Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games - Pools

The Glasgow Commonwealth Games are fast approaching, with all the action getting underway on July 23. After the thrilling finale of the HSBC World Sevens Tournament, fans worldwide will no doubt be watching closely to see what unfolds in the Sevens leg of the Commonwealth Games. 

The sixteen teams will take part in the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Australia, Canada, Cook Islands, England, Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Scotland, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda and Wales will all compete for the coveted Gold medal in July.

 

Pools

Reigning champions New Zealand, who have won all four Commonwealth Gold medals to date, have been drawn in Pool A alongside Canada, Nigeria and tournament hosts, Scotland.

Delhi silver medallist Australia and bronze medallist South Africa are top seeds in pools D and B respectively, while other World Series regulars in Samoa, England, Kenya, Wales and Canada will also feature.
 
The four Pools confirmed by the International Rugby Board and Commonwealth Games Federation are:
Pool A – New Zealand, Canada, Scotland, Nigeria
Pool B – South Africa, Kenya, Cook Islands, Trinidad and Tobago
Pool C – Samoa, Wales, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia
Pool D – England, Australia, Sri Lanka, Uganda
 

Schedule

Watch all of the 2014 Commonwealth Games Men's Sevens action live on Channel 10.

Aus v Sri Lanka - Saturday, 26 July (7.50pm AEST)
Aus v Uganda - Saturday, 26 July (10.12pm AEST)
Aus v England - Sunday, 27 July (5.20am AEST)
Semi-Final matches - Monday, 28 July (3.40am AEST)
Medal matches - Monday, 28 July (6.15am AEST)


Ibrox Stadium

With first-class sightlines and an intense, intimate atmosphere, Ibrox Stadium will heighten the drama of the Rugby Sevens competition at Glasgow 2014.

Ibrox Stadium was built in 1899 and as such is steeped in history. It's Scotland's third-biggest football stadium, and is home to the Rangers football team. It offers world-class views and an intimate atmosphere, making it the perfect location Rugby Sevens action.

The stadium has a capacity of just over 51,000, and has hosted world-famous stars including David Beckham and Elton John in its time. King George V even visited Ibrox during his reign, awarding honours at an open air public investiture. 

 

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