News Article

Pools announced for Glasgow Sevens

  
Printable Version Printable Version    Recommend Recommend    Email to a friend Email to a friend
  
Share   
  

4/2/2012
By IRB Media Unit


The IRB has confirmed the pool draw for round 8 of the HSBC Sevens World Series, the Emirates Airline Glasgow Sevens to be played at Scotstoun Stadium on 5-6 May 2012.

The draw was made live on television before the Cup final of the Tokyo Sevens, the seventh round of the 2011/12 season.

GLASGOW POOLS >>
GLASGOW MATCH SCHEDULE >>

Hosts Scotland have been handed a tough draw against home nation rivals Wales, South Africa and Russia in Pool D.

As Tokyo winners, Australia head Pool A in Glasgow and face opening matches against England, USA and Kenya.

Tokyo runners-up Samoa will play New Zealand, France and Spain in Pool B.

In Pool C Series contenders Fiji will start with games against Argentina, Portugal and Zimbabwe.

WORLD SERIES STANDINGS >>

Cup winners - 2011/12 HSBC Sevens World Series
Round 1 - Gold Coast - Fiji
Round 2 - Dubai - England
Round 3 - Port Elizabeth - New Zealand
Round 4 - Wellington - New Zealand
Round 5 - Las Vegas - Samoa
Round 6 - Hong Kong - Fiji
Round 7 - Tokyo - Australia
Round 8 - Glasgow - 5-6 May
Round 9 - London - 12-13 May
 

Searching for the Aussie Sevens stars of tomorrow, today

Over 500 young men and women had the opportunity to show off their skills and athleticism yesterday, as the Australian Rugby Union’s Search for a Star took place across the country looking to identify players who may have the potential to represent their country in Rugby Sevens.

Read full article...
Maple Leafs prove too strong for Aussie Pearls in Central Coast Cup Final
National Women's Sevens Head Coach Tim Walsh admitted the absence of key personnel played a big role in the Aussie Pearls Cup Final defeat to the Maple Leafs (43-7) at the Central Coast Sevens in Wyong on Sunday evening.
Read full article...
Sevens stars Emilee Cherry and Cameron Clark recognised for stand-out season

Qantas Australian Rugby Sevens stars Emilee Cherry and Cameron Clark have been rewarded for their stellar performances throughout their respective 2013/14 seasons after picking up three awards between them at the 2014 John Eales Medal in Sydney.

Read full article...