2016 Oceania Rugby Sevens Championships

Oceania Rugby Sevens Championships


The Oceania Rugby Sevens Championships was introduced as a results of the successful and highly popular World Rugby HSBC World Series and the Rugby World Sevens Cup. The Oceania region boasts to contain the cream of the crop in regards to top performers in Rugby Sevens and as such the Yearly Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship is a hotly contested competition.

In 2016 the Men’s and Women’s Oceania Rugby Championship combined into one tournament to be held at ANZ Stadium in Suva, Fiji. Reigning Olympic Champions Fiji (Men’s) and Australia (Women’s) were looking to add to their 2016 success. The two day event was held on Friday 11 – Saturday 12 November 2016 with 10 Men’s and seven Women’s teams competing for the title of Oceania Sevens Champions in front of a Fijian Rugby loving crowd. 

 

 

Oceania Rugby Mens's Sevens Championships Rankings

1. Fiji
2. Australia
3. Samoa
4. Tonga
5. Papua New Guinea
6. Cook Islands
7. Solomon Islands
8. American Samoa
9. Nauru
10. New Caledonia

The Oceania Men’s Sevens Championship 2016 - two pools of four (5) teams as outlined below.

 

 

The rankings for the 2016 Oceania Rugby Men’s Sevens Championship 2016 wasdetermined based on the final rankings of the Core Teams from the 2015/16 HSBC Sevens World Series, and the final rankings of the 2015 Oceania Men’s Sevens Championships.

 

Teams played in a five (5) team round robin competition, with each team playing four (4) games within their Pool.

 

At the conclusion of the Men’s pool rounds, teams were ranked in each pool based on the total number of competition points accumulated across the Pool rounds.

 

The top two (2) placed teams from each pool proceeded directly to the Championship semi-finals.

 

The third (3rd) and fourth (4th) placed teams from each pool went directly to the fifth to eighth ranking semi-finals (5th – 8th Ranking Semi-Finals).

 

The fifth placed team from each pool contested the 9th and 10th playoff.

 

Day 1 Results - Friday 11 November

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oceania Rugby Women's Sevens Championships Rankings

 

The Oceania Rugby Women’s Sevens Championship 2016 rankings were:
1. Australia
2. Fiji
3. Samoa
4. Papua New Guinea
5. Cook Islands
6. Tonga
7. Solomon Islands

The rankings for the Oceania Rugby Women’s Sevens Championship 2016 were determined based on the final rankings of the Core Teams of the 2014/15 Women’s Sevens World Series, and the final rankings of the 2015 Oceania Women’s Sevens Championship. 

 

The Oceania Sevens Women’s Championship 2016 - one pool of seven (7) teams as outlined below.

 

 

Teams played in a seven (7) team round robin competition, with each team playing four (6) games each.

 

At the conclusion of the Women’s pool rounds (i.e. Round 1), teams were ranked from one (1) to seven (7) based on the total number of competition points accumulated across the Pool rounds.

 

The team with the most number of competition points accumulated across the Pool rounds was declared the winner of the Oceania Rugby Women’s Sevens Championship.

 

Day 1 Results - Friday 11 November