2001 Rugby World Cup Sevens

2001 Rugby World Cup Sevens

2001 Rugby World Cup Sevens
Argentina 2001
Tournament details
Host nation  Argentina
Dates March 26 – March 28
No. of nations 24
Champions   New Zealand
1997
2005

The 2001 Rugby World Cup Sevens or the Melrose Cup was the 3rd edition of the tournament and held in Argentina. New Zealand defeated Australia to win the tournament for the first time. This was the first major rugby event ever held in South America.

Contents

  • Group stage 1
    • Pool A 1.1
    • Pool B 1.2
    • Pool C 1.3
    • Pool D 1.4
  • Play Offs 2
    • Bowl 2.1
    • Plate 2.2
    • Cup 2.3
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Group stage

Key to colours in group tables
Teams advanced to the Cup quarter-final
Teams advanced to the Plate quarter-final
Teams advanced to the Bowl quarter-final

Pool A

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 Fiji 5 5 0 0 159 36 +123 15
 Argentina 5 4 0 1 157 59 +98 13
 South Korea 5 2 1 2 106 101 +5 11
 Russia 5 2 0 3 59 108 −49 9
 Ireland 5 1 1 3 72 131 −58 8
 Kenya 5 0 0 5 48 166 −118 5

Pool B

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 South Africa 5 5 0 0 143 19 +124 15
 Canada 5 3 0 2 113 60 +53 11
 Cook Islands 5 3 0 2 69 67 +2 11
 Georgia 5 2 0 3 62 79 −17 9
 France 5 2 0 3 73 69 +4 9
 Chinese Taipei 5 0 0 5 21 187 −166 5

Pool C

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 New Zealand 5 5 0 0 175 14 +161 15
 England 5 3 0 2 92 52 +40 11
 Spain 5 3 0 2 66 62 +4 11
 Japan 5 3 0 2 43 100 −57 11
 Chile 5 1 0 4 36 83 −47 7
 Zimbabwe 5 0 0 5 38 139 −101 5

Pool D

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 Australia 5 5 0 0 172 22 +150 15
 Samoa 5 4 0 1 139 111 +28 13
 Wales 5 2 1 2 86 89 −3 10
 United States 5 2 0 3 78 130 −52 9
 Portugal 5 1 1 3 79 110 −31 8
 Hong Kong 5 0 0 5 29 121 −92 5

Play Offs

Bowl

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
       
  Ireland  24
  Chinese Taipei  19  
  Ireland  12
      Portugal  26  
  Portugal  19
  Zimbabwe  14  
  Portugal  19
   
    Chile  21
  Chile  19
  Hong Kong  14  
  Chile  35
      Kenya  12  
  France  7
  Kenya  12  
 

Plate

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
       
  South Korea  19
  Georgia  24  
  Georgia  17
      Wales  10  
  Wales  21
  Japan  7  
  Georgia  12
   
    Russia  24
  Spain  21
  United States  5  
  Spain  7
      Russia  26  
  Cook Islands  10
  Russia  26  
 

Cup

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
       
  Fiji  21
  Canada  5  
  Fiji  14
      Australia  22  
  Australia  33
  England  5  
  Australia  12
   
    New Zealand  31
  New Zealand  45
  Samoa  7  
  New Zealand  31
      Argentina  7  
  South Africa  12
  Argentina  14  
 
 2001 Rugby World Cup Sevens Winners 

New Zealand
1st title

See also

External links

  • RWC Sevens 2001