2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens – Women’s tournament

The women’s tournament in the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens was held at AT&T Park in San Francisco alongside the men’s tournament in which the teams competed for the Women’s Rugby Sevens World Cup.

2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens – Womens tournament
Tournament details
Venue AT&T Park
Dates 20 – 21 July
No. of nations 16
Champions   New Zealand
Tournament statistics
Matches played 32
Tries scored 199 (average 6.22 per match)
Top scorer(s) Michaela Blyde (45)
Most tries Michaela Blyde (9)

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Unlike previous editions, the tournament was played for the first time in a knock-out only format.

  • Teams in the Championship Cup competed for the Women’s Rugby Sevens World Cup trophy and bronze medals.
  • Losing teams in the Championship Cup Quarter-finals competed for 5th Place.
  • Losing teams in the Championship Cup Round of 16 (first round) competed for the Challenge Trophy and 13th Place.
  • All teams played four matches.
Africa North America South America Asia Europe Oceania
Automatic qualification
 Canada
 United States
 Spain  New Zealand
2016–17 World Series
 France
 Russia
 Australia
 Fiji
Regional Qualifiers
 South Africa  Mexico  Brazil  China
 Japan
 England
 Ireland
 Papua New Guinea

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