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Rugby World Cup 7s 2001

Overview
The tournament was held in Mar del Plata, Argentina.

Qualifiers

Group phase
Poule A
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Fiji 7s15550015936123Qualified to quarter finals
2Argentina 7s1354011575998
3South Korea 7s1052121061015Qualified for Plate
4Russia 7s9520359108-49
5Ireland 7s8511372131-59Qualified for Bowl
6Kenya 7s5500548166-118

Matches
Group phase
26/01/2001Argentina 7s - Russia 7s49-7
26/01/2001South Korea 7s - Kenya 7s33-17
26/01/2001Fiji 7s - Ireland 7s41-5
26/01/2001Ireland 7s - Kenya 7s31-10
26/01/2001Argentina 7s - South Korea 7s27-14
26/01/2001Fiji 7s - Russia 7s14-5
26/01/2001Fiji 7s - Argentina 7s19-12
27/01/2001Russia 7s - Kenya 7s14-7
27/01/2001South Korea 7s - Ireland 7s19-19
27/01/2001Argentina 7s - Ireland 7s33-12
27/01/2001South Korea 7s - Russia 7s33-5
27/01/2001Fiji 7s - Kenya 7s52-7
27/01/2001Russia 7s - Ireland 7s28-5
27/01/2001Argentina 7s - Kenya 7s36-7
27/01/2001Fiji 7s - South Korea 7s33-7

Poule B
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1South Africa 7s15550014319124Qualified to quarter finals
2Canada 7s1153021116051
3Cook Islands 7s11530269672Qualified for Plate
4France 7s9520373694
5Georgia 7s952036277-15Qualified for Bowl
6Taiwan 7s5500521187-166

Matches
Group phase
26/01/2001Canada 7s - Cook Islands 7s24-5
26/01/2001Georgia 7s - France 7s19-14
26/01/2001South Africa 7s - Taiwan 7s47-7
26/01/2001Georgia 7s - Taiwan 7s24-0
26/01/2001Cook Islands 7s - France 7s19-7
26/01/2001South Africa 7s - Canada 7s24-0
27/01/2001South Africa 7s - Cook Islands 7s29-0
27/01/2001Canada 7s - Georgia 7s20-7
27/01/2001France 7s - Taiwan 7s35-0
27/01/2001Cook Islands 7s - Taiwan 7s26-7
27/01/2001France 7s - Canada 7s17-12
27/01/2001South Africa 7s - Georgia 7s24-12
27/01/2001Canada 7s - Taiwan 7s55-7
27/01/2001Cook Islands 7s - Georgia 7s19-0
27/01/2001South Africa 7s - France 7s19-0

Poule C
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1New Zealand 7s15550017514161Qualified to quarter finals
2England 7s115302925240
3Spain 7s11530266624Qualified for Plate
4Japan 7s11530243100-57
5Chile 7s751043683-47Qualified for Bowl
6Zimbabwe 7s5500538139-101

Matches
Group phase
26/01/2001Japan 7s - Zimbabwe 7s17-12
26/01/2001England 7s - Chile 7s21-7
26/01/2001New Zealand 7s - Spain 7s26-7
26/01/2001Spain 7s - Chile 7s10-5
26/01/2001England 7s - Zimbabwe 7s28-7
26/01/2001New Zealand 7s - Japan 7s52-0
26/01/2001Spain 7s - England 7s14-12
26/01/2001New Zealand 7s - Zimbabwe 7s47-0
27/01/2001Japan 7s - Chile 7s7-5
27/01/2001Spain 7s - Zimbabwe 7s28-7
27/01/2001England 7s - Japan 7s24-7
27/01/2001New Zealand 7s - Chile 7s33-0
27/01/2001Japan 7s - Spain 7s12-7
27/01/2001Chile 7s - Zimbabwe 7s19-12
27/01/2001New Zealand 7s - England 7s17-7

Poule D
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Australia 7s15550017222150Qualified to quarter finals
2Samoa 7s13540113910138
3Wales 7s1052128689-3Qualified for Plate
4United States 7s9520368130-62
5Portugal 7s8511379110-31Qualified for Bowl
6Hong Kong 7s5500529121-92

Matches
Group phase
26/01/2001Wales 7s - Portugal 7s19-19
26/01/2001Australia 7s - Hong Kong 7s29-5
26/01/2001Samoa 7s - United States 7s49-19
26/01/2001United States 7s - Hong Kong 7s19-0
26/01/2001Australia 7s - Wales 7s24-5
26/01/2001Samoa 7s - Portugal 7s33-19
26/01/2001Australia 7s - United States 7s47-0
26/01/2001Samoa 7s - Wales 7s24-17
27/01/2001Portugal 7s - Hong Kong 7s26-0
27/01/2001Wales 7s - United States 7s19-10
27/01/2001Australia 7s - Portugal 7s38-0
27/01/2001Samoa 7s - Hong Kong 7s21-12
27/01/2001United States 7s - Portugal 7s20-15
27/01/2001Wales 7s - Hong Kong 7s26-12
27/01/2001Australia 7s - Samoa 7s34-12

Cup
Quarter finalsSemifinalsFinal
New Zealand 7s
1/28/2001 - 45-7New Zealand 7s
1/28/2001 - 31-7
Samoa 7sNew Zealand 7s
Argentina 7s1/28/2001 - 31-12
1/28/2001 - 14-12
Argentina 7s
South Africa 7sNew Zealand 7s
Australia 7s
1/28/2001 - 33-5Australia 7s
1/28/2001 - 22-14
England 7s
Fiji 7sAustralia 7s
1/28/2001 - 21-5
Fiji 7s
Canada 7s

Plate
Plate quarter finalsPlate SemifinalsPlate Final
Russia 7s
1/28/2001 - 26-10Russia 7s
1/28/2001 - 26-7
Cook Islands 7sRussia 7s
Spain 7s1/28/2001 - 24-12
1/28/2001 - 26-5
Spain 7s
United States 7sRussia 7s
Georgia 7s
1/28/2001 - 24-19Georgia 7s
1/28/2001 - 17-10
South Korea 7s
Wales 7sGeorgia 7s
1/28/2001 - 21-7
Wales 7s
Japan 7s

Bowl
Bowl quarter finalsBowl semifinalsBowl final
Chile 7s
1/28/2001 - 19-14Chile 7s
1/28/2001 - 35-12
Hong Kong 7sChile 7s
Kenya 7s1/28/2001 - 21-19
1/28/2001 - 12-7
Kenya 7s
France 7sChile 7s
Portugal 7s
1/28/2001 - 19-14Portugal 7s
1/28/2001 - 33-12
Zimbabwe 7s
Ireland 7sPortugal 7s
1/28/2001 - 24-19
Ireland 7s
Taiwan 7s