Japan Finish Thirteenth in Singapore

Singapore Sevens 2018: Full Results
28-29 April 2018, National Stadium, Singapore

The Singapore Sevens 2018 was the eighth leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series 2017-18.

In the pool stage, Japan were in Pool A along with Fiji, Spain and Russia.

In their first pool game on Saturday, Japan lost 45-12 to Fiji followed by a 22-12 loss to Spain later in the afternoon. In the evening, Japan made amends with a 26-19 win over Russia for their first win in Singapore.

Japan finished third in Pool A and faced Wales in the Trophy Quarterfinals on Sunday. The Welsh had the better of the encounter handing Japan a 28-19 defeat.

Japan then played and beat France 29-14 in the thirteenth place semi-final. In the final, Japan tasted more success with a 31-24 win over Argentina giving them thirteenth place overall in the final standings at Singapore.


Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D
Fiji Kenya South Africa New Zealand
Spain USA Argentina Scotland
Japan France Canada Australia
Russia England Samoa Wales

Pool A Games for Japan

Saturday, 28 April 2017

13:36 Fiji 45 d Japan 12
16:40 Spain 22 d Japan 12
20:06 Japan 26 d Russia 19

Knock-out Games for Japan

Sunday, 29 April 2017

Trophy Quarterfinals
11.00 Wales 28 d Japan 19

13th Place Semi-finals
14.38 Japan 29 d France 14

13th Place Final
18.14 Japan 31 d Argentina 24