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Rio 2016 Medal Winners Fiji


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Olympic Rings Rio 2016

OLYMPIC Games history was made as Fiji won gold in the men's rugby sevens competition in style at the Deodoro Stadium on the last of six magnificent days of showcasing rugby to the world.

Rio 2016 Medal Winners Fiji Great Britain Sourh Africa 01 Rugby 7s

In defeating Great Britain 43-7 in a high-quality and pulsating final, Fiji won their nation's first-ever Olympic medal, became the first men's rugby Olympic gold medallists in 92 years and the first men's rugby sevens gold medal winners.

Over six days of high drama, unforgettable moments and spectacular sevens, rugby was the winner. It may have been seven years in the making from inclusion on the Olympic programme, but the wait was worth every second and how the fans loved it.

Showcased on sport's biggest broadcast stage, rugby sevens at Rio 2016 has been a hit. With its fast, dynamic and entertaining format, sevens has reached and inspired new audiences around the world as social media buzzed with excitement.

A mouth-watering final pitted HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series champions Fiji against Great Britain. With an historic Olympic gold medal beckoning, the contest was always going to inspire, and Fiji were simply irresistible, demonstrating their collective brilliance.

Fiji beat Great Britain to win Gold at Rio 2016The opening half was a masterclass in sevens. Tries by inspirational captain Osea Kolinisau, Jerry Tuwai, Jasa Veremalua, Leone Nakarawa and Vatemo Ravouvou gave the Fijians a seemingly unassailable 29-0 lead at half-time.

After the interval, Fiji extended their lead through Josua Tuisova before Dan Norton got Great Britain off the mark. However, Viliame Mata rounded-off a polished performance by the Fijians, who ensured their place in sporting history on an emotional day for their nation.

Rio 2016 Gold Medal Winners Fiji 01 Rugby 7s

SOUTH AFRICA DEFEAT JAPAN 54-14 TO WIN BRONZE
South Africa bounced back from their semi-final heartache in fantastic style, defeating a spirited Japan 54-14. Japan, one of the stories of this dramatic sevens competition, could not find an answer to the sheer pace of the South Africans, but can take great pride from their stellar performances in Rio ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Rio 2016 Bronze Medal winners South Africa Rosko Specman v JapanA brace from Rosko Specman and another from Juan de Jongh gave South Africa a 21-7 lead at the interval. Kazuhiro Goya's try gave Japan hope early in the second half, before Cecil Afrika's brace and Justin Geduld, Specman and Cheslin Kolbe's tries eased the Blitzboks home.



SEMI-FINAL: FIJI 20-5 JAPAN
Series champions Fiji ended Japan's gold medal dreams with a 20-5 victory. Leading 10-5 at the break thanks to tries from Vatemo Ravouvou and Josua Tuisova, Fiji showed their series-winning class and composure in the second half, adding tries through Semi Kunatani, Jerry Tuwai to guarantee the nation's first-ever Olympic medal.

Fiji beat Japan Rio 2016

SEMI-FINAL: GREAT BRITAIN 7-5 SOUTH AFRICA
Great Britain had to withstand late pressure to book a place in the final. Trailing 5-0 at half-time after Kyle Brown's superb try, Great Britain rallied, combining punishing defence with superb attacking enterprise to snatch the lead through the pace of Dan Norton. With time running out, South Africa pressed for the win, but Team GB's defence held firm to guarantee a medal.

Great Britain beat South Africa Rio2016

POSITIONAL PLAY-OFFS
In the other matches, world champions New Zealand ended on a high to be ranked fifth after defeating Argentina 17-14, while France claimed seventh with a 12-10 win over Australia. The USA bounced back from disappointment on the opening days to record a 24-12 win over Spain to finish ninth, while Kenya defeated hosts Brazil 24-0 to claim 11th place.

For rugby's first Olympians in more than a lifetime, the honour to compete on sport's greatest stage was victory in itself and all will reflect on playing their part in making history in what has been heralded as a game-changing event.

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Fiji

FIJI

Rio 2016 Gold Medal

5

New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND

9

USA

USA

2

Team GB

GREAT BRITAIN

Rio 2016 Silver Medal

6

Argentina

ARGENTINA

10

Spain

SPAIN

3

South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA

Rio 2016 Bronze Medal

7

France

FRANCE

11

Kenya

KENYA

4

Japan

JAPAN

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8

Australia

AUSTRALIA

12

Brazil

BRAZIL

BEAUMONT HAILS SEVENS' OLYMPIC GAMES DEBUT
World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont said: "Over six compelling days of rugby, our top players have showcased the very best of our sport and its values. They have also showed just why we believed that rugby would be good for the Games and the Games good for rugby. Stars have been launched, unforgettable moments created and fans entertained throughout.

"I would like to congratulate Fiji on winning the inaugural men's rugby sevens gold medal and creating Olympic history in winning Fiji's first-ever medal. All of our new Olympians have made their families, nations and sport very proud. They have made history over six compelling days of sevens.

"This competition has demonstrated the very best of rugby and its character-building values. I am sure that we have reached, engaged and inspired new participants and fans around the world and we are excited to welcome them to the rugby family."

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Rio 2016 Day 2

Japan beat France Rio 2016FIJI, Japan, Great Britain and South Africa qualified for the semi-finals of the Olympic Games men's rugby sevens, keeping their dreams of a gold medal alive as a magnificent competition headed into its final day.
 
With the prospect of winning the first men's Olympic medals in 92 years adding extra motivation, there was no sign of the morning session's drama relenting. An energetic crowd in party mood were treated to four high-quality matches despite the wet conditions, demonstrating the sublime skill of the world's top men's players.
 
FIJI 12-7 NEW ZEALAND
On a day of unforgettable moments, HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series champions Fiji, seeking their country's first Olympic Games medal, were pushed all the way by world champions New Zealand in a tense affair, eventually prevailing 12-7 to keep their dreams of gold alive.



JAPAN 12-7 FRANCE
Japan's incredible Olympic Games journey continued with a remarkable 12-7 win over a France side they had only defeated six times in the last 21 encounters. Victory was secured with the last play of the game through Teruya Goto's try. Their heroics have captured the hearts of a nation and firmly placed rugby back in the headlines in Japan, 10 months after their Rugby World Cup 2015 feats and ahead of Tokyo 2020.

Great Britain beat Argentina Rio 2016GREAT BRITAIN 0-0 ARGENTINA (5-0 AET)
Dan Bibby was Great Britain's hero after scoring a sudden-death try in extra-time after his side had played out a tense, but compelling 0-0 draw. The result could very easily have gone the other way. Argentina were awarded a penalty at the end of normal time, but captain Gaston Revol's attempt drifted wide of the posts.

SOUTH AFRICA 22-5 AUSTRALIA
South Africa booked their place in the semi-finals after defeating Australia 22-5. Tries by Seabelo Senatla and Rosko Specman in the first half and Kyle Brown and Senatla after the interval wrapped-up a win that sets-up a semi-final against Great Britain.

Earlier in the day, Japan upset the odds to qualify for the quarter-finals on another session of high drama in the men's rugby sevens competition at the Olympic Games.

The Japanese followed their historic victory over New Zealand and narrow defeat to Great Britain on day one with an impressive 31-7 victory over Kenya, while reigning HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series champions Fiji maintained their dreams of winning a first-ever Olympic Games medal for their nation by topping Pool A.

Great Britain beat New Zealand Rio 2016

If event success was on excitement and breath-taking athleticism, then rugby sevens has certainly made an impression at the Rio 2016 Games. With no team having guaranteed a place in the last eight, and nine teams still in the hunt at the start of the morning, the final round of pool matches did not disappoint.

Every session has delivered a compelling story and owing to the exciting three-pool format, there was drama in abundance as New Zealand and Australia faced anxious waits to see whether they would qualify as the best third-placed teams. 

Pool A
1 Fiji 2 Argentina 3 USA 4 Brazil

Series champions Fiji confirmed their position at the top of the pool with a 24-19 win over USA, which knocked the Americans out of medal contention. The result also confirmed New Zealand and Australia's passage as the two best third-placed teams on points difference.

Pool B
1 South Africa 2 France 3 Australia 4 Spain

South Africa and France were first to secure their places courtesy of a series of results that set up a three-way tie on points at the top of Pool B. Despite losing 12-5 to Australia, South Africa finished top with France second thanks to a 26-5 win over Spain. Australia faced a nervous wait, but were later confirmed as one of the two best third-placed teams.

POOL C
1 Team GB 2 Japan 3 New Zealand 4 Kenya

Japan maintained their excellent form, defeating Kenya 31-7 in their final pool match to guarantee a quarter-final place as runners-up. The result teed-up a mouth-watering pool decider between Great Britain and New Zealand, which Team GB held on to win 21-19 to top the pool.

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JAPAN shocked world champions New Zealand on a dramatic and compelling opening day of the Olympic Games men's rugby sevens competition.

New Zealand Japan Rio 2016Japan's historic 14-12 victory reflected a scintillating day of sevens that had fans at a packed Deodoro Stadium on their feet. Had it not been for a missed conversion attempt following a last-gasp try against Great Britain, Japan could have finished day one unbeaten.

Such was the competitiveness of the matches that no team has confirmed their place in the quarter-finals, setting up a compelling final round of pool matches on Wednesday. Only Kenya, Spain and hosts Brazil are out of contention despite defiant performances in their pool matches.

 

FIJI SET THE PACE IN POOL A AS ARGENTINA DEFEAT USA
HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series champions Fiji, who have never won an Olympic medal in any sport, won both matches, beating Brazil 40-12 and Argentina 21-14, to top the pool. Argentina claimed a significant scalp, defeating USA 17-14, to set up a thrilling climax to the pool on day two.

1Fiji 2 USA 3 Argentina 4 Brazil

Rio 2016 Day 1 Pool A

SOUTH AFRICA IN CONTROL IN POOL B
THE Blitzboks are in pole position for a quarter-final place after defeating Spain 24-0 and France 26-0. France made history by winning the first men's Olympic Games rugby match since 1924, 34-14 against Australia, and both sides are still in contention after the Australians bounced back to beat Spain 24-7.

1 South Africa 2Australia 3 France 4 Spain

Rio 2016 Day 1 Pool B

ALL TO PLAY FOR IN POOL C AFTER JAPAN'S HISTORIC WIN
GREAT BRITAIN top Pool C and are in the driving seat to secure a quarter-final place after defeating Kenya 31-7 and Japan 21-19. Japan and New Zealand can still qualify, having won a match each, but tomorrow's mouth-watering Kenya v Japan and Great Britain v New Zealand matches will decide whose medal dreams live on.

 1 Team GB 2 New Zealand 3 Japan 4 Kenya

 

Rio 2016 Day 1 Pool C

World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont said: "We have enjoyed a simply incredible day of Olympic Games rugby sevens. The action has been dramatic and exciting throughout and showcased the very best of our sport to the world.

"Wednesday's morning session will be compelling viewing and it speaks volumes about the competitiveness of sevens when we go into day two with nine teams competing for the eight quarter-final places.”

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TUESDAY 9th AUGUST 2016

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11:00

AUSTRALIA

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FRANCE

Pool B

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11:30

SOUTH AFRICA

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24-0

Spain

SPAIN

Pool B

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12:00

GREAT BRITAIN

Great Britain

31-7

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KENYA

Pool C

4

12:30

NEW ZEALAND

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12-14

Japan

JAPAN

Pool C

5

13:00

USA

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14-7

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ARGENTINA

Pool A

6

13:30

FIJI

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40-12

Brazil

BRAZIL

Pool A

7

16:00

AUSTRALIA

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26-12

Spain

SPAIN

Pool B

8

16:30

SOUTH AFRICA

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26-0

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FRANCE

Pool B

9

17:00

GREAT BRITAIN

Great Britain

21-19

Japan

JAPAN

Pool C

10

17:30

NEW ZEALAND

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28-5

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KENYA

Pool C

11

18:00

USA

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26-0

Brazil

BRAZIL

Pool A

12

18:30

FIJI

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21-14

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ARGENTINA

Pool A

WEDNESDAY 10th AUGUST 2016

13

11:00

FRANCE

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26-5

Spain

SPAIN

Pool B

14

11:30

SOUTH AFRICA

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5-12

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AUSTRALIA

Pool B

15

12:00

KENYA

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7-31

Japan

JAPAN

Pool C

16

12:30

NEW ZEALAND

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19-21

Great Britain

GREAT BRITAIN

Pool C

17

13:00

ARGENTINA

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31-0

Brazil

BRAZIL

Pool A

18

13:30

FIJI

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24-19

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USA

Pool A

19

16:00

USA

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24-12

Brazil

BRAZIL

9th PLACE SF1

20

16:30

SPAIN

Spain

14-12

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KENYA

9th PLACE SF2

21

17:00

FIJI

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12-7

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NEW ZEALAND

MEDAL QF1

22

17:30

JAPAN

Japan

12-7

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FRANCE

MEDAL QF2

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18:00

GREAT BRITAIN

Great Britain

5-0

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ARGENTINA

MEDAL QF3

24

18:30

SOUTH AFRICA

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22-5

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AUSTRALIA

MEDAL QF4

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25

12:30

BRAZIL

Brazil

0-24

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KENYA

11th PLACE

26

13:00

USA

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24-12

Spain

SPAIN

9th PLACE

27

13:30

NEW ZEALAND

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24-19

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FRANCE

5th PLACE

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14:00

ARGENTINA

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26-21

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AUSTRALIA

5th PLACE

29

14:30

FIJI

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20-5

Japan

JAPAN

MEDAL SF1

30

15:00

GREAT BRITAIN

Great Britain

7-5

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SOUTH AFRICA

MEDAL SF2

31

17:30

FRANCE

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12-10

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AUSTRALIA

7th PLACE PO

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18:00

NEW ZEALAND

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17-14

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ARGENTINA

5th PLACE PO

33

18:30

JAPAN

Japan

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SOUTH AFRICA

BRONZE

34

19:00

FIJI

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43-7

Great Britain

GREAT BRITAIN

GOLD

Rio 2016 Medal Winners Fiji Great Britain Sourh Africa 02 Rugby 7s

Rio 2016 Gold MedalFijiRio 2016 Silver MedalTeam GBRio 2016 Bronze MedalSouth Africa

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Rio 2016 Pools


POOL A

ArgentinaBrazilfijiUSA

POOL B

australiafrancesaSpain

POOL C

Team GBJapanKenyanz

JUNE 28th 2016 saw the Olympic host city announce the pools for Rio 2016.  

Favourites Fiji were drawn in Pool A with defending Olympic champions USA, as well as South American rivals Argentina and Brazil. Pool B is another tough group, which includes South Africa, Australia, France and Spain, while it does not get any less competitive in Pool C as New Zealand play Great Britain, Kenya and Japan.

In both competitions, the top two teams from each pool, plus the two best third-placed sides, progress to the quarter-finals.

Below is the HSBC World Rugby Sevens series form of the twelve Olympic-qualified team, (seeds in brackets) with the exception of Team GB who play as individual nations in the tournament. At the conclusion of the 2015-16 World Series, England placed 8th, Scotland 10th and Wales 12th.

Rio 2016 Pool A

FijiFIJI (1)
Tournaments: 146 Debut: WS I - Dubai
Played: 833 Won: 641 Lost: 183 Drawn: 9
Points Scored: 22,752 Conceded: 10,151
Form over last 10 games:
Won: 6 Drawn: 0 Lost: 4 Lost last 2
Best streak:
18 wins from 07 Feb 2015 to 05 Apr 2015
Worst run:
3 losses from 05 May 2013 to 11 May 2013
Highest Score: 82 - 7 v THAILAND
WS XI - Hong Kong - Pool C
Widest Margin: 80 - 0 v CHINA
WS I - Hong Kong - Pool A
Heaviest Defeat: 0 - 57 v AUSTRALIA
WS III - Durban - Plate Final

USAUSA (6)
Tournaments: 109 Debut: WS I - Dubai
Played: 586 Won: 228 Lost: 348 Drawn: 10
Points Scored: 9,591 Conceded: 11,755
Form over last 10 games:
Won: 5 Drawn: 1 Lost: 4 Won last 1
Best streak:
7 wins from 16 May 2015 to 04 Dec 2015
Worst run:
18 losses from 04 Apr 2004 to 11 Feb 2006
Highest Score: 62 - 0 v THAILAND
WS XI - Hong Kong - Pool C
Widest Margin: 62 - 0 v THAILAND
WS XI - Hong Kong - Pool C
Heaviest Defeat: 0 - 59 v NEW ZEALAND
WS I - Paris - Pool B

ArgentinaARGENTINA (7)
Tournaments: 143 Debut: WS I - Stellenbosch
Played: 785 Won: 418 Lost: 349 Drawn: 18
Points Scored: 14,382 Conceded: 12,628
Form over last 10 games
Won: 4 Drawn: 1 Lost: 5 Lost last 1
Best streak:
14 wins from 07 Feb 2004 to 28 Mar 2004
Worst run:
6 losses from 03 Jun 2006 to 01 Dec 2006
Highest Score: 73 - 7 v UAE
WS XIII - Dubai - Pool A
Widest Margin: 67 - 0 v UAE
WS VI - George - Pool C
Heaviest Defeat: 7 - 54 v SAMOA
WS III - Beijing - Plate Semi Final

BrazilBRAZIL (12)
Tournaments: 11 Debut: WS I - Punta del Este
Played: 53 Won: 0 Lost: 53 Drawn: 0
Points Scored: 318 Conceded: 1,770
Form over last 10 games
Won: 0 Drawn: 0 Lost: 10 Lost last 10
Best streak:
0 wins from 07 Feb 2004 to
Worst run:
53 losses ongoing from 07 Jan 2000
Highest Score: 19 - 26 v PORTUGAL
WS XVI - Las Vegas - Shield Semi Final
Widest Margin: 10 - 15 v CHILE
WS III - Mar del Plata - Shield Semi Final
Heaviest Defeat: 0 - 66 v AUSTRALIA
WS III - Santiago - Pool B

 

Rio 2016 Pool B

South AfricaSOUTH AFRICA (2)
Tournaments: 146 Debut: WS I - Dubai
Played: 826 Won: 604 Lost: 211 Drawn: 11
Points Scored: 19,657 Conceded: 9,211
Form over last 10 games:
Won: 8 Drawn: 0 Lost: 2 Lost last 1
Best streak:
16 wins from 01 Jun 2008 to 06 Feb 2009
Worst run:
3 losses from 03 May 2014 to 04 May 2014
Highest Score: 84 - 0 v MALAYSIA
WS I - Tokyo - Pool D
Widest Margin: 84 - 0 v MALAYSIA
WS I - Tokyo - Pool D
Heaviest Defeat: 10 - 69 v NEW ZEALAND
WS I - Paris - Cup Final

AustraliaAUSTRALIA (5)
Tournaments: 146 Debut: WS I - Dubai
Played: 804 Won: 500 Lost: 292 Drawn: 12
Points Scored: 17,621 Conceded: 11,416
Form over last 10 games:
Won: 4 Drawn: 0 Lost: 6 Lost last 1
Best streak:
17 wins from 07 Apr 2001 to 30 Apr 2001
Worst run:
4 losses from 30 Nov 2012 to 08 Dec 2012
Highest Score: 73 - 0 v MALAYSIA
WS II - Tokyo - Pool B
Widest Margin: 73 - 0 v MALAYSIA
WS II - Tokyo - Pool B
Heaviest Defeat: 33 - 52 v NEW ZEALAND
WS XV - London - Cup Final

FranceFRANCE (8)
Tournaments: 140 Debut: WS I - Dubai
Played: 763 Won: 343 Lost: 406 Drawn: 14
Points Scored: 12,805 Conceded: 13,863
Form over last 10 games:
Won: 6 Drawn: 1 Lost: 3 Lost last 2
Best streak:
6 wins from 10 Jun 2005 to 01 Dec 2005
Worst run:
7 losses from 06 Feb 2016 to 04 Mar 2016
Highest Score: 63 - 12 v CHINESE TAIPEI
WS XI - Hong Kong - Pool B
Widest Margin: 58 - 0 v PERU
WS I - Mar del Plata - Pool B
Heaviest Defeat: 0 - 66 v NEW ZEALAND
WS XIII - Glasgow - Pool B

SpainSPAIN (11)
Tournaments: 36 Debut: WS I - Punta del Este
Played: 191 Won: 52 Lost: 138 Drawn: 1
Points Scored: 2,136 Conceded: 4,438
Form over last 10 games:
Won: 4 Drawn: 0 Lost: 6 Lost last 1
Best streak:
4 wins from 13 Jan 2000 to 27 May 2001
Worst run:
25 losses from 03 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2004
Highest Score: 38 - 7 v CHILE
WS I - Mar del Plata - Bowl Final
Widest Margin: 38 - 0 v ZIMBABWE
WS XIII - London - Pool C
Heaviest Defeat: 0 - 64 v NEW ZEALAND
WS IV - Cardiff - Pool A

 

Rio 2016 Pool C

New ZealandNEW ZEALAND (3)
Tournaments: 146 Debut: WS I - Dubai
Played: 841 Won: 710 Lost: 124 Drawn: 7
Points Scored: 24197 Conceded: 7913
Form over last 10 games:
Won: 6 Drawn: 1 Lost: 3 Won last 2
Best streak:
47 wins from 26 May 2007 to 06 Apr 2008
Worst run:
3 losses from 02 Dec 2011 to 03 Dec 2011
Highest Score: 78 - 0 v WALES
WS III - Wellington - Cup Quarter Final
Widest Margin: 78 - 0 v WALES
WS III - Wellington - Cup Quarter Final
Heaviest Defeat: 0 - 44 v FIJI
WS XV - Dubai - Cup Semi Final

Team GBGREAT BRITAIN (4)
No World Series record

KenyaKENYA (9)
Tournaments: 116 Debut: WS I - Dubai
Played: 640 Won: 275 Lost: 356 Drawn: 9
Points Scored: 9797 Conceded: 11830
Form over last 10 games:
Won: 4 Drawn: 0 Lost: 6 Won last 2
Best streak :
6 wins from 24 May 2009 to 30 May 2009
Worst run:
17 losses from 03 Oct 1999 to 18 Nov 2001
Highest Score: 59 - 7 v MALAYSIA
WS XII - Hong Kong - Shield Quarter Final
Widest Margin: 59 - 0 v SINGAPORE
WS VI - Singapore - Bowl Quarter Final
Heaviest Defeat: 0 - 61 v SCOTLAND
WS VII - Wellington - Bowl Semi Final

JapanJAPAN (10)
Tournaments: 63 Debut: WS I - Dubai
Played: 330 Won: 86 Lost: 236 Drawn: 8
Points Scored: 4700 Conceded: 8190
Form over last 10 games:
Won: 3 Drawn: 1 Lost: 6 Lost last 2
Best streak:
3 wins from 26 Mar 2011 to 27 Mar 2011
Worst run:
17 losses from 08 Apr 2007 to 28 Mar 2009
Highest Score: 54 - 0 v SINGAPORE
WS VII - Singapore - Pool A
Widest Margin: 54 - 0 v SINGAPORE
WS VII - Singapore - Pool A
Heaviest Defeat: 0 - 61 v FIJI
WS I - Paris - Pool A

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Rio 2016 Women

AS you may know already, Rugby Unplugged doesn't unplug women's rugby, since the most excellent Scrum Queens do a far better job! So head over to them to get all the details from the Rio 2016 Women's Rugby 7s which was so magnificently won by the Australians, securing Gold from right under the noses of the Black Ferns who had to console themselves with Silver, while Canada were superb in taking the Bronze from Team GB.

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Womens Rugby Gold Medallists Australia Rio 2016

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Rio 2016 Womens Rugby 7s Medallists

 

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