The World Rugby 7s Repechage tournament is the final event to determine the final two women’s teams to qualify for the rugby sevens competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which will be played July 29-31, 2021.
Russia, Argentina, Mexico, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Kazakhstan, Jamaica, Tunisia, France, Hong Kong, Colombia and Madagascar will compete for the final two places in Monaco on June 19-20, 2021.
Regular performers on the HSBC 7s Circuit Russia and France will be looking to avoid upsets while Colombia, and Hong Kong will look to threaten their chances.
Teams were banded based on placements in their regional competitions alongside performances in World Rugby tournaments. One team from each band of seeds was drawn into each pool.
Band 1: France, Papua New Guinea, Russia
Band 2: Argentina, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan
Band 3: Colombia, Jamaica, Mexico
Band 4: Madagascar, Samoa, Tunisia
The top two teams in each pool, plus the two third-placed teams with the highest point totals will qualify for the knockout stages of the competition.
As there are two Olympic qualification places available, two rounds of knockout games with the final round will feature four teams competing in two matches where both winners gain Olympic qualification and claim their tickets to Tokyo.
New Zealand, USA, Canada and Australia qualified through the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and Japan as hosts. In addition, regional qualifier winners are Brazil, China, Fiji, Great Britain and Kenya.
|Russia||Papua New Guinea||France|
Schedule & Results
|6/19/21||14:08||Papua New Guinea||5||Tunisia||46||Pool|
|6/19/21||19:09||Papua New Guinea||Cancelled||Jamaica||Pool|
|6/20/21||11:47||Papua New Guinea||10||Kazakhastan||17||Pool|