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2000 Paris SevensDescription : The 2000 Paris Sevens was an international rugby sevens tournament that was part of the World Sevens Series in the inaugural 1999–2000 season. It was the France Sevens leg of the series, held on 27–28 May 2000, at Stade Sébastien Charléty in Paris.Ahead of the tournament, which was the tenth and final event of the series, Fiji lead the standings by six points over New Zealand. However, following Fiji's 35–21 defeat by Argentina in the Cup quarterfinals, New Zealand became the inaugural World ... Page:2231

2000 Paris Sevens
IRB Sevens I
Host nation France
Date27–28 May 2000
Cup
Champions New Zealand
Runners-up South Africa
Plate
Champions Fiji
Runners-up France
Bowl
Champions Samoa
Runners-up Morocco
Shield
Tournament details
Matches played41
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The 2000 Paris Sevens was an international rugby sevens tournament that was part of the World Sevens Series in the inaugural 1999–2000 season. It was the France Sevens leg of the series, held on 27–28 May 2000, at Stade Sébastien Charléty in Paris.

Ahead of the tournament, which was the tenth and final event of the series, Fiji lead the standings by six points over New Zealand. However, following Fiji's 35–21 defeat by Argentina in the Cup quarterfinals, New Zealand became the inaugural World Sevens Series champions as they defeated South Africa 69–10 in the Cup final.

Format

The teams were drawn into four pools of four teams each. Each team played the other teams in their pool once, with 3 points awarded for a win, 2 points for a draw, and 1 point for a loss (no points awarded for a forfeit). The pool stage was played on the first day of the tournament. The top two teams from each pool advanced to the Cup/Plate brackets. The bottom two teams from each pool went on to the Bowl bracket. No Shield trophy was on offer in the 1999-2000 season.

Teams

The 16 participating teams for the tournament:

Pool stage

The pool stage was played on the first day of the tournament. The 16 teams were separated into four pools of four teams and teams in the same pool played each other once. The top two teams in each pool advanced to the Cup quarterfinals to compete for the 2000 Fiji Sevens title.

Key to colours in group tables
Teams that advanced to the Cup quarterfinals
Teams that advanced to the Bowl quarterfinals

Pool A

TeamPldWDLPFPAPDPts
 Fiji3300146141329
 France320110157447
 Ireland310257104-475
 Japan300319148-1293

Source: World Rugby

27 May 2000
Fiji 61–0 Japan
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
France 40–17 Ireland
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
Fiji 50–0 Ireland
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
France 47–5 Japan
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
Ireland 40–14 Japan
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
Fiji 35–14 France
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

Source: World Rugby

Pool B

TeamPldWDLPFPAPDPts
 New Zealand330011531849
 Argentina32016249137
 Morocco31025564-95
 United States300319107-883

Source: World Rugby

27 May 2000
New Zealand 28–19 Morocco
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
Argentina 26–7 United States
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
New Zealand 59–0 United States
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
Argentina 24–14 Morocco
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
Morocco 22–12 United States
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
New Zealand 28–12 Argentina
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

Source: World Rugby

Pool C

TeamPldWDLPFPAPDPts
 Australia3300122191039
 Canada32015060-107
French Barbarians Crest.svg French Barbarians31023973-345
 Scotland30033695-593

Source: World Rugby

27 May 2000
Australia 42–7French Barbarians Crest.svg French Barbarians
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
Canada 33–10 Scotland
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
Australia 40–7 Scotland
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
Canada 12–10French Barbarians Crest.svg French Barbarians
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
French Barbarians French Barbarians Crest.svg22–19 Scotland
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
Australia 40–5 Canada
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

Source: World Rugby

Pool D

TeamPldWDLPFPAPDPts
 South Africa33008519669
 England3201585447
 Samoa3102454145
 Georgia300333107-743

Source: World Rugby

27 May 2000
Samoa 31–14 Georgia
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
South Africa 28–12 England
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
England 15–7 Samoa
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
South Africa 45–0 Georgia
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
England 31–19 Georgia
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

27 May 2000
South Africa 12–7 Samoa
Stade Sébastien Charléty, Paris

Source: World Rugby

Knockout stage

Bowl

Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty    
  Samoa 21
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty
  Scotland 12 
  Samoa 24
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty
    Ireland 5 
  Ireland 17
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty
  United States 7 
  Samoa  37
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty  
   Morocco 5
  Morocco 21
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty
  Japan 10 
  Morocco 17
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty
   French Barbarians Crest.svg French Barbarians 12 
 French Barbarians Crest.svg French Barbarians 24
  Georgia 14 
 

Source: World Rugby

Plate

Semi-finalsFinal
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty
  Fiji21 
  Canada12 
 
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty
    Fiji45
   France7
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty
  France31
  England12 

Source: World Rugby

Cup

Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty    
  Argentina 35
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty
  Fiji 21 
  Argentina 14
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty
    South Africa 19 
  South Africa 24
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty
  Canada 7 
  South Africa 10
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty  
   New Zealand 69
  New Zealand 19
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty
  France 0 
  New Zealand 26
28 May 2000 – Stade Sébastien Charléty
    Australia 7 
  Australia 26
  England 21 
 

Source: World Rugby

Tournament placings

Place TeamPoints
01 !1st, gold medalist(s) New Zealand20
02 !2nd, silver medalist(s) South Africa16
03 !3rd, bronze medalist(s) Argentina12
 Australia12
5 Fiji8
6 France6
7 Canada4
 England4
Place TeamPoints
9 Samoa2
10 Morocco0
11French Barbarians Crest.svg French Barbarians0
 Ireland0
13 Georgia0
 Japan0
 Scotland0
 United States0

Source: Rugby7.com

Series standings

At the completion of Round 10:

 
Pos.
Event 
Team

Dubai

Stellenbosch

Punta del Este

Mar del Plata

Wellington

Suva

Brisbane

Hong Kong

Tokyo

Paris
Points
total
1 New Zealand20162016162012301620186
2 Fiji1620162020162024208180
3 Australia88812121216181212118
4 Samoa12612121212482282
5 South Africa121212466 0 841680
6 Canada4466844812460
7 Argentina04848881252
8 France602420644634
9 England18422
10 Georgia012012
11 Tonga4240212
12 Japan000000808
13 Papua New Guinea02068
14 Uruguay0400408
15 Morocco0404
16 Scotland2002
 Spain022
18 United States0000000000
19 Hong Kong000000
20 Cook Islands0000
 Croatia0000
22 Brazil000
 Chile000
 China000
 Chinese Taipei000
 Germany000
 Ireland000
 Kenya000
 Malaysia000
 Paraguay000
 Peru000
 Singapore000
 South Korea000
 Sri Lanka000
 Zimbabwe000
36Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Arabian Gulf00
French Barbarians Crest.svg French Barbarians00
 Italy00
 Namibia00
 Thailand00
 Vanuatu00

Source: Rugby7.com

^a South Africa reached the semifinal stage of the Brisbane Sevens but was stripped of all points for the tournament due to fielding ineligible players.

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