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The 2012 Men's Rugby Sevens Oceania Championship was the fifth Mens Rugby Sevens Oceania Championship, the official international competition Rugby Sevens the rank of continental championships organized by the Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions to select the best men's national team in the sport of Oceania. It was held in the format on the 25-26 August 2012 on the North Sydney Oval in Sydney, Australia. This was also qualifying for the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens.

General Edit

The teams competed in two groups on the first day of the competition in a round-robin format. After the group stage, they get modified into their realigned finals with all the teams competing. Their is also two spots up for grabs for the 2013 World Cup which hadn't already qualified (Samoa and Fiji). [1] [2] [3] The tournament was broadcast on the internet.[4]

The favorites for this competition were the hosts and Samoa who had no problems beating their opponents on the way to a decisive match.[5] [6] In the final, while the winners turned out to be Australia, who , along with third-place winners - Tonga guarantee a place in the finals of the World Cup.[7][8]

Pama Fou scored the most tries in the tournament in which he scored forty- five points gave him a new leader of the most effective.[9]

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
Flag of Samoa.png Samoa 330011936+839
Flag of Papua New Guinea.png Papua New Guinea 320110058+427
Flag of Cook Islands.png Cook Islands 310210250+525
Flag of Tahiti.png Tahiti 30030177-1773
25 August 2012
11:00
Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea.png 24-12 Flag of Cook Islands.png Cook Islands North Sydney Oval
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25 August 2012
11:22
Samoa Flag of Samoa.png 47-0 Flag of Tahiti.png Tahiti North Sydney Oval
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25 August 2012
12:37
Papua New Guinea Flag of Papua New Guinea.png 64-0 Flag of Tahiti.png Tahiti North Sydney Oval
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25 August 2012
12:59
Samoa Flag of Samoa.png 26-24 Flag of Cook Islands.png Cook Islands North Sydney Oval
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25 August 2012
14:14
Cook Islands Flag of Cook Islands.png 66-0 Flag of Tahiti.png Tahiti North Sydney Oval
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25 August 2012
14:36
Samoa Flag of Samoa.png 46-12 Flag of Papua New Guinea.png Papua New Guinea North Sydney Oval
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Group BEdit

Teams Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
Flag of Australia.png Australia 33001147+1079
Flag of American Samoa.png American Samoa 32015541+147
Flag of Tonga.jpg Tonga 31024066-265
Template:Country data SOL 300319114-953
25 August 2012
11:44
Tonga Flag of Tonga.jpg 7-14 Flag of American Samoa.png American Samoa North Sydney Oval
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25 August 2012
12:06
Australia Flag of Australia.png 47-0 Template:Country data SOL North Sydney Oval
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25 August 2012
13:21
Tonga Flag of Tonga.jpg 33-7 Template:Country data SOL North Sydney Oval
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25 August 2012
13:43
Australia Flag of Australia.png 22-7 Flag of American Samoa.png American Samoa North Sydney Oval
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25 August 2012
14:58
American Samoa Flag of American Samoa.png 34-12 Template:Country data SOL North Sydney Oval
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25 August 2012
15:20
Australia Flag of Australia.png 45-0 Flag of Tonga.jpg Tonga North Sydney Oval
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Knockout phaseEdit

CupEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
26 August 2012        
 Flag of Samoa.png Samoa  62
26 August 2012
 Template:Country data SOL  0  
 Flag of Samoa.png Samoa  52
26 August 2012
   Flag of Cook Islands.png Cook Islands  5  
 Flag of Cook Islands.png Cook Islands  19
26 August 2012
 Flag of American Samoa.png American Samoa  0  
 Flag of Samoa.png Samoa  7
26 August 2012
   Flag of Australia.png Australia  12
 Flag of Papua New Guinea.png Papua New Guinea  15
26 August 2012
 Flag of Tonga.jpg Tonga  17  
 Flag of Tonga.jpg Tonga  7 Third place
26 August 2012
   Flag of Australia.png Australia  24  
 Flag of Tahiti.png Tahiti  0  Flag of Cook Islands.png Cook Islands  17
 Flag of Australia.png Australia  55    Flag of Tonga.jpg Tonga  19
26 August 2012

PlateEdit

  Semi-finals Final
26 August 2012
 Template:Country data SOL  7  
 Flag of American Samoa.png American Samoa  24  
 
26 August 2012
     Flag of American Samoa.png American Samoa  21
   Flag of Papua New Guinea.png Papua New Guinea  24
Third place
26 August 2012 26 August 2012
 Flag of Papua New Guinea.png Papua New Guinea  47  Template:Country data SOL  52
 Flag of Tahiti.png Tahiti  0    Flag of Tahiti.png Tahiti  0

OutrightEdit

Rank Representation Notes
1 Flag of Australia.png Australia promoted to 2013 World Cup
2 Flag of Samoa.png Samoa
3 Flag of Tonga.jpg Tonga promoted to 2013 World Cup
4 Flag of Cook Islands.png Cook Islands
5 Flag of Papua New Guinea.png Papua New Guinea
6 Flag of American Samoa.png American Samoa
7 Template:Country data SOL
8 Flag of Tahiti.png Tahiti

Notes and ReferencesEdit

  1. Draw Announced for Oceania Sevens Championships. Press release. Retrieved on 2012-10-19.
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  5. / men / news / newsid = 2063404.html Oceania nations target places at RWC Sevens. Press release. Retrieved on 2012-10-19.
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