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2001 Rugby World Cup Sevens

2001 Rugby World Cup Sevens
Argentina 2001
Tournament details
Host nation Argentina
Dates26 March – 28 March
No. of nations24
Champions Gold medal blank.svg New Zealand
1997
2005

The 2001 Rugby World Cup Sevens or the Melrose Cup was the third edition of the Rugby World Cup Sevens and was held in Argentina. New Zealand defeated Australia to win the tournament for the first time. This was the first major rugby event ever held in South America.[citation needed]

Teams

Squads

Group stage

Key to colours in group tables
Teams advanced to the Cup quarter-final
Teams advanced to the Plate quarter-final
Teams advanced to the Bowl quarter-final

Pool A

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 Fiji 5 5 0 0 159 36 +123 15
 Argentina 5 4 0 1 157 59 +98 13
 South Korea 5 2 1 2 106 101 +5 10
 Russia 5 2 0 3 59 108 −49 9
 Ireland 5 1 1 3 72 131 −58 8
 Kenya 5 0 0 5 48 166 −118 5

Pool B

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 South Africa 5 5 0 0 143 19 +124 15
 Canada 5 3 0 2 113 60 +53 11
 Cook Islands 5 3 0 2 69 67 +2 11
 Georgia 5 2 0 3 62 79 −17 9
 France 5 2 0 3 73 69 +4 9
 Chinese Taipei 5 0 0 5 21 187 −166 5

Pool C

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 New Zealand 5 5 0 0 175 14 +161 15
 England 5 3 0 2 92 52 +40 11
 Spain 5 3 0 2 66 62 +4 11
 Japan 5 3 0 2 43 100 −57 11
 Chile 5 1 0 4 36 83 −47 7
 Zimbabwe 5 0 0 5 38 139 −101 5

Pool D

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 Australia 5 5 0 0 172 22 +150 15
 Samoa 5 4 0 1 139 111 +28 13
 Wales 5 2 1 2 86 89 −3 10
 United States 5 2 0 3 78 130 −52 9
 Portugal 5 1 1 3 79 110 −31 8
 Hong Kong 5 0 0 5 29 121 −92 5

Play Offs

Bowl

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
 Ireland24
 
 
 
 Chinese Taipei19
 
 Ireland12
 
 
 
 Portugal26
 
 Portugal19
 
 
 
 Zimbabwe14
 
 Portugal19
 
 
 
 Chile21
 
 Chile19
 
 
 
 Hong Kong14
 
 Chile35
 
 
 
 Kenya12
 
 France7
 
 
 Kenya12
 

Plate

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
 South Korea19
 
 
 
 Georgia24
 
 Georgia17
 
 
 
 Wales10
 
 Wales21
 
 
 
 Japan7
 
 Georgia12
 
 
 
 Russia24
 
 Spain21
 
 
 
 United States5
 
 Spain7
 
 
 
 Russia26
 
 Cook Islands10
 
 
 Russia26
 

Cup

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
 Fiji21
 
 
 
 Canada5
 
 Fiji14
 
 
 
 Australia22
 
 Australia33
 
 
 
 England5
 
 Australia12
 
 
 
 New Zealand31
 
 New Zealand45
 
 
 
 Samoa7
 
 New Zealand31
 
 
 
 Argentina7
 
 South Africa12
 
 
 Argentina14
 


 2001 Rugby World Cup Sevens Winners 

New Zealand
1st title

See also

References


External links