio". Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic. 20 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Fiji women's squad list 2015 São Paulo Women's Sevens". worldrugby.org.

External linksEdit