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The 2000 Brisbane Sevens, officially called the 2000 Brisbane International Sevens, was an international rugby sevens tournament that formed part of the inaugural season of the World Sevens Series. It was held at Ballymore Stadium in Brisbane over the weekend of 18–19 February 2000. The tournament was the first edition of the Australian Sevens.

FormatEdit

The teams were drawn into four pools of four teams each. Each team played the other teams in their pool once, with 3 points awarded for a win, 2 points for a draw, and 1 point for a loss (no points awarded for a forfeit). The top two teams from each pool advanced to the Cup/Plate brackets. The bottom two teams from each pool went on to the Bowl bracket. [1] No Shield trophy was on offer in the 1999-2000 season.

TeamsEdit

The participating teams were:[2]

Pool StageEdit

Play on the first day of the tournament consisted of matches between teams in the same pool on a round robin basis. The following is a list of the recorded results.[2][3]

Key to colours in group tables
Teams that advanced to the Cup Quarterfinal

Pool AEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
Flag of Canada.jpg Canada 3 3 0 0 81 29 52 9
Flag of Samoa.png Samoa 3 2 0 1 83 29 54 7
Flag of Papua New Guinea.png Papua New Guinea 3 1 0 2 64 87 -23 5
Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong 3 0 0 3 22 105 -83 3
18 February 2000
Canada Flag of Canada.jpg 17 - 7 Flag of Samoa.png Samoa Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea.png 40 - 12 Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
Samoa Flag of Samoa.png 29 - 5 Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
Canada Flag of Canada.jpg 28 - 17 Flag of Papua New Guinea.png Papua New Guinea Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
Samoa Flag of Samoa.png 47 - 7 Flag of Papua New Guinea.png Papua New Guinea Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
Samoa Flag of Samoa.png 36 - 5 Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

Pool BEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
Flag of Fiji.png Fiji 3 3 0 0 127 21 106 9
Flag of Argentina.png Argentina 3 2 0 1 60 38 22 7
Flag of Uruguay.png Uruguay 3 1 0 2 31 70 -39 5
Flag of Cook Islands.png Cook Islands 3 0 0 3 7 96 -89 3
18 February 2000
Fiji Flag of Fiji.png 38 - 14 Flag of Argentina.png Argentina Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
Uruguay Flag of Uruguay.png 31 - 0 Flag of Cook Islands.png Cook Islands Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
Fiji Flag of Fiji.png 49 - 0 Flag of Uruguay.png Uruguay Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
Argentina Flag of Argentina.png 25 - 0 Flag of Cook Islands.png Cook Islands Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
Fiji Flag of Fiji.png 40 - 7 Flag of Cook Islands.png Cook Islands Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
Argentina Flag of Argentina.png 21 - 0 Flag of Uruguay.png Uruguay Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

Pool CEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand 3 3 0 0 92 27 65 9
Flag of France.png France 3 2 0 1 66 59 7 7
Flag of Tonga.jpg Tonga 3 1 0 2 55 80 -25 5
Flag of Japan.png Japan 3 0 0 3 52 99 -47 3
18 February 2000
New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.png 26 - 12 Flag of France.png France Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
Tonga Flag of Tonga.jpg 31 - 28 Flag of Japan.png Japan Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.png 19 - 10 Flag of Tonga.jpg Tonga Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
France Flag of France.png 21 - 19 Flag of Japan.png Japan Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.png 47 - 5 Flag of Japan.png Japan Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
France Flag of France.png 33 - 14 Flag of Tonga.jpg Tonga Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

Pool DEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
Flag of Australia.png Australia 3 3 0 0 125 0 125 9
Flag of South Africa.png South Africa 3 2 0 1 73 35 38 7
Flag of United States.png United States 3 1 0 2 29 92 -63 5
Flag of China.png China 3 0 0 3 19 119 -100 3
18 February 2000
Australia Flag of Australia.png 28 - 0 Flag of South Africa.png South Africa Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
United States Flag of United States.png 29 - 12 Flag of China.png China Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
Australia Flag of Australia.png 57 - 0 Flag of China.png China Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
South Africa Flag of South Africa.png 40 - 0 Flag of United States.png United States Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
Australia Flag of Australia.png 40 - 0 Flag of United States.png United States Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

18 February 2000
South Africa Flag of South Africa.png 33 - 7 Flag of China.png China Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane

Knockout stageEdit

Play on the second day of the tournament consisted of finals matches for the Bowl, Plate, and Cup competitions. The following is a list of the recorded results.[2][3]

BowlEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
19 February – Ballymore Stadium        
 Flag of Uruguay.png Uruguay  14
19 February – Ballymore Stadium
 Flag of Japan.png Japan  12  
 Flag of Uruguay.png Uruguay  10
19 February – Ballymore Stadium
     Flag of Papua New Guinea.png Papua New Guinea  31  
 Flag of Papua New Guinea.png Papua New Guinea  40
19 February – Ballymore Stadium
 Flag of China.png China  17  
 Flag of Papua New Guinea.png Papua New Guinea  0
19 February – Ballymore Stadium    
   Flag of Tonga.jpg Tonga  43
 Flag of United States.png United States  12
19 February – Ballymore Stadium
 Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong  22  
 Flag of Hong Kong.png Hong Kong  0
19 February – Ballymore Stadium
     Flag of Tonga.jpg Tonga  42  
 Flag of Tonga.jpg Tonga  35
 Flag of Cook Islands.png Cook Islands  0  
 

PlateEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
19 February – Ballymore Stadium        
 Flag of Fiji.png Fiji  47
19 February – Ballymore Stadium
 Flag of France.png France  7  
 Flag of Canada.jpg Canada  14
19 February – Ballymore Stadium
     Flag of France.png France  19  
 Flag of Canada.jpg Canada  7
19 February – Ballymore Stadium
 Flag of South Africa.png South Africa  14  
 Flag of France.png France  14
19 February – Ballymore Stadium    
   Flag of Argentina.png Argentina  33
 Flag of Australia.png Australia  12
19 February – Ballymore Stadium
 Flag of Samoa.png Samoa  5  
 Flag of Samoa.png Samoa  7
19 February – Ballymore Stadium
     Flag of Argentina.png Argentina  10  
 Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand  23
 Flag of Argentina.png Argentina  12  
 

CupEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
19 February – Ballymore Stadium        
 Flag of Fiji.png Fiji  47
19 February – Ballymore Stadium
 Flag of France.png France  7  
 Flag of Fiji.png Fiji  45
19 February – Ballymore Stadium
     Flag of South Africa.png South Africa  5  
 Flag of Canada.jpg Canada  7
19 February – Ballymore Stadium
 Flag of South Africa.png South Africa  14  
 Flag of Fiji.png Fiji  24
19 February – Ballymore Stadium    
   Flag of Australia.png Australia  21
 Flag of Australia.png Australia  12
19 February – Ballymore Stadium
 Flag of Samoa.png Samoa  5  
 Flag of Australia.png Australia  17
19 February – Ballymore Stadium
     Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand  0  
 Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand  23
 Flag of Argentina.png Argentina  12  
 

ReferencesEdit

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Template:1999–2000 World Sevens Series

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