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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 3 (Punta del Este) 1997

First phase
Poule A
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Japan 7s73201873354Qualified to 2nd phase
2Chile 7s73201682642
3Netherlands 7s73201501931
4Tahiti 7s330030127-127Qualified for Bowl

Matches
First phase
05/01/1997Japan 7s - Tahiti 7s54-0
05/01/1997Netherlands 7s - Chile 7s12-0
05/01/1997Chile 7s - Tahiti 7s47-0
05/01/1997Japan 7s - Netherlands 7s19-12
05/01/1997Netherlands 7s - Tahiti 7s26-0
05/01/1997Chile 7s - Japan 7s21-14

Poule B
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Samoa 7s9330017415159Qualified to 2nd phase
2Trinidad and Tobago 7s732013481-47Qualified for Bowl
3Israel 7s5310227108-81
4Paraguay 7s330033374-41

Matches
First phase
05/01/1997Samoa 7s - Israel 7s68-0
05/01/1997Trinidad and Tobago 7s - Paraguay 7s15-7
05/01/1997Samoa 7s - Trinidad and Tobago 7s59-0
05/01/1997Israel 7s - Paraguay 7s12-11
05/01/1997Samoa 7s - Paraguay 7s47-15
05/01/1997Trinidad and Tobago 7s - Israel 7s19-15

Poule C
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Argentina 7s933001255120Qualified to 2nd phase
2Germany 7s73201926725
3Papua New Guinea 7s531025759-2Qualified for Bowl
4Bermuda 7s3300319162-143

Matches
First phase
05/01/1997Argentina 7s - Bermuda 7s63-0
05/01/1997Germany 7s - Papua New Guinea 7s28-17
05/01/1997Argentina 7s - Papua New Guinea 7s24-0
05/01/1997Germany 7s - Bermuda 7s59-12
05/01/1997Argentina 7s - Germany 7s38-5
05/01/1997Papua New Guinea 7s - Bermuda 7s40-7

Poule D
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1France 7s933001091297Qualified to 2nd phase
2Cook Islands 7s73201584315
3Uruguay 7s531026062-2Qualified for Bowl
4Bahamas 7s3300322132-110

Matches
First phase
05/01/1997France 7s - Bahamas 7s55-0
05/01/1997Cook Islands 7s - Uruguay 7s17-12
05/01/1997France 7s - Uruguay 7s28-12
05/01/1997Cook Islands 7s - Bahamas 7s41-5
05/01/1997France 7s - Cook Islands 7s26-0
05/01/1997Uruguay 7s - Bahamas 7s36-17

Second phase
Second phase - Poule A
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1Samoa 7s9330014214128Qualified to semifinals
2Japan 7s73201715318
3Germany 7s531022799-72Qualified for Plate
4Netherlands 7s330032296-74

Matches
Second phase
06/01/1997Samoa 7s - Germany 7s54-0
06/01/1997Japan 7s - Netherlands 7s24-10
06/01/1997Germany 7s - Netherlands 7s22-5
06/01/1997Samoa 7s - Japan 7s38-7
06/01/1997Japan 7s - Germany 7s40-5
06/01/1997Samoa 7s - Netherlands 7s50-7

Second phase - Poule B
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1France 7s9330083083Qualified to semifinals
2Cook Islands 7s631113666-30
3Argentina 7s531024357-14Qualified for Plate
4Chile 7s430123372-39

Matches
Second phase
06/01/1997France 7s - Argentina 7s26-0
06/01/1997Cook Islands 7s - Chile 7s19-19
06/01/1997France 7s - Cook Islands 7s35-0
06/01/1997Argentina 7s - Chile 7s31-14
06/01/1997France 7s - Chile 7s22-0
06/01/1997Cook Islands 7s - Argentina 7s17-12

Cup
SemifinalsFinal
France 7s
06/01/1997 - 24-14France 7s
06/01/1997 - 35-14
Japan 7sFrance 7s
Samoa 7s
06/01/1997 - 45-7
Samoa 7s
Cook Islands 7s
3rd place final
Cook Islands 7s
06/01/1997 - 31-26Cook Islands 7s
Japan 7s

Plate
Plate SemifinalsPlate Final
Argentina 7s
06/01/1997 - 40-5Argentina 7s
06/01/1997 - 49-12
Netherlands 7sArgentina 7s
Germany 7s
06/01/1997 - 24-19
Germany 7s
Chile 7s

Bowl
Bowl quarter finalsBowl semifinalsBowl final
Uruguay 7s
06/01/1997 - 41-0Uruguay 7s
06/01/1997 - 24-7
Bahamas 7sUruguay 7s
Papua New Guinea 7s06/01/1997 - 38-7
06/01/1997 - 40-7
Papua New Guinea 7s
Bermuda 7sUruguay 7s
Tahiti 7s
06/01/1997 - 26-17Tahiti 7s
06/01/1997 - 27-10
Trinidad and Tobago 7s
Paraguay 7sTahiti 7s
06/01/1997 - 26-0
Paraguay 7s
Israel 7s