Philippines national rugby union team (sevens)

Philippines national rugby union team (sevens)

Philippines
Union Philippine Rugby Football Union
Nickname(s) Volcanoes
Coach(es) Geoff Alley
Captain(s) Matthew Saunders
Michael Letts
First international
 Thailand 22-17 Philippines
(September 12, 2007)
Largest win
Philippines 0–48 Laos 
(October 25, 2009)
 Brunei 0–48 Philippines
(December 25, 2009)
Largest defeat
 Japan 50-0 Philippines
(June 30, 2013)
World Cup Sevens
Appearances 1 (First in 2013)
Best result Bowl quarterfinals (2013)

The Philippines national rugby union sevens team is a minor national sevens side and represents the Philippines in rugby union sevens. The 2012 Hong Kong Sevens was their first appearance in an IRB Sevens World Series. They were 1 of 4 Asian teams that qualified through regional tournaments to be included in the 2012 Hong Kong Sevens, it is also a qualifying tournament for inclusion in the 2012–13 IRB Sevens World Series.[1] After the Philippines won third place against South Korea in the 2012 Singapore Sevens Series, they gained qualification to the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens in Moscow.

Tournament history

Summer Olympics

Olympics Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
2016 Not Qualified Yet
Total 0 Titles 0/0 - - - -

IRB World Cup Sevens

World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
1993 Did not participate
1997 Did not participate
2001 Did not participate
2005 Did not participate
2009 Did not participate
2013 Bowl Quarterfinals 24th 4 0 4 0
Total 0 Title 4 0 4 0

Honours

  • 2009 Brunei Rugby 7s Runners up[2]

Current Squad

Squad to 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens:[3]

2012 Hong Kong Sevens

[4]
Key to colours in group tables
Teams that advanced to the Cup Quarterfinal
Teams that advanced to the Bowl Semifinal
Teams that advanced to the Qualifier (Shield) Quarterfinal
Teams that advanced to the Ranking Matches

Pool E

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 Canada 3 2 0 1 66 36 +30 7
 Spain 3 2 0 1 47 20 +27 7
 Zimbabwe 3 2 0 1 50 57 −7 7
 Philippines 3 0 0 3 27 77 −50 3
23 March 2012
16:22
Canada  35 – 5  Philippines
Report

23 March 2012
19:02
Spain  19 – 5  Zimbabwe
Report

24 March 2012
09:52
Spain  21 – 5  Philippines
Report

24 March 2012
12:48
Canada  21 – 24  Zimbabwe
Report

24 March 2012
15:00
Zimbabwe  21 – 17  Philippines
Report

24 March 2012
18:02
Canada  10 – 7  Spain
Report

Ranking Matches

Semi-finals Final
25 March – Hong Kong
  China 5  
  Guyana 7  
 
25 March – Hong Kong


      Guyana 0
    Uruguay 31


25 March – Hong Kong
  Uruguay 22
  Philippines 5  

Coaches

References

  1. ^ http://www.irbsevens.com/destination/edition=5/eventinfo.html
  2. ^ http://www.thefilipinoaustralian.com/news/2009/10/30/rp-national-team-places-second-at-brunei-rugby-7s/
  3. ^ http://www.prfu.com/1/post/2013/06/philippine-team-for-rugby-world-cup-sevens-announced.html
  4. ^ "Pool draw announced for Hong Kong Sevens". irbsevens.com. 2012-02-16. 

External links

  • Philippine Rugby Football Union official website