Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018: Schedules & Results

Stay up to date on the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 with the full schedules and results for both the men's and women's tournaments in San Francisco.

Follow both the men's and women's tournaments in San Francisco

Werner Kok, right, and South Africa finished atop the men's standings in the 2017-18 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. (Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Stay up to date on the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 with the full schedules and results for both the men's and women's tournaments below.

Competition runs July 20-22 in San Francisco. Here's how the formats work:

Women's tournament: There are 16 teams. They're paired off for the opening round of 16. The 8 winners advance to the Championship Cup bracket, where they have the chance to compete for the title. The 8 losers are relegated to the Challenge Trophy bracket, where the best they can do is capture 9th place by winning all their placement matches. The teams in the Championship Cup bracket must continue to win to stay in title contention, while the losers are sent to placement matches.

(Rugby World Cup Sevens San Francisco 2018)

Men's tournament: There are 24 teams. The top 8 in the world rankings have a bye to the round of 16. The other 16 teams are paired off for the qualifying round. The 8 losers are relegated to the Bowl bracket, where the best they can do is capture 17th place. The 8 winners advance to the round of 16, where they meet the bye teams. The 8 winners of these matches advance to the Championship Cup bracket, where they have a chance to compete for the title. The 8 losers are relegated to the Challenge Trophy bracket, where they play to decide 9th through 16th place. The teams in the Championship Cup bracket must continue to win to stay in title contention, while the losers are sent to placement matches.

(Rugby World Cup Sevens San Francisco 2018)

WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT

Friday, July 20

Round of 16

Match 1: Spain 19, Fiji 12

Match 2: France 33, Japan 7

Match 3: Russia 24, South Africa 14

Match 4: Canada 43, Brazil 19

Match 5: Australia 34, Papua New Guinea 5

Match 6: New Zealand 57, Mexico 0

Match 7: Ireland 19, England 14

Match 8: United States 38, China 7

Challenge Trophy quarter-finals

Match 9: England 59, Mexico 0

Match 10: Fiji 43, Papua New Guinea 0

Match 11: Japan 19, Brazil 14

Match 12: China 29, South Africa 5

Championship Cup quarter-finals

Match 13: Ireland 0, New Zealand 45

Match 14: Spain 0, Australia 34

Match 15: France 24, Canada 19

Match 16: United States 33, Russia 17

Saturday, July 21

Challenge Trophy placement (13th-16th)

Match 17: Mexico 0 vs. South Africa 34 

Match 18: Papua New Guinea 12 vs. Brazil 15

Challenge Trophy semifinals

Match 19: England 38 vs. China 0  

Match 20: Fiji 14 vs. Japan 15

Championship Cup placement (5th-8th)

Match 21: Ireland 20 vs. Russia 15 

Match 22: Spain 26 vs. Canada 14

Championship Cup semifinals

Match 23: Australia 12 vs. France 19 

Match 24: New Zealand 26 vs. United States 21 

Challenge Trophy placement

Match 25: Mexico 0, Papua New Guinea 32 (15th-place match)

Match 26: South Africa 0, Brazil 22 (13th-place match) 

Match 27: China 0, Fiji 38 (11th-place match)

Challenge Trophy final

Match 28: England 31, Japan 5 (9th-place match)

Championship Cup placement

Match 29: Russia 5, Canada 22 (7th-place match) 

Match 30: Ireland 7, Spain 12 (5th-place match)

Championship Cup bronze

Match 31: United States 14, Australia 24 

Championship Cup final

Match 32: France 0, New Zealand 29


MEN'S TOURNAMENT

Friday, July 20

Qualifying round

Match 1: Kenya 19, Tonga 7

Match 2: Canada 29, Papua New Guinea 21

Match 3: France 50, Jamaica 0

Match 4: Wales 33, Zimbabwe 12

Match 5: Samoa 45, Uganda 7

Match 6: Russia 21, Hong Kong 7

Match 7: Japan 33, Uruguay 7

Match 8: Ireland 17, Chile 12

Round of 16

Match 9: Scotland 31, Kenya 26

Match 10: Argentina 28, Canada 0

Match 11: Australia 17, France 22

Match 12: England 19, Samoa 14

Match 13: New Zealand 29, Russia 5

Match 14: Fiji 35, Japan 10

Match 15: South Africa 45, Ireland 7

Match 16: United States 35, Wales 0

Saturday, July 21

Bowl quarter-finals

Match 17: Tonga 12, Chile 28 

Match 18: Papua New Guinea 19, Uruguay 21

Match 19: Jamaica 10, Hong Kong 24 

Match 20: Zimbabwe 10, Uganda 24

Challenge Trophy quarter-finals

Match 21: Kenya 14, Ireland 24

Match 22: Canada 35, Japan 17

Match 23: Australia 41, Russia 0 

Match 24: Wales 24, Samoa 19

Championship Cup quarter-finals

Match 25: Scotland 5, South Africa 36

Match 26: Argentina 7, Fiji 43

Match 27: France 7, New Zealand 12

Match 28: United States 19, England 24

Sunday, July 22

Bowl placement (21st-24th)

Match 29: Tonga 31, Zimbabwe 5

Match 30: Papua New Guinea 52, Jamaica 7

Bowl semifinals

Match 31: Chile 20, Uganda 17

Match 32: Uruguay 5, Hong Kong 31

Challenge Trophy placement (13th-16th)

Match 33: Kenya 17, Samoa 19 

Match 34: Japan 20, Russia 26 

Challenge Trophy semifinals

Match 35: Canada 7, Australia 19

Match 36: Ireland 27, Wales 12 

Championship Cup placement (5th-8th)

Match 37: Scotland 0, United States 28 

Match 38: Argentina 26, France 15

Championship Cup semifinals

Match 39: South Africa 7, England 29

Match 40: Fiji 17, New Zealand 22

Bowl placement

Match 41: Zimbabwe 33, Jamaica 21 (23rd-place match) 

Match 42: Tonga 14, Papua New Guinea 31 (21st-place match) 

Match 43: Uganda 38, Uruguay 28 (19th-place match)

Bowl final

Match 44: Chile 20, Hong Kong 7 (17th-place match) 

Challenge Trophy placement

Match 45: Kenya 14, Japan 26 (15th-place match)

Match 46: Samoa 22, Russia 17 (13th-place match) 

Match 47: Canada 12, Wales 35 (11th-place match) 

Challenge Trophy final

Match 48: Australia 14, Ireland 24 (9th-place match)

Championship Cup placement

Match 49: Scotland 29, France 24 (7th-place match)

Match 50: United States 7, Argentina 33 (5th-place match)

Championship Cup bronze

Match 51: South Africa 24, Fiji 19

Championship Cup final

Match 52: England 12, New Zealand 33 

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