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The Emirates Airlines South Africa Sevens is played annually as part of the IRB Sevens World Series for international rugby sevens (seven-a-side version of rugby union). The 2008 competition, took place on 5 December and 6 December at Outeniqua Park in George, Western Cape, it was the second Cup trophy in the 2008-09 IRB Sevens World Series.

TeamsEdit

Pool stagesEdit

Pool AEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand 33009512+839
Flag of England.png England 32017033+377
Flag of France.png France 31023175−445
Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia 30032197−663
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
5 December 2008 Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand 40 - 5 Flag of France.png France
5 December 2008 Flag of England.png England 42 - 7 Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia
5 December 2008 Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand 36 - 0 Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia
5 December 2008 Flag of England.png England 21 - 7 Flag of France.png France
5 December 2008 Flag of France.png France 19 - 14 Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia
5 December 2008 Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand 19 - 7 Flag of England.png England

Pool BEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
Flag of South Africa.png South Africa 33007212+609
Flag of United States.png United States 32016650+167
Flag of Australia.png Australia 31025950+95
Flag of Georgia.png Georgia 30031095−853
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
5 December 2008 Flag of South Africa.png South Africa 24 - 0 Flag of United States.png United States
5 December 2008 Flag of Australia.png Australia 26 - 5 Flag of Georgia.png Georgia
5 December 2008 Flag of South Africa.png South Africa 31 - 5 Flag of Georgia.png Georgia
5 December 2008 Flag of Australia.png Australia 26 - 28 Flag of United States.png United States
5 December 2008 Flag of United States.png United States 38 - 0 Flag of Georgia.png Georgia
5 December 2008 Flag of South Africa.png South Africa 17 - 7 Flag of Australia.png Australia

Pool CEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
Flag of Fiji.png Fiji 33008121+609
Flag of Argentina.png Argentina 32014738+97
Flag of Zimbabwe.png Zimbabwe 31024357−145
Flag of Scotland.png Scotland 3003762−553
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
5 December 2008 Flag of Fiji.png Fiji 31 - 0 Flag of Scotland.png Scotland
5 December 2008 Flag of Argentina.png Argentina 26 - 12 Flag of Zimbabwe.png Zimbabwe
5 December 2008 Flag of Fiji.png Fiji 24 - 14 Flag of Zimbabwe.png Zimbabwe
5 December 2008 Flag of Argentina.png Argentina 14 - 0 Flag of Scotland.png Scotland
5 December 2008 Flag of Scotland.png Scotland 7 - 17 Flag of Zimbabwe.png Zimbabwe
5 December 2008 Flag of Fiji.png Fiji 26 - 17 Flag of Argentina.png Argentina

Pool DEdit

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/- Pts
Flag of Portugal.jpg Portugal 33005246+69
Flag of Samoa.png Samoa 32016536+297
Flag of Kenya.jpg Kenya 3102434305
Flag of Wales.png Wales 30033469−353
Date Team 1 Score Team 2
5 December 2008 Flag of Samoa.png Samoa 31 - 5 Flag of Wales.png Wales
5 December 2008 Flag of Kenya.jpg Kenya 12 - 14 Flag of Portugal.jpg Portugal
5 December 2008 Flag of Samoa.png Samoa 17 - 19 Flag of Portugal.jpg Portugal
5 December 2008 Flag of Kenya.jpg Kenya 19 - 12 Flag of Wales.png Wales
5 December 2008 Flag of Wales.png Wales 17 - 19 Flag of Portugal.jpg Portugal
5 December 2008 Flag of Samoa.png Samoa 17 - 12 Flag of Kenya.jpg Kenya

KnockoutEdit

ShieldEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape        
 Flag of France.png France  26
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
 Flag of Georgia.png Georgia  14  
 Flag of Georgia.png Georgia  12
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
     Flag of Scotland.png Scotland  17  
 Flag of Kenya.jpg Kenya  19
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
 Flag of Scotland.png Scotland  15  
 Flag of Scotland.png Scotland  0
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape    
   Flag of Zimbabwe.png Zimbabwe  26
 Flag of Zimbabwe.png Zimbabwe  24
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
 Flag of Wales.png Wales  26  
 Flag of Zimbabwe.png Zimbabwe  40
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
     Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia  5  
 Flag of Australia.png Australia  33
 Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia  21  
 

BowlEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape        
 Flag of France.png France  26
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
 Flag of Georgia.png Georgia  14  
 Flag of France.png France  19
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
     Flag of Kenya.jpg Kenya  14  
 Flag of Kenya.jpg Kenya  19
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
 Flag of Scotland.png Scotland  15  
 Flag of France.png France  21
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape    
   Flag of Australia.png Australia  12
 Flag of Zimbabwe.png Zimbabwe  24
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
 Flag of Wales.png Wales  26  
 Flag of Wales.png Wales  19
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
     Flag of Australia.png Australia  22  
 Flag of Australia.png Australia  33
 Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia  21  
 

PlateEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape        
 Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand  36
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
 Flag of United States.png United States  7  
 Flag of United States.png United States  7
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
     Flag of Portugal.jpg Portugal  24  
 Flag of Portugal.jpg Portugal  19
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
 Flag of Argentina.png Argentina  28  
 Flag of Portugal.jpg Portugal  7
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape    
   Flag of England.png England  24
 Flag of Fiji.png Fiji  19
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
 Flag of Samoa.png Samoa  12  
 Flag of Samoa.png Samoa  19
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
     Flag of England.png England  20  
 Flag of South Africa.png South Africa  17
 Flag of England.png England  12  
 

CupEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape        
 Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand  36
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
 Flag of United States.png United States  7  
 Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand  26
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
     Flag of Argentina.png Argentina  5  
 Flag of Portugal.jpg Portugal  19
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
 Flag of Argentina.png Argentina  28  
 Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand  7
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape    
   Flag of South Africa.png South Africa  12
 Flag of Fiji.png Fiji  19
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
 Flag of Samoa.png Samoa  12  
 Flag of Fiji.png Fiji  7
6 December - Outeniqua Park , George, Western Cape
     Flag of South Africa.png South Africa  21  
 Flag of South Africa.png South Africa  17
 Flag of England.png England  12  
 

StatisticsEdit

Individual points Edit

Individual points [1]
Updated:6 December 2008
Pos. Player Country Points
1 Tomasi Cama Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand 59
2 Richard Kingi Flag of Australia.png Australia 51
3 Ben Gollings Flag of England.png England 41
4= Gonzalo Comacho Flag of Argentina.png Argentina 35
4= Luke Morahan Flag of Australia.png Australia 35
4= Mickey Young Flag of England.png England 35
4= Tangai Nemadire Flag of Zimbabwe.png Zimbabwe 35
8 Paul Albaladejo Flag of France.png France 34
9 Pedro Leal Flag of Portugal.jpg Portugal 32
10 Gerald Sibanda Flag of Zimbabwe.png Zimbabwe 30

Individual tries Edit

Individual tries [2]
Updated:6 December 2008
Pos. Player Country Tries
1= Gonzalo Camacho Flag of Argentina.png Argentina 7
1= Luke Morahan Flag of Australia.png Australia 7
1= Mickey Young Flag of England.png England 7
4 Gerald Sibanda Flag of Zimbabwe.png Zimbabwe 6
5= Tomasi Cama Flag of New Zealand.png New Zealand 5
5= Robert Ebersohn Flag of South Africa.png South Africa 5
5= Richard Kingi Flag of Australia.png Australia 5
5= David Mateus Flag of Portugal.jpg Portugal 5
5= Tangai Nemadire Flag of Zimbabwe.png Zimbabwe 5
10 Paul Albaladejo Flag of France.png France 4

References Edit

  1. IRB.com. "Season Player Points". International Rugby Board. Archived from the original on 2009-05-28. http://www.irb.com/irbsevens/statistics/pointdetails.html. Retrieved 2008-04-04. 
  2. "Season Player Tries". International Rugby Board. Archived from the original on 9 April 2008. http://www.irb.com/irbsevens/statistics/triesdetails.html. Retrieved 2008-04-04. 

External links Edit

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