PORTUGAL WINS THE 2012 ALGARVE SEVENS!

The final recap of this amazing competition is here, along with match videos, photos, news and interviews. For more on this subject look inside our Media section.

WANT TO REMEMBER THE MATCHES? HERE YOU CAN

We've already published the videos of Portugal's games. Very soon we will publish the rest of the games at Rugby Portugal TV International (on YouTube).

READ ALL ABOUT THE 1st DAY OF THE 2012 ALGARVE SEVENS

Read here our short recap (and other articles and interviews) about a very interesting first day here at Algarve. More info is available at the Results and Statistics sections.

KEEP CALM AND BUY OUR BALLS

As befits one of the official sponsors of this event, there will be a tent selling Gilbert products at the 2012 Algarve Sevens.

THE HISTORY OF RUGBY SEVENS

Invented by the Scottish, perfected by Fijians and dominated by the All Blacks, such is the story of seven-a-side rugby or Sevens as its now known all around the world.

Final Standings

Here are the final standings of the 2012 Algarve Sevens. Always remember that only the top five teams in this competition will be qualified from Europe, alongside with Russia (host), England and Wales (the current Sevens World Champion), to the next Rugby World Cup Sevens, to be held in Moscow in 2013.

ALGARVE SEVENS 2012
FINAL STANDINGS
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
10th
11th

12th

Top Points Scorer

Bellow you will find the top points scorers for the 2012 Algarve Sevens.

TOP 12 POINTS SCORERS – 2012 ALGARVE SEVENS
NAME
COUNTRY
RANKING
TRIES
CONVERSIONS
POINTS
PEDRO LEAL
1ST
3
17
49
TERRY BOUHRAOUA
2ND
6
3
36
PAUL ALBALADEJO
3RD
5
5
35
COLIN GREGOR
4TH
1
13
31
APOSTOL ADRIAN
5TH
6
0
30
MARCOS POGGI
6
0
30
PEDRO MARTIN
6TH
5
2
29
DUARTE MOREIRA
7TH
5
0
25
MARTIN HEREDIA
5
0
25
FABRIZIO SEPE
8TH
4
2
24
IGNACIO MARTIN
9TH
3
4
23
MERAB KVIRIKASHVILI
10TH
2
6
22
SERGIY TSERKOVNIY
11TH
3
3
21
ANDREW TURNBULL
12TH
4
0
20
DIOGO MIRANDA
4
0
20
IRAKLI GEGENAVA
4
0
20
IRAKLI MACHEKHANELI
4
0
20
JAMES FLEMING
4
0
20
ADRIAN MATEI
2
5
20

Day 2 Results

Here are the results of the second and final day of the 2012 Algarve Sevens. Each game has a match sheet that can be read by clicking on the link placed on the final result column.
Keep in mind that only the top five (5) teams in this competition will be qualified from Europe, alongside with Russia (host), England and Wales (current Sevens World Champion), to the next Rugby World Cup Sevens, to be held in Moscow in 2013.

DAY TWO – final day – SATURDAY, JULY 21st, 2012 – RESULTS
GAME
POOL
FIXTURES
ht
fINAL
19
Bowl
ROMANIA
V
NETHERLANDS
12-00
20
Bowl
LITHUANIA
V
BELGIUM
22-07
21
1/4 Final Cup
GEORGIA
V
UKRAINE
14-05
22
1/4 Final Cup
PORTUGAL
V
ITALY
14-00
23
1/4 Final Cup
SCOTLAND
V
FRANCE
07-12
24
1/4 Final Cup
SPAIN
V
GERMANY
05-07
MATCH BREAK: 22 minutes
25
1/2 Final Plate
UKRAINE
V
ITALY
07-05
26
1/2 Final Plate
SCOTLAND
V
GERMANY
14-00
27
1/2 Final Cup
GEORGIA
V
PORTUGAL
00-12
28
1/2 Final Cup
FRANCE
V
SPAIN
00-05
MATCH BREAK: 28 minutes
29
FINAL SHIELD
NETHERLANDS
V
BELGIUM
05-15
30
FINAL BOWL
ROMANIA
V
LITHUANIA
28-00
31
3RD & 4th PLACE
GEORGIA
V
FRANCE
00-07
32
FINAL PLATE
(5TH = Final rwc QUALIF.)
ITALY
V
SCOTLAND
00-12
33
FINAL CUP
PORTUGAL
V
SPAIN
00-00
TROPHY CEREMONy