Vanuatu national rugby sevens team

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The Vanuatu national rugby sevens team is Vanuatu's representative in rugby sevens.

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History

At the 1999 South Pacific Games held in Guam, Vanuatu won its second rugby medal, [1] defeating Solomon Islands for the bronze in the rugby 7s. The first bronze medal had been won for the rugby 15's in 1966, as New Hebrides. [2]

In the 2000 Telecom Oceania Sevens held in Rarotonga, Vanuatu went on to beat Tahiti 31–0 to win the Bowl. The tournament was a qualifier for the 2001 Rugby World Cup Sevens and the last World Cup place was taken by the Cook Islands, who won the Oceania Sevens Cup.

At the 2011 Pacific Games, Vanuatu finished in 9th place, defeating Tahiti 7-17.

Squad

Squad to 2015 Pacific Games: [3]

Previous Squads

See also

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References

  1. "Annual Report" (PDF 3.5 MB). Sporting Pulse. Vanuatu Association of Sports And National Olympic Committee. 1999. p. 1. Archived from the original on 7 June 2015. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  2. "Independence cup". Vanuatu Rugby Union. 21 July 2010. Archived from the original on 1 December 2013. Retrieved 2 December 2013.
  3. pg2015.gems.pro (9 July 2015). "2015 Pacific Games Men's 7s" (PDF). Retrieved 11 July 2015.