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Spain Wins World Rugby 7s Repechage at Monaco & Qualifies for Rio Olympics

June 20, 2016

Spain Wins World Rugby 7s Repechage at Monaco & Qualifies for Rio Olympics

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Photo: World Rugby

Doug Coil

In dramatic fashion, Spain won the World Rugby Sevens Repechage at the Monaco Sevens 22-19 over Samoa with no time on the clock. With that, Spain gained the twelfth and final spot in the Rio Olympics Men’s Rugby Sevens competition.

Spain joins Fiji, South Africa, New Zealand, Great Britain, Argentina, USA, France, Kenya, Japan, Australia and hosts Brazil at the Games.

Teams that participated in the Monaco Sevens, included Zimbabwe, Tonga, Ireland, Samoa, Canada, Germany, Uruguay, Sri Lanka, Russia, Chile, Morocco, Tunisia, Hong Kong,  Spain, Mexico and South Korea.

DJCoil Rugby preview article: Men’s Rugby Olympic Repechage in Monaco June 18-19

Day Two Results

Cup Final
Spain 22 – 19 Samoa

Bronze Final
Russia 22 – 12 Germany

5th Place
Canada 24 – 17 Hong Kong

Trophy Final
Zimbabwe 31 – 5 Tonga

13th Place
Sri Lanka 24 – 31 South Korea

Cup Semi Finals
Spain 17 – 12 Russia
Samoa 26 – 14 Germany

5th Place Semi Finals
Ireland 19 – 24 Canada
Hong Kong 24 – 5 Chile

Trophy Semi Finals
Zimbabwe 26 – 19 Morocco
Tonga 33 – 12 Uruguay

13th Place Semi Finals
Mexico 19 – 22 Sri Lanka
South Korea 33 – 19 Tunisia

Cup Quarter Finals
Ireland 7 – 12 Spain
Russia 14 – 12 Canada
Hong Kong 12 – 31 Samoa
Germany 26 – 0 Chile

Trophy Quarter Finals
Zimbabwe 19 – 10 Mexico
Morocco 33 – 14 Sri Lanka
South Korea 7 – 41 Tonga
Uruguay 22 – 5 Tunisia

Day One Results

Pool A
Samoa 26 – 0 Tonga
Zimbabwe 12 – 24 Ireland
Samoa 21 – 27 Ireland
Zimbabwe 21 – 14 Tonga
Tonga 12 – 31 Ireland
Samoa 21 – 7 Zimbabwe

Pool B
Canada 33 – 0 Uruguay
Germany 42 – 5 Sri Lanka
Canada 57 – 0 Sri Lanka
Germany 22 – 14 Uruguay
Uruguay 40 – 14 Sri Lanka
Canada 19 – 21 Germany

Pool C
Russia 26 – 19 Morocco
Chile 19 – 12 Tunisia
Russia 24 – 12 Tunisia
Chile 33 – 12 Morocco
Morocco 19 – 14 Tunisia
Russia 26 – 0 Chile

Pool D
Hong Kong 26 – 10 Mexico
Spain 26 – 7 South Korea
Hong Kong 19 – 7 South Korea
Spain 28 – 5 Mexico
Mexico 12 – 42 South Korea
Hong Kong 19 – 0 Spain

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