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South Africa Sevens

Not to be confused with South Africa national rugby sevens team.

The South Africa Sevens is an annual rugby sevens tournament that is held in South Africa. It is currently hosted in Cape Town and is part of the Sevens World Series run by World Rugby. A South African leg of the World series has been included in every edition of the competition since it began in the 1999-2000 season.

South Africa Sevens
Most recent season or competition:
2019 South Africa Sevens
Cape Town Sevens logo
SportRugby sevens
Inaugural season1999–2000(Stellenbosch Sevens)
No. of teams16
Most recent
champion(s)
New Zealand
Most titlesNew Zealand(11 times)

The tournament was first held at Stellenbosch in 1999 before being moved to Durban for the next two seasons. For nine seasons from 2002 until 2010 it was held at George in the Western Cape, before moving to Port Elizabeth for the 2011 edition, and Cape Town in 2015.

Contents

Year Venue Cup final Placings
Winner Score Runner-up Plate Bowl Shield
1999/00
Details
Danie Craven Stadium
Fiji
12–10
New Zealand

Australia

Tonga
n/a
2000/01
Details
ABSA Stadium
New Zealand
34–5
Fiji

South Africa

Portugal
n/a
2001/02
Details
ABSA Stadium
New Zealand
19–17
Samoa

Australia

Namibia

Kenya
2002/03
Details
Outeniqua Park
Fiji
24–14
New Zealand

Argentina

Namibia

Italy
2003/04
Details
Outeniqua Park
England
38–14
New Zealand

Argentina

Canada

Kenya
2004/05
Details
Outeniqua Park
New Zealand
33–19
Fiji

South Africa

Australia

Portugal
2005/06
Details
Outeniqua Park
Fiji
21–19
Argentina

Samoa

Wales

Canada
2006/07
Details
Outeniqua Park
New Zealand
24–19
South Africa

Wales

Australia

Portugal
2007/08
Details
Outeniqua Park
New Zealand
34–7
Fiji

Kenya

Wales

Canada
2008/09
Details
Outeniqua Park
South Africa
12–7
New Zealand

England

France

Zimbabwe
2009/10
Details
Outeniqua Park
New Zealand
21–12
Fiji

England

Wales

Scotland
2010/11
Details
Outeniqua Park
New Zealand
22–19
England

South Africa

Scotland

Zimbabwe
2011/12
Details
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
New Zealand
31–26
South Africa

Wales

Scotland

Zimbabwe
2012/13
Details
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
New Zealand
47–12
France

Wales

Australia

Spain
2013/14
Details
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
South Africa
17–14
New Zealand

Fiji

England

Scotland
2014/15
Details
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
South Africa
26–17
New Zealand

United States

Canada

Portugal
2015/16
Details
Cape Town Stadium
South Africa
29–14
Argentina

Fiji

Scotland

Samoa
Winner Score Runner-up Third Fourth Fifth
2016/17
Details
Cape Town Stadium
England
19–17
South Africa

New Zealand

Scotland

Fiji
2017/18
Details
Cape Town Stadium
New Zealand
38–14
Argentina

South Africa

Canada

Fiji
2018/19
Details
Cape Town Stadium
Fiji
29–15
United States

South Africa

New Zealand

England
2019/20
Details
Cape Town Stadium
New Zealand
7–5
South Africa

France

Fiji

Argentina
World Series tournaments planned for Cape Town were cancelled in 2020 and 2021, due to impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  1. "Port Elizabeth named as new host of SA Sevens event" (Press release). South African Rugby Union. 13 April 2011. Retrieved16 April 2011.
  2. "Green Point becomes new Sevens heaven". Super Sport. 20 March 2015. Archived from the original on 20 March 2015. Retrieved20 March 2015.
  3. "Plans revised for HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2021". World Rugby. 29 July 2020. Archived from the original on 31 July 2020.
  4. "World Rugby cancels Sevens events in Cape Town and Singapore". ESPN. 4 September 2021. Archived from the original on 4 September 2021.


South Africa Sevens
South Africa Sevens Language Watch Edit Not to be confused with South Africa national rugby sevens team The South Africa Sevens is an annual rugby sevens tournament that is held in South Africa It is currently hosted in Cape Town and is part of the Sevens World Series run by World Rugby A South African leg of the World series has been included in every edition of the competition since it began in the 1999 2000 season South Africa SevensMost recent season or competition 2019 South Africa SevensCape Town Sevens logoSportRugby sevensInaugural season1999 2000 Stellenbosch Sevens No of teams16Most recent champion s New ZealandMost titles New Zealand 11 times The tournament was first held at Stellenbosch in 1999 before being moved to Durban for the next two seasons For nine seasons from 2002 until 2010 it was held at George in the Western Cape before moving to Port Elizabeth for the 2011 edition 1 and Cape Town in 2015 2 Contents 1 Results 2 See also 3 References 4 External linksResults EditYear Venue Cup final PlacingsWinner Score Runner up Plate Bowl Shield1999 00 Details Danie Craven Stadium Fiji 12 10 New Zealand Australia Tonga n a2000 01 Details ABSA Stadium New Zealand 34 5 Fiji South Africa Portugal n a2001 02 Details ABSA Stadium New Zealand 19 17 Samoa Australia Namibia Kenya2002 03 Details Outeniqua Park Fiji 24 14 New Zealand Argentina Namibia Italy2003 04 Details Outeniqua Park England 38 14 New Zealand Argentina Canada Kenya2004 05 Details Outeniqua Park New Zealand 33 19 Fiji South Africa Australia Portugal2005 06 Details Outeniqua Park Fiji 21 19 Argentina Samoa Wales Canada2006 07 Details Outeniqua Park New Zealand 24 19 South Africa Wales Australia Portugal2007 08 Details Outeniqua Park New Zealand 34 7 Fiji Kenya Wales Canada2008 09 Details Outeniqua Park South Africa 12 7 New Zealand England France Zimbabwe2009 10 Details Outeniqua Park New Zealand 21 12 Fiji England Wales Scotland2010 11 Details Outeniqua Park New Zealand 22 19 England South Africa Scotland Zimbabwe2011 12 Details Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium New Zealand 31 26 South Africa Wales Scotland Zimbabwe2012 13 Details Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium New Zealand 47 12 France Wales Australia Spain2013 14 Details Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium South Africa 17 14 New Zealand Fiji England Scotland2014 15 Details Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium South Africa 26 17 New Zealand United States Canada Portugal2015 16 Details Cape Town Stadium South Africa 29 14 Argentina Fiji Scotland SamoaWinner Score Runner up Third Fourth Fifth2016 17 Details Cape Town Stadium England 19 17 South Africa New Zealand Scotland Fiji2017 18 Details Cape Town Stadium New Zealand 38 14 Argentina South Africa Canada Fiji2018 19 Details Cape Town Stadium Fiji 29 15 United States South Africa New Zealand England2019 20 Details Cape Town Stadium New Zealand 7 5 South Africa France Fiji ArgentinaWorld Series tournaments planned for Cape Town were cancelled in 2020 3 and 2021 4 due to impacts of the COVID 19 pandemic See also EditSouth Africa Women s SevensReferences Edit Port Elizabeth named as new host of SA Sevens event Press release South African Rugby Union 13 April 2011 Retrieved 16 April 2011 Green Point becomes new Sevens heaven Super Sport 20 March 2015 Archived from the original on 20 March 2015 Retrieved 20 March 2015 Plans revised for HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2021 World Rugby 29 July 2020 Archived from the original on 31 July 2020 World Rugby cancels Sevens events in Cape Town and Singapore ESPN 4 September 2021 Archived from the original on 4 September 2021 External links EditSouth African Rugby Union World Rugby Sevens Series This article about sports in South Africa is a stub You can help Wikipedia by expanding it vte This article about a rugby union competition is a stub You can help Wikipedia by expanding it vte Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title South Africa Sevens amp oldid 1042345734, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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