2019–20 World Rugby Women's Sevens Series
In March 2020, World Rugby postponed all remaining tournaments in the series due to the coronavirus pandemic. The events in Langford and Paris were postponed provisionally until September, preceding the Hong Kong event previously postponed until October.
Format[edit source | edit]
Twelve nations Template:Show by date at each event, drawn into three pools of four teams. The top-placed teams after the pool matches at each tournament Template:Show by date off for a Cup, with gold, silver and bronze medals also awarded to the first three teams. The winner of the series Template:Show by date determined by the overall points standings gained across all events in the season.
Teams[edit source | edit]
The eleven "core teams" qualified to participate in all series events for 2019–20 are:
Brazil was promoted to core team status after winning the 2019–20 World Series qualifier held in Hong Kong, replacing China who were relegated after finishing as the lowest-placed core team in 2018–19.
Tour venues[edit source | edit]
Three new legs in South Africa, New Zealand, and Hong Kong were added to the women's circuit for 2019–20. The Japan Women's Sevens Template:Show by date not part of the series as the Olympic Sevens Template:Show by date hosted in Tokyo in 2020, so there Template:Show by date eight women's events in the 2019–20 series. All but two of these (the tournaments in Canada and the United States) Template:Show by date hosted as combined sevens events with their corresponding tournaments from the men's World Series.
|United States||Infinity Park||Glendale (Denver)||5–6 October 2019||Template:Ru7w|
|Template:Show by date||The Sevens||Dubai||5–7 December 2019||Template:Ru7w|
|Template:Show by date||Cape Town Stadium||Cape Town||13–15 December 2019||Template:Ru7w|
|Template:Show by date||Waikato Stadium||Hamilton||25–26 January 2020||Template:Ru7w|
|Template:Show by date||Bankwest Stadium ||Sydney||1–2 February 2020||Template:Ru7w|
|Template:Show by date||Westhills Stadium||Langford (Victoria)||TBC September 2020 |
|Template:Show by date||Stade Jean-Bouin||Paris||TBC September 2020 |
|Template:Show by date||Hong Kong Stadium||Hong Kong||16–18 October 2020|
Standings[edit source | edit]
Official standings for the 2019–20 series:
|2019–20 World Rugby Women's Sevens|
|Template:Country data AUS
Source: World Rugby
Legend No colour Core team in 2019–20 and Template:Show by date as a core team for the 2020–21 World Rugby Women's Sevens Series Pink Template:Show by date the lowest placed core team at the end of the 2019–20 series Yellow Invitational team
Placings summary[edit source | edit]
Tallies of top four tournament placings during the 2019–20 series, by team:
Tournaments[edit source | edit]
Glendale[edit source | edit]
Dubai*[edit source | edit]
Cape Town*[edit source | edit]
* 5th Place and Challenge Trophy not contested
Players[edit source | edit]
Tries scored[edit source | edit]
|2||Template:Country data AUS Ellia Green||26|
|5||Template:Country data AUS Emma Tonegato||18|
Points scored[edit source | edit]
|3||Template:Country data AUS Ellia Green||164|
Updated: 4 February 2020
Awards[edit source | edit]
|Glendale||Template:Country data AUS Charlotte Caslick||63|
|Cape Town||Séraphine Okemba||58|
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|2||Template:Country data AUS Emma Tonegato||29||15||8||69||159|
|5||Template:Country data FIJ Asinate Savu||17||6||30||48||143|
|8||Template:Country data AUS Ellia Green||21||15||7||53||133|
Updated: 30 December 2019
See also[edit source | edit]
References[edit source | edit]
- "World Rugby update on COVID-19 response measures and statement from Sir Bill Beaumont". World Rugby. 20 March 2020.
- "Coronavirus: World Rugby forced into mass cancellations". The New Zealand Herald. 21 March 2020.
- "World Rugby Statement: Singapore and Hong Kong Sevens rescheduled". World.Rugby. 13 February 2020.
- Tournament Rules 2018, p. 2.
- Tournament Rules 2018, p. 3.
- Tournament Rules 2018, pp. 3–5.
- Tournament Rules 2018, pp. 2–3.
- "Brazil win Core Qualifiers in Hong Kong". Americas Rugby. 5 April 2019. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
- Breakfast, Sivewe (18 July 2019). "Cape Town Sevens dates confirmed: Women's event added to extended 2019 tournament". The South African. Archived from the original on 21 July 2019.
- Navzi, Careem (13 March 2019). "Hong Kong Rugby Sevens to include women's event for first time from 2020 in revamped World Series". South China Morning Post. Archived from the original on 13 March 2019. Retrieved 21 July 2019.
- "HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series". world.rugby. Archived from the original on 21 July 2019.
- "World Rugby announces new-look men's and women's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2019-23". world.rugby. 13 March 2019. Archived from the original on 25 March 2019.
- "Schedule announced for HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2020". World.Rugby. 8 August 2019. Archived from the original on 8 August 2019.
- "HSBC Sydney 7s heads to Bankwest Stadium". Rugby Australia. 3 June 2019. Archived from the original on 4 June 2019.
Sources[edit source | edit]
- "Terms of participation: HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series" (PDF). World Rugby. 2018. Retrieved 23 September 2019.
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