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2009 Rugby World Cup Sevens – Men's tournament

2009 Rugby World Cup Sevens – Men's tournament
Tournament details
VenueThe Sevens
Dates5 – 7 March
No. of nations24
Champions Gold medal blank.svg Wales
Tournament statistics
Matches played57

The men's tournament in the 2009 Rugby World Cup Sevens was held at The Sevens in Dubai alongside the inaugural women's tournament. The tournament was held from 5 March to 7 March, with Wales beating Argentina 19−12 at the final.[1]

Teams

24 Teams took part in this tournament

Squads

Pool Stages

Legend
Teams advanced to the Cup quarter-final
Teams advanced to the Plate quarter-final
Teams advanced to the Bowl quarter-final

All times are local (UTC+4).

Pool A

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/– P
 New Zealand 3 3 0 0 107 12 +95 9
 Tonga 3 2 0 1 57 34 +23 7
 Italy 3 1 0 2 29 90 –61 5
Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Arabian Gulf 3 0 0 3 22 79 –57 3
5 March 2009
17:52
Tonga  19–0 Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Arabian Gulf


5 March 2009
19:54
New Zealand  42–0  Italy


6 March 2009
11:00
New Zealand  41–5 Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Arabian Gulf


6 March 2009
13:34
Tonga  31–10  Italy


6 March 2009
16:30
Arabian Gulf Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf 17–19  Italy


6 March 2009
19:28
New Zealand  24–7  Tonga

Pool B

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/– Pts
 Fiji 3 3 0 0 90 27 +63 9
 France 3 2 0 1 64 55 +9 7
 United States 3 1 0 2 62 57 +5 5
 Georgia 3 0 0 3 15 92 –77 3
5 March 2009
17:44
France  26–17  United States


5 March 2009
20:16
Fiji  26–10  Georgia


6 March 2009
12:50
Fiji  26–12  United States


6 March 2009
15:02
France  33–0  Georgia


6 March 2009
17:14
United States  33–5  Georgia


6 March 2009
18:20
Fiji  38–5  France

Pool C

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/– Pts
 South Africa 3 3 0 0 60 26 +34 9
 Canada 3 2 0 1 62 41 +21 7
 Scotland 3 1 0 2 59 62 –3 5
 Japan 3 0 0 3 27 79 –52 3
5 March 2009
17:32
Scotland  14–33  Canada


5 March 2009
20:38
South Africa  26–5  Japan


6 March 2009
12:06
South Africa  15–7  Canada


6 March 2009
14:18
Scotland  31–10  Japan


6 March 2009
15:46
Canada  22–12  Japan


6 March 2009
17:58
South Africa  19–14  Scotland

Pool D

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/– Pts
 Samoa 3 3 0 0 74 12 +62 9
 Australia 3 1 0 2 45 55 –10 5
 Portugal 3 1 0 2 36 49 –13 5
 Ireland 3 1 0 2 34 73 –39 5
5 March 2009
17:22
Australia  24–12  Portugal


5 March 2009
18:06
Samoa  35–5  Ireland


6 March 2009
11:44
Samoa  20–7  Portugal


6 March 2009
14:40
Australia  21–24  Ireland


6 March 2009
16:52
Portugal  17–5  Ireland


6 March 2009
18:44
Samoa  19–0  Australia

Pool E

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/– Pts
 England 3 3 0 0 94 36 +58 9
 Kenya 3 2 0 1 79 40 +39 7
 Tunisia 3 1 0 2 48 69 –21 5
 Hong Kong 3 0 0 3 26 102 –76 3
5 March 2009
17:10
Kenya  29–7  Tunisia


5 March 2009
19:30
England  42–5  Hong Kong


6 March 2009
11:22
England  26–24  Tunisia


6 March 2009
13:12
Kenya  43–7  Hong Kong


6 March 2009
16:08
Tunisia  17–14  Hong Kong


6 March 2009
19:06
England  26–7  Kenya

Pool F

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/– Pts
 Argentina 3 3 0 0 73 12 +61 9
 Wales 3 2 0 1 58 19 +39 7
 Zimbabwe 3 1 0 2 38 95 –57 5
 Uruguay 3 0 0 3 31 74 –43 3
5 March 2009
17:00
Wales  31–5  Zimbabwe


5 March 2009
18:16
Argentina  19–7  Uruguay


6 March 2009
12:28
Argentina  40–5  Zimbabwe


6 March 2009
13:56
Wales  27–0  Uruguay


6 March 2009
15:24
Zimbabwe  28–24  Uruguay


6 March 2009
17:36
Argentina  14–0  Wales

Knockout

Bowl

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
7 March 2009 – 10:30
 
 
 Zimbabwe28
 
7 March 2009 – 14:56
 
 Georgia10
 
 Zimbabwe24
 
7 March 2009 – 10:52
 
 Uruguay7
 
 Uruguay19
 
7 March 2009 – 18:30
 
 Japan12
 
 Zimbabwe17
 
7 March 2009 – 11:14
 
 Ireland14
 
 Ireland24
 
7 March 2009 – 15:18
 
Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Arabian Gulf5
 
 Ireland22
 
7 March 2009 – 11:36
 
 Hong Kong15
 
 Italy7
 
 
 Hong Kong14
 

Plate

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
7 March 2009 – 11:58
 
 
 Tonga24
 
7 March 2009 – 15:40
 
 Tunisia7
 
 Tonga19
 
7 March 2009 – 12:20
 
 Australia22
 
 Australia24
 
7 March 2009 – 19:30
 
 United States14
 
 Australia17
 
7 March 2009 – 12:42
 
 Scotland21
 
 France19
 
7 March 2009 – 16:02
 
 Scotland21
 
 Scotland29
 
7 March 2009 – 13:06
 
 Portugal7
 
 Canada5
 
 
 Portugal12
 

Cup

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
7 March 2009 – 13:28
 
 
 New Zealand14
 
7 March 2009 – 17:08
 
 Wales15
 
 Wales19
 
7 March 2009 – 13:50
 
 Samoa12
 
 Samoa31
 
7 March 2009 – 20:35
 
 England26
 
 Wales19
 
7 March 2009 – 14:12
 
 Argentina12
 
 Argentina14
 
7 March 2009 – 17:30
 
 South Africa12
 
 Argentina12
 
7 March 2009 – 14:34
 
 Kenya0
 
 Fiji7
 
 
 Kenya26
 

[2]


 2009 Rugby World Cup Sevens Men's Winners 

Wales
1st title

References

  1. ^ "Wales claim Melrose Cup". World Rugby. 7 March 2009. Archived from the original on 14 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Rugby World Cup Sevens 2009 – Men's Competition" (PDF). World Rugby. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-04-07. Retrieved 2018-09-07.