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2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens – Men's tournament

2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens – Men's tournament
Tournament details
VenueLuzhniki Stadium
Dates28 – 30 June
No. of nations24
Champions Gold medal blank.svg New Zealand
Tournament statistics
Matches played58
Tries scored320 (average 5.52 per match)
Top scorer(s)Canada Nathan Hirayama
(49 points)

The men's tournament in the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens was held at Luzhniki stadium in Moscow. The tournament was held from 28 June to 30 June, with New Zealand beating England 33−0 at the final.[1]

Teams

Squads

Draw

The band allocation was completed on February 25 in advance of the pool draw on February 28.

The 24 teams were ranked in four bands of six, determined by series points accumulated over the 2010/11 and 2011/12 HSBC Sevens World Series, and the first five rounds of the current 2012/13 Series.[2]

The bands were:

Band 1  New Zealand,  Fiji,  South Africa,  Samoa,  England,  Australia
Band 2  Wales,  Argentina,  France,  Kenya,  Scotland,  United States
Band 3  Canada,  Portugal,  Spain,  Russia,  Tonga,  Zimbabwe
Band 4  Japan,  Hong Kong,  Georgia,  Tunisia,  Philippines,  Uruguay

Pool 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

All times are local (UTC+4).

Pool A

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 Australia 3 2 1 0 78 24 +54 8
 France 3 2 1 0 62 41 +21 8
 Tunisia 3 1 0 2 40 88 −48 5
 Spain 3 0 0 3 41 68 −27 3
28 June 2013
18:30
Australia  21 – 0  Spain
Report

28 June 2013
18:52
France  24 – 7  Tunisia
Report

29 June 2013
11:56
Australia  40 – 7  Tunisia
Report

29 June 2013
12:18
France  21 – 17  Spain
Report

29 June 2013
14:52
Spain  24 – 26  Tunisia
Report

29 June 2013
18:10
Australia  17 – 17  France
Report

Pool B

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 South Africa 3 3 0 0 105 0 +105 9
 Scotland 3 2 0 1 40 63 −23 7
 Japan 3 0 1 2 29 64 −35 4
 Russia 3 0 1 2 17 64 −47 4
28 June 2013
19:14
South Africa  31 – 0  Russia
Report

28 June 2013
19:36
Scotland  19 – 17  Japan
Report

29 June 2013
12:40
South Africa  33 – 0  Japan
Report

29 June 2013
13:02
Scotland  21 – 5  Russia
Report

29 June 2013
19:16
South Africa  41 – 0  Scotland
Report

29 June 2013
19:38
Russia  12 – 12  Japan
Report

Pool C

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 Kenya 3 3 0 0 93 22 +71 9
 Samoa 3 2 0 1 62 31 +31 7
 Zimbabwe 3 1 0 2 38 59 −21 5
 Philippines 3 0 0 3 12 93 −81 3
28 June 2013
15:00
Samoa  21 – 14  Zimbabwe
Report

28 June 2013
15:22
Kenya  45 – 5  Philippines
Report

29 June 2013
09:00
Samoa  29 – 0  Philippines
Report

29 June 2013
09:22
Kenya  31 – 5  Zimbabwe
Report

29 June 2013
13:24
Zimbabwe  19 – 7  Philippines
Report

29 June 2013
15:14
Samoa  12 – 17  Kenya
Report

Pool D

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 New Zealand 3 3 0 0 83 38 +45 9
 Canada 3 2 0 1 53 64 −11 7
 United States 3 1 0 2 59 60 −1 5
 Georgia 3 0 0 3 45 78 −33 3
28 June 2013
15:44
New Zealand  31 – 12  Canada
Report

28 June 2013
16:06
United States  26 – 19  Georgia
Report

29 June 2013
09:44
New Zealand  26 – 7  Georgia
Report

29 June 2013
10:06
United States  14 – 15  Canada
Report

29 June 2013
13:46
Canada  26 – 19  Georgia
Report

29 June 2013
16:20
New Zealand  26 – 19  United States
Report

Pool E

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 Wales 3 3 0 0 80 38 +42 9
 Fiji 3 2 0 1 106 19 +87 7
 Tonga 3 1 0 2 55 73 −18 5
 Uruguay 3 0 0 3 5 116 −111 3
28 June 2013
16:28
Fiji  45 – 0  Tonga
Report

28 June 2013
16:50
Wales  33 – 5  Uruguay
Report

29 June 2013
10:28
Fiji  47 – 0  Uruguay
Report

29 June 2013
10:50
Wales  28 – 19  Tonga
Report

29 June 2013
14:08
Tonga  36 – 0  Uruguay
Report

29 June 2013
16:42
Fiji  14 – 19  Wales
Report

Pool F

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 England 3 3 0 0 73 26 +47 9
 Argentina 3 1 0 2 69 38 +31 5
 Portugal 3 1 0 2 38 48 −10 5
 Hong Kong 3 1 0 2 31 99 −68 5
28 June 2013
17:12
England  21 – 7  Portugal
Report

28 June 2013
17:34
Argentina  47 – 7  Hong Kong
Report

29 June 2013
11:12
Argentina  10 – 17  Portugal
Report

29 June 2013
11:34
England  38 – 7  Hong Kong
Report

29 June 2013
14:30
Portugal  14 – 17  Hong Kong
Report

29 June 2013
17:48
England  14 – 12  Argentina
Report

Knockout stage

Bowl

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
30 June 2013 – 09:30 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 
 Tunisia7
 
30 June 2013 – 14:28 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 Uruguay12
 
 Uruguay0
 
30 June 2013 – 09:52 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 Russia38
 
 Russia17
 
30 June 2013 – 18:15 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 Spain7
 
 Russia29
 
30 June 2013 – 10:14 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 Japan5
 
 Hong Kong10
 
30 June 2013 – 14:50 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 Georgia31
 
 Georgia21
 
30 June 2013 – 10:36 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 Japan24
 
 Japan50
 
 
 Philippines0
 

Plate

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
30 June 2013 – 10:58 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 
 Samoa26
 
30 June 2013 – 15:12 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 Zimbabwe17
 
 Samoa21
 
30 June 2013 – 11:20 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 Argentina14
 
 Argentina28
 
30 June 2013 – 19:05 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 United States5
 
 Samoa12
 
30 June 2013 – 11:42 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 Canada19
 
 Scotland17
 
30 June 2013 – 15:34 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 Portugal0
 
 Scotland7
 
30 June 2013 – 12:04 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 Canada21
 
 Canada26
 
 
 Tonga0
 

Cup

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
30 June 2013 – 13:00 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 
 South Africa10
 
30 June 2013 – 16:40 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 Fiji12
 
 Fiji0
 
30 June 2013 – 13:22 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 New Zealand17
 
 New Zealand26
 
30 June 2013 – 20:55 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 Wales10
 
 New Zealand33
 
30 June 2013 – 13:44 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 England0
 
 England21
 
30 June 2013 – 17:02 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 Australia17
 
 England12
 
30 June 2013 – 14:06 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 Kenya5 Third place
 
 Kenya (aet)24
 
30 June 2013 – 19:55 – Luzhniki Stadium
 
 France19
 
 Fiji29
 
 
 Kenya5
 


 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens Men's Winners 

New Zealand
2nd title

References

  1. ^ "Rugby World Cup Sevens: New Zealand thrash England in final". BBC Sport. 30 June 2013. Retrieved 22 October 2017.
  2. ^ "RWC Sevens pool draw – Men's form guide". rwcsevens.com. Archived from the original on 9 May 2013. Retrieved 14 September 2017.