2024 Challenger Series – Krakow: Schedule, Viewing Options, and Results – May 18-19

Get ready for the third and final round round of the women’s World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger 2024 in Poland! The top four teams in the standings will advance to the Play-off tournament, set for May 31 – June 2. They will face the bottom four teams from the HSBC SVNS 2024: Japan, Brazil, South Africa, and Spain.

China, leading the standings, will compete in Pool A against Czechia, Hong Kong China, and Thailand.

Hong Kong China and Czechia begin the tournament in eighth and ninth places, with their chances of qualifying for Madrid already dashed.

Thailand still has a mathematical chance to reach Madrid but starts the weekend 10 points behind fourth-placed Belgium, making their prospects slim.

In Pool C, Belgium, Kenya, and hosts Poland all have hopes of finishing the Challenger within the top four.

Kenya, despite reaching the final in Dubai (where they lost to China), arrive in Krakow four points behind the top four after an eighth-place finish in their last outing.

Poland, two points further back, has had a disappointing campaign so far. The 2022 runners-up finished sixth in Dubai and fifth in Montevideo. They must make a strong showing at their home tournament to break into the top four.

Mexico, currently at the bottom of the women’s standings, completes the Pool C lineup and will aim to end the 2024 Challenger on a high note ahead of the World Rugby Sevens Repechage in Monaco next month, which will determine the final qualifier for the Olympic Games Paris 2024.

HSBC World Rugby Sevens Challenger 2024 dates:

Dubai, UAE – 12-14 January (men and women)
Montevideo, Uruguay – 8-10 March (men and women)
Krakow, Poland – 18-19 May (women)

Watch

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Pools

Pool A

Pool B

Pool C

ChinaArgentinaBelgium
CzechiaPapua New GuineaKenya
Hong KongParaguayMexico
ThailandUgandaPoland

Schedule & Results

Date

Time (CST/CDT)

Team 1

Score

Team 2

Score

Competition

5/18/244:00 AMThailand33Hong Kong12Pool Play
5/18/244:22 AMChina24Czechia12Pool Play
5/18/244:44 AMUganda14Paraguay17Pool Play
5/18/245:06 AMArgentina25Papua New Guinea5Pool Play
5/18/245:28 AMPoland19Kenya21Pool Play
5/18/245:50 AMBelgium38Mexico0Pool Play
5/18/246:42 AMThailand10Czechia26Pool Play
5/18/247:04 AMChina34Hong Kong0Pool Play
5/18/247:26 AMUganda27Papua New Guinea26Pool Play
5/18/247:48 AMArgentina29Paraguay7Pool Play
5/18/248:10 AMPoland55Mexico0Pool Play
5/18/248:32 AMBelgium22Kenya0Pool Play
5/18/249:24 AMHong Kong0Czechia36Pool Play
5/18/249:48 AMChina34Thailand5Pool Play
5/18/2410:08 AMParaguay31Papua New Guinea10Pool Play
5/18/2410:30 AMArgentina31Uganda20Pool Play
5/18/2410:52 AMKenya29Mexico7Pool Play
5/18/2411:14 AMBelgium19Poland24Pool Play
5/19/244:00 AMArgentina5Kenya22Cup QF
5/19/244:22 AMPoland24Czechia5Cup QF
5/19/244:44 AMChina38Uganda14Cup QF
5/19/245:06 AMParaguay0Belgium38Cup QF
5/19/245:28 AMPapua New Guinea33Hong Kong79th/10th SF
5/19/245:50 AMThailand31Mexico109th/10th SF
5/19/247:06 AMKenya15Poland21Cup SF
5/19/248:10 AMChina21Belgium12Cup SF
5/19/248:10 AMHong Kong10Mexico711th/12th
5/19/248:32 AMPapua New Guinea15Thailand199th/10th
5/19/248:54 AMParaguay5Uganda357th/8th
5/19/249:16 AMArgentina15Czechia125th/6th
5/19/249:58 AMKenya7Belgium263rd/4th
5/19/2410: 23 AMPoland0China36Cup Final

Past Results


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