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12 August 2014 | in World University Championships, Rugby

6th WUC Rugby Sevens 2014: Final day

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS - After 3 days of competition the 6th World University Championship Rugby Seven 2014 came to the end, this Sunday (10), in São José dos Campos. Canada and Great Britain became champions of this year’s edition. The Canadians won for the third time the women’s tournament and the British team won their second title. Brazil, the host country, got for the first time in its history the bronze medal with the women’s team. Brazilian boys reached the fourth place.


The finals started with Canada and France fighting for the gold. Both teams were in the top 3 favorite teams of the competition. At the groups phase Canada and France met firstly and the French girls had a victory with a score of 19 x 12, but during the gold medal game Canadians overpowered the French team wining the final for 26- 17


Coming to the end of the day, Great Britain and Belgium made one of the best matches of the WUC Rugby Sevens 2014, as expected. The men’s final was marked by excellent attacks and defense of both sides. In the end, British boys showed their tradition in the sport and beat the Belgian boys with a tight score, 17-7. France finished in third place after beating Brazil 19-7, in the bronze medal match.


The Closing Ceremony awarded happened right after the finals matches at the Stadium Martins Pereira. Besides the medals and trophies, the WUC also awarded best female player to Larrance from France, best male player to Aaron Myers from GBR and Fair play award to the female team of Morocco.


Great Britain received the FISU flag as it will host the next edition of the World University Rugby Sevens Championship, in Swansea 2016


(Source Everton Melo)


Final results WUC Rugby 7

(ARG) 7 x 29 4th B (NAM) Semi-finals (Plate)

(TPE) 5 x 45 3th B (JPN) Semi-finals (Plate)

(JPN) 5 x 10 loser 32 (BEL) Semi-finals (Plate)

(MAR) 0 52 x loser 30 (CHN) Semi-finals (Plate)

(GBR) 5 x 37 winner 32 (CAN) Semi-finals (Cup)

(FRA) 17 x 15 winner 30 (BRA) Semi-finals (Cup)

(BRA) 10 x 12 2nd B (GBR) Semi-finals (Cup)

(BEL) 10 x 7 1st B (FRA) Semi-finals (Cup)

(ARG) 14 x 12 loser 34 (TPE) Finals 3st/4nd (Plate)

33 (NAM) x winner 34 (JPN) Finals 1st/2nd (Plate)

(JPN) WO LO x loser 36 (MAR) Finals 3st/4nd (Plate)

(BEL) 17 21 winner 36 (CHN) Finals 1st/2nd (Plate)

(GBR) 5 17 loser 38 (BRA) Finals 3st/4nd (Cup)

(BRA) 7 19 loser 40 (FRA) Finals 3st/4nd (Cup)

(CAN) 26 17 winner 38 (FRA) Finals 1st/2nd (Cup)

(GRB) 17 7 winner 40 (BEL) Finals 1st/2nd (Cup)


Final Ranking

Men’s Tournament

1- Great Britain

2- Belgium

3- France

4- Brazil

5- Japan

6- Namibia

7- Argentina

8- Taipei

9- Canada

Women’s Tournament

1- Canada

2- France

3 - Brazil

4 - Great Britain

5 - China

6 - Belgium

7 -Japan

8 - Morocco