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Encyclopedia > Rugby Sevens at the 2006 Commonwealth Games

The 2006 Commonwealth Games were the third Games at which Rugby Sevens, the only male-only sports at the Commonwealth Games, was played. The venue for the Rugby Sevens was the Telstra Dome, on the western edge of Melbourne's Central Business District. Preliminary matches were held on 16 March, with the finals the following day. The 2006 Commonwealth Games are currently being held in Melbourne, Australia between March 15 and March 26. ... Rugby sevens is a variant of rugby football in which only seven players per side feature. ... A panoramic view of the interor of Telstra Dome with the roof closed. ... Melbourne is the state capital and largest city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-largest city in Australia (after Sydney), with a population of approximately 3. ... Schematic plan of Hoddles allotments for the village of Melbourne, March,1837 Each block was further subdivided into 20 allotments each 76 perches in area Map of central Melbourne Melbournes CBD. The Hoddle Grid is the layout of the streets in the central business district of Melbourne, Australia. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... (Redirected from 17 March) March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ...


The gold medal was won by New Zealand who defeated England 29-21 in the final on 17th March 2006. The English national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ... (Redirected from 17th March) March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Fiji won the bronze medal, defeating Australia 24-17 in the 3rd place final. The game was overshadowed by a horrific injury to Australian Scott Fava. Scott Fava (born 19 January 1976 in Kiama, Australia) is an Australian Rugby Union player and vice-captain of the Western Force Rugby Union club. ...

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March 16th

March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ...

Group A

Team Played Wins Draws Losses Points Difference Points
New Zealand 3 3 0 0 +110 9
Wales 3 2 0 1 +41 7
Kenya 3 1 0 2 -44 5
Namibia 3 0 0 3 -93 3

Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Wales. ... The Welsh national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Namibia. ... The Welsh national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ... The Welsh national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ... The Welsh national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ...

Group B

Team Played Wins Draws Losses Points Difference Points
Fiji 3 3 0 0 +106 9
Canada 3 2 0 1 +3 7
Scotland 3 1 0 2 -1 5
Niue Island 3 0 0 3 -91 3

Image File history File links Flag_of_Fiji. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Scotland. ... The Scottish national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Niue. ... The Scottish national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ... The Scottish national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ... The Scottish national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ...

Group C

Team Played Wins Draws Losses Points Difference Points
England 3 3 0 0 +93 9
Australia 3 2 0 1 +80 7
Cook Islands 3 1 0 2 +8 5
Sri Lanka 3 0 0 3 -181 3

Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... The English national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Cook_Islands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sri_Lanka. ... The English national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ... The English national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ... The English national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ...

Group D

Team Played Wins Draws Losses Points Difference Points
South Africa 3 2 0 1 +65 7
Samoa 3 2 0 1 +44 7
Tonga 3 1 0 2 -28 5
Uganda 3 1 0 2 -65 5

Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Samoa. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Tonga. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Uganda. ...

March 17th

Bowl Quarter Finals

  • Kenya 21 Niue Islands 5
  • Uganda 24 Sri Lanka 12
  • Tonga 31 Cook Islands 12
  • Scotland 26 Namibia 12

Medal Quarter Finals

  • New Zealand 24 Canada 0
  • Australia 20 South Africa 14
  • England 17 Samoa 14
  • Fiji 26 Wales 7

Bowl Semi Finals

  • Kenya 29 Uganda 0
  • Tonga 12 Scotland 5

Plate Semi Finals

  • South Africa 17 Canada 14
  • Wales 26 Samoa 17

Medal Semi Finals

  • New Zealand 21 Australia 19
  • England 21 Fiji 14

Bowl Final- Playoff for 9th and 10th

  • Kenya 26 Tonga 12

Plate Final- Playoff for 5th and 6th

  • Wales 29 South Africa 28

Bronze Medal Match

  • Fiji 24 Australia 17

Gold Medal Match

  • New Zealand 29 England 21

March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... The Welsh national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ... The Welsh national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ... The Welsh national rugby union sevens team compete in the World Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games. ...

Results

Men's Gold Silver Bronze
New Zealand
Josh Blackie
Alando Soaki
Tanerau Latimer
Onosai'i Tololima-Auva'a
Amasio Valence
Liam Messam
Tamati Ellison
Tafai Ioasa
Nigel Hunt
Cory Jane
Lote Raikabula
Soseni Aneasi
England

Henry Paul
Magnus Lund
Ben Russell
David Seymour
Nils Mordt
Richard Houghton
Thomas Varndell
Andrew Vilk
Daniel Care
Ben Gollings
Simon Amor
Mathew Tait Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... The flag of England Commonwealth Games Council for England logo for the Melbourne Games The full team to be sent to the 2006 Commonwealth Games has yet to be announced. ... Henry Paul (born 10 February 1974 in Tokoroa, New Zealand) is a rugby union footballer who plays inside centre for Gloucester and England. ... Magnus Lund (born in 25 June 1983) in Manchester, is an English rugby union footballer, who plays in the back row for Sale Sharks. ... David Seymour (born 27 September 1984) is a rugby union player who plays on at flanker for Saracens and England Sevens. ... Tom Varndell (born 16 September 1985 in Ashford, Kent) is an English rugby union footballer who plays on the wing for Leicester Tigers, England and England Sevens. ... Andrew Vilk (born 11th June 1981 in Hammersmith) is a rugby union footballer who plays at centre for Northampton Saints. ... Daniel Care (born 2 January 1987 in Leeds) is a rugby union footballer who plays at scrum-half and fly-half for Leeds Tykes and England Sevens. ... Ben Gollings (born 13 May 1980) is a rugby union footballer who plays on the wing for Sunnybank and England Sevens. ... Simon Amor (born 25 April 1979 in Kingston upon Thames) is an English rugby union footballer who plays at fly-half for Gloucester and is the captain of the England Sevens squad. ... Mathew Tait, (born February 6, 1986 in Shotley Bridge, County Durham), is an English rugby union player, he is an outside centre or wing. ...

Fiji
Apolosi Satala
Ratu Mataluvu
Ratu Saukawa
Sireli Naqelevuki
Vilame Satala
Waisale Serevi
Jone Daunivucu
Norman Ligairi
Neumi Nanuku
Filmore Bobivucu
Lepari Nabulivvaqa
William Ryder

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