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Rugby World Cup 7s Season: Competition overview
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Rugby World Cup 7s
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Rugby World Cup 7s 2018

Overview
The tournament was held at AT&T Park in San Francisco and at the Avaya Stadium in San Jose in the United States.

Final results

Qualifiers
Africa
Kenya 7sFourth in Rugby World Cup 7s 2013
South Africa 7sDefeated in quarter finals in Rugby World Cup 7s 2013
Uganda 7sWinner in Africa Cup Sevens 2017
Zimbabwe 7sFinalist in Africa Cup Sevens 2017
America
United States 7sHost nation
Canada 7sSecond best among not yet qualified teams in Sevens World Series 2016/17
Argentina 7sThird best among not yet qualified teams in Sevens World Series 2016/17
Uruguay 7sBest among not yet qualified teams in Sud America Rugby 7s 2018
Chile 7sSecond best among not yet qualified teams in Sud America Rugby 7s 2018
Jamaica 7sWinner in Rugby Americas North Sevens 2017
Asia
Japan 7sWinner in Asian Sevens Series 2017
Hong Kong 7sSecond in Asian Sevens Series 2017
Europe
England 7sSecond in Rugby World Cup 7s 2013
France 7sDefeated in quarter finals in Rugby World Cup 7s 2013
Wales 7s
Scotland 7sBest among not yet qualified teams in Sevens World Series 2016/17
Russia 7sWinner in Grand Prix Sevens Series 2017
Ireland 7sSecond in Grand Prix Sevens Series 2017
Oceania
New Zealand 7sWinner in Rugby World Cup 7s 2013
Fiji 7sThird in Rugby World Cup 7s 2013
Australia 7sDefeated in quarter finals in Rugby World Cup 7s 2013
Samoa 7sFourth best among not yet qualified teams in Sevens World Series 2016/17
Papua New Guinea 7sBest among not yet qualified teams in Oceania Sevens 2017
Tonga 7sBest among not yet qualified teams in Pacific Mini Games 2017

Championship
Round of 32Round of 16Quarter finalsSemifinalsFinal
South Africa 7s
7/20/2018 - 45-7
South Africa 7s
Ireland 7s7/21/2018 - 36-5
7/20/2018 - 17-12
Ireland 7s
Chile 7sSouth Africa 7s
7/22/2018 - 7-29
Scotland 7s
7/20/2018 - 31-26
Kenya 7sScotland 7s
7/20/2018 - 19-7
Kenya 7s
Tonga 7sEngland 7s
7/22/2018 - 12-33
England 7s
7/20/2018 - 19-15
England 7s
Samoa 7s7/21/2018 - 24-19
7/20/2018 - 45-7
Samoa 7s
Uganda 7s
England 7s
United States 7s
7/20/2018 - 35-0
Wales 7sUnited States 7s
7/20/2018 - 33-12
Wales 7s
Zimbabwe 7sNew Zealand 7s
Fiji 7s
7/20/2018 - 35-10
Fiji 7s
Japan 7s7/21/2018 - 43-7
7/20/2018 - 33-7
Japan 7s
Uruguay 7sFiji 7s
7/22/2018 - 17-22
Argentina 7s
7/20/2018 - 28-0
Canada 7sArgentina 7s
7/20/2018 - 29-21
Canada 7s
Papua New Guinea 7s
New Zealand 7s
New Zealand 7s
7/20/2018 - 29-5
New Zealand 7s
Russia 7s7/21/2018 - 12-7
7/20/2018 - 21-7
Russia 7s
Hong Kong 7s
New Zealand 7s
Australia 7s
7/20/2018 - 17-22
France 7sFrance 7s
7/20/2018 - 50-0
France 7s
Jamaica 7s
3rd place final
South Africa 7s
7/22/2018 - 24-19South Africa 7s
Fiji 7s

5th place
5th place semifinals5th place final
Scotland 7s
7/22/2018 - 0-28United States 7s
7/22/2018 - 7-33
United States 7sArgentina 7s
Argentina 7s
7/22/2018 - 26-15
Argentina 7s
France 7s
7th place final
Scotland 7s
7/22/2018 - 29-24Scotland 7s
France 7s

Challenge
Challenge quarter finalsChallenge semifinalsChallenge final
Ireland 7s
7/21/2018 - 24-14Ireland 7s
7/22/2018 - 27-12
Kenya 7sIreland 7s
Samoa 7s7/22/2018 - 24-14
7/21/2018 - 19-24
Wales 7s
Wales 7sIreland 7s
Japan 7s
7/21/2018 - 17-35Canada 7s
7/22/2018 - 7-19
Canada 7s
Russia 7sAustralia 7s
7/21/2018 - 0-41
Australia 7s
Australia 7s
11th place final
Wales 7s
7/22/2018 - 35-12Wales 7s
Canada 7s

13th place
13th place semifinals13th place final
Kenya 7s
7/22/2018 - 17-19Samoa 7s
7/22/2018 - 22-17
Samoa 7sSamoa 7s
Japan 7s
7/22/2018 - 20-26
Russia 7s
Russia 7s
15th place final
Kenya 7s
7/22/2018 - 14-26Japan 7s
Japan 7s

Bowl
Bowl quarter finalsBowl semifinalsBowl final
Chile 7s
7/21/2018 - 33-29Chile 7s
7/22/2018 - 20-17
Tonga 7sChile 7s
Uganda 7s7/22/2018 - 20-7
7/21/2018 - 24-10
Uganda 7s
Zimbabwe 7sChile 7s
Uruguay 7s
7/21/2018 - 21-19Uruguay 7s
7/22/2018 - 5-31
Papua New Guinea 7s
Hong Kong 7sHong Kong 7s
7/21/2018 - 24-10
Hong Kong 7s
Jamaica 7s
19th place final
Uganda 7s
7/22/2018 - 38-28Uganda 7s
Uruguay 7s

21th place
21th place semifinals21th place final
Tonga 7s
7/22/2018 - 31-5Tonga 7s
7/22/2018 - 14-31
Zimbabwe 7sPapua New Guinea 7s
Papua New Guinea 7s
7/22/2018 - 52-7
Papua New Guinea 7s
Jamaica 7s
23th place final
Zimbabwe 7s
7/22/2018 - 33-21Zimbabwe 7s
Jamaica 7s