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Rugby World Cup 7s Season: Competition overview
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Rugby World Cup 7s
Qualifier 1 (Lisbon)
Qualifier 2 (Dubai)
Qualifier 3 (Punta del Este)

Rugby World Cup 7s - Qualifier 2 (Dubai) 1997

First phase
Poule A
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Fiji 7s62200961284Qualified to 2nd phase
2Russia 7s42101502921
3Botswana 7s220023108-105

Matches
First phase
22/11/1996Fiji 7s - Russia 7s26-12
22/11/1996Russia 7s - Botswana 7s38-3
22/11/1996Fiji 7s - Botswana 7s70-0

Poule B
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1South Africa 7s622001275122Qualified to 2nd phase
2Czech Republic 7s4210129290
3Malaysia 7s220021978-59

Matches
First phase
22/11/1996South Africa 7s - Malaysia 7s54-0
22/11/1996Czech Republic 7s - Malaysia 7s24-19
22/11/1996South Africa 7s - Czech Republic 7s73-5

Poule C
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Tonga 7s6220078771Qualified to 2nd phase
2Denmark 7s421012647-21
3Kenya 7s220021262-50

Matches
First phase
22/11/1996Tonga 7s - Denmark 7s35-7
22/11/1996Denmark 7s - Kenya 7s19-12
22/11/1996Tonga 7s - Kenya 7s43-0

Poule D
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Wales 7s622001081494Qualified to 2nd phase
2Zimbabwe 7s42101683137
3Singapore 7s220020131-131

Matches
First phase
22/11/1996Wales 7s - Singapore 7s77-0
22/11/1996Zimbabwe 7s - Singapore 7s54-0
22/11/1996Wales 7s - Zimbabwe 7s31-14

Poule E
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Scotland 7s622001465141Qualified to 2nd phase
2Serbia and Montenegro 7s421011964-45
3Zambia 7s220025101-96

Matches
First phase
22/11/1996Scotland 7s - Zambia 7s87-0
22/11/1996Serbia and Montenegro 7s - Zambia 7s14-5
22/11/1996Scotland 7s - Serbia and Montenegro 7s59-5

Poule F
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1United States 7s6220093588Qualified to 2nd phase
2Ivory Coast 7s421013643-7
3Sri Lanka 7s220021091-81

Matches
First phase
22/11/1996United States 7s - Sri Lanka 7s60-0
22/11/1996Ivory Coast 7s - Sri Lanka 7s31-10
22/11/1996United States 7s - Ivory Coast 7s33-5

Poule G
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Morocco 7s6220045540Qualified to 2nd phase
2Italy 7s4210146739
3Thailand 7s22002079-79

Matches
First phase
22/11/1996Italy 7s - Thailand 7s41-0
22/11/1996Morocco 7s - Thailand 7s38-0
22/11/1996Morocco 7s - Italy 7s7-5

Poule H
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Arabic Gulf 7s62200452916Qualified to 2nd phase
2Taiwan 7s42101513120
3Tunisia 7s220022258-36

Matches
First phase
22/11/1996Arabic Gulf 7s - Tunisia 7s24-12
22/11/1996Taiwan 7s - Tunisia 7s34-10
22/11/1996Arabic Gulf 7s - Taiwan 7s21-17

Second phase
Second phase - Poule A
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Scotland 7s62200852164Qualified to quarter finals
2Tunisia 7s421013138-7Qualified for Plate
3Serbia and Montenegro 7s22002562-57Qualified for Bowl

Matches
Second phase
23/11/1996Scotland 7s - Tunisia 7s33-21
23/11/1996Tunisia 7s - Serbia and Montenegro 7s10-5
23/11/1996Scotland 7s - Serbia and Montenegro 7s52-0

Second phase - Poule B
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1South Africa 7s622001267119Qualified to quarter finals
2Denmark 7s421014066-26Qualified for Plate
3Malaysia 7s220027100-93Qualified for Bowl

Matches
Second phase
23/11/1996Denmark 7s - Malaysia 7s33-7
23/11/1996South Africa 7s - Denmark 7s59-7
23/11/1996South Africa 7s - Malaysia 7s67-0

Second phase - Poule C
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Wales 7s622001112190Qualified to quarter finals
2Czech Republic 7s421013171-40Qualified for Plate
3Kenya 7s220021262-50Qualified for Bowl

Matches
Second phase
23/11/1996Wales 7s - Czech Republic 7s66-14
23/11/1996Czech Republic 7s - Kenya 7s17-5
23/11/1996Wales 7s - Kenya 7s45-7

Second phase - Poule D
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1United States 7s6220069069Qualified to quarter finals
2Ivory Coast 7s421011937-18Qualified for Plate
3Sri Lanka 7s220021364-51Qualified for Bowl

Matches
Second phase
23/11/1996United States 7s - Sri Lanka 7s45-0
23/11/1996Ivory Coast 7s - Sri Lanka 7s19-13
23/11/1996United States 7s - Ivory Coast 7s24-0

Second phase - Poule E
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Fiji 7s622001575152Qualified to quarter finals
2Russia 7s421015568-13Qualified for Plate
3Zambia 7s2200212151-139Qualified for Bowl

Matches
Second phase
23/11/1996Fiji 7s - Zambia 7s101-0
23/11/1996Russia 7s - Zambia 7s50-12
23/11/1996Fiji 7s - Russia 7s56-5

Second phase - Poule F
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Tonga 7s62200931776Qualified to quarter finals
2Taiwan 7s42101603723Qualified for Plate
3Singapore 7s2200219114-95Qualified for Bowl

Matches
Second phase
23/11/1996Tonga 7s - Taiwan 7s34-5
23/11/1996Taiwan 7s - Singapore 7s55-7
23/11/1996Tonga 7s - Singapore 7s59-12

Second phase - Poule G
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Morocco 7s6220041635Qualified to quarter finals
2Italy 7s42101452817Qualified for Plate
3Botswana 7s220021365-52Qualified for Bowl

Matches
Second phase
23/11/1996Morocco 7s - Botswana 7s20-6
23/11/1996Italy 7s - Botswana 7s45-7
23/11/1996Morocco 7s - Italy 7s21-0

Second phase - Poule H
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Zimbabwe 7s62200921973Qualified to quarter finals
2Arabic Gulf 7s42101534211Qualified for Plate
3Thailand 7s220021498-84Qualified for Bowl

Matches
Second phase
23/11/1996Arabic Gulf 7s - Thailand 7s41-7
23/11/1996Zimbabwe 7s - Thailand 7s57-7
23/11/1996Zimbabwe 7s - Arabic Gulf 7s35-12

Cup
Quarter finalsSemifinalsFinal
Fiji 7s
11/24/1996 - 47-5Fiji 7s
11/24/1996 - 26-5
Morocco 7sFiji 7s
Tonga 7s11/24/1996 - 33-12
11/24/1996 - 33-19
Tonga 7s
Zimbabwe 7sFiji 7s
South Africa 7s
11/24/1996 - 40-12South Africa 7s
11/24/1996 - 34-14
United States 7s
Wales 7sSouth Africa 7s
11/24/1996 - 42-21
Wales 7s
Scotland 7s

Plate
Plate quarter finalsPlate SemifinalsPlate Final
Italy 7s
11/24/1996 - 31-12Italy 7s
11/24/1996 - 54-14
Denmark 7sItaly 7s
Taiwan 7s11/24/1996 - 48-26
11/24/1996 - 26-3
Taiwan 7s
Ivory Coast 7sItaly 7s
Russia 7s
11/24/1996 - 47-7Russia 7s
11/24/1996 - 21-12
Czech Republic 7s
Tunisia 7sRussia 7s
11/24/1996 - 24-19
Tunisia 7s
Arabic Gulf 7s

Bowl
Bowl quarter finalsBowl semifinalsBowl final
Kenya 7s
11/24/1996 - 28-14Kenya 7s
11/24/1996 - 40-19
Zambia 7sKenya 7s
Serbia and Montenegro 7s11/24/1996 - 31-27
11/24/1996 - 31-14
Serbia and Montenegro 7s
Singapore 7sKenya 7s
Sri Lanka 7s
11/24/1996 - 36-0Sri Lanka 7s
11/24/1996 - 20-12
Botswana 7s
Thailand 7sSri Lanka 7s
11/24/1996 - 28-21
Thailand 7s
Malaysia 7s