IRB confirms pools and matches for USA Sevens

(IRB.COM) Thursday 12 December 2013
 
 IRB confirms pools and matches for USA Sevens
USA will face Argentina, France and Spain in pool play at their home World Series event in Las Vegas

In addition to the pool draw announced on 8 December, the IRB has now also confirmed the full three-day match schedule for the USA Sevens, the fourth round of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Las Vegas on 24-26 January 2014.

The draw was conducted just before the Cup final of the Cell C Nelson Mandela Bay SA Sevens, won by South Africa amid jubilant scenes.

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After their inspirational Cup win at the third round of the Series in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa head Pool A and line up once again against their former coach Paul Treu and his Kenyan side, as well as Wales and Canada. The Blitzbokke play against Wales in the first match of the Las Vegas tournament.

Port Elizabeth runners-up, Series leaders New Zealand, face a tough Pool B featuring Fiji, trans-Tasman rivals Australia and Scotland.

Resurgent Samoa will enjoy their usual strong support in Las Vegas and face Portugal, England and Uruguay in Pool C.

Santiago Gomez Cora and his Argentina side will play France, host nation USA and Spain in Pool D. The Eagles play against France in the final match of the opening day.

Las Vegas Sevens

Round 4
24-26 Jan 2014

Venue: Sam Boyd Stadium
City: Las Vegas
Capacity: 36,800

 
Pools
Pool A
TeamPlayedPts
RSA39
CAN37
KEN35
WAL33
Pool B
TeamPlayedPts
NZL39
AUS37
FIJ35
SCO33
Pool C
TeamPlayedPts
SAM39
ENG37
POR35
URU33
Pool D
TeamPlayedPts
FRA39
ARG37
USA35
ESP33
more
Photos
  • Cecil Afrika
  • South Africa won the USA Sevens
  • Zack Test, USA