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List of Rugby World Cup Sevens Winners: Melrose Cup | History

List of Rugby World Cup Sevens Winners:  Melrose Cup | History




The Rugby World Cup Sevens is the premier international rugby sevens tournament outside the Olympic Games. The competition is contested every four years, with tournaments for men's and women's national teams co-hosted at the same venues. It is organized by World Rugby, the sport's governing body.

 The first tournament was held in Murrayfield in 1993 and took place every four years up to 2013. The tournament was then moved to 2018 to fit in the middle of the Olympic cycle and will continue on a four-year cycle.


All Blacks, New Zealand has won the Men's Rugby World Cup Sevens titles three times & Awarded by Melrose Cup given to the Men's Rugby 7s World Champions,  Fiji has won it two times, and England and Wales have won the tournament one time each, while Argentina, Australia, and South Africa reached in the tournament finals but still without winning the title.


Australia has won the Inaugural women's Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament, while New Zealand won two straight tournaments in 2013 and 2018.








 The men’s rugby 7s consists of 24 teams divided into six pools of four with the pool winners and two best runners-up progressing to the quarter-finals.


The women’s rugby 7s contains 16 teams in four pools of four with the top two in each pool progressing to the quarter-finals.


 New Zealand is the current men's and women's world champions of Rugby World Cup Sevens (7s) having won both tournaments in 2018.




Rugby World Cup Winners List, All-time Past Champions |  History.


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Rugby Sevens World Cup History (Men's Tournament)

Rugby World Cup Sevens 1993 Edinburgh, Scotland
Champions: England

Runners-up: Australia

Semi-finalists: Fiji, Ireland



Rugby World Cup Sevens 1997 Hong Kong
Champions: Fiji

Runners-up: South Africa

Semi-finalists: New Zealand, Samoa



Rugby World Cup Sevens 2001 Mar del Plata, Argentina
Champions: New Zealand

Runners-up: Australia

Semi-finalists: Argentina, Fiji



Rugby World Cup Sevens 2005 Hong Kong
Champions: Fiji

Runners-up: New Zealand

Losing semifinalists: Australia, England



Rugby World Cup Sevens 2009 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Champions: Wales

Runners-up: Argentina

Semi-finalists: Kenya, Samoa



Rugby World Cup Sevens 2013 - Moscow, Russia


Champions: New Zealand

Runners-up: England

Semi-finalists: Fiji, Kenya



Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 San Francisco, USA
Champions: New Zealand

Runners-up: England

Semi-finalists: Fiji, South Africa






Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022

The South African Rugby union (Saru), Hong Kong,  & Bringminging, Great Britain is likely are the  competent countries in the bidding process to host the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022




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Rugby World Cup Sevens (Women's Tournament)


Rugby World Cup Sevens 2009 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Champions: Australia

Runners-up: New Zealand

Semi-finalists: United States, South Africa



Rugby World Cup Sevens 2013 Moscow, Russia
Champions: New Zealand

Runners-up: Canada

Semi-finalists: United States, Spain



Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 San Francisco, USA


Champions: New Zealand

Runners-up: France

Semi-finalists: Australia,  United States



Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022.



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