Dubai 7s quarterfinal pairings and timings

Action between South Africa and Kenya 7s Photo credit: Mike Lee - KLC fotos for World Rugby.

The Dubai 7s second tournament will enter the knockout stage on Saturday 4 December at The Sevens Stadium with eight sides still in the race for the title.

After qualifying for the Cup quarter-finals as the second-best third-placed team, Kenya 7s have booked a date against last weekend’s Champions South Africa who are on a 21-match unbeaten run in 2021.

The African Derby is scheduled to start at 9:50 AM East African time and 8:50 AM SA time. The Blitzboks registered a 100% win record in the group stage beating Great Britain (21-7), Japan and Ireland. Shujaa had just one win in the competition.

The first cup quarter will see Australia face Ireland. The Aussies topped Pool B following a 100% win record in their pool. Ireland reached the last eight as the third best-placed team.

The second quarterfinal will have Argentina face Great Britain. Argentina topped Pool C with seven points after two wins. GB were runners up in Pool A finishing with seven points.

The third quarterfinal match will see last weekend’s finalists USA tackle France. USA finished second in Pool B with seven points after wins against Kenya 7s and Canada. France also finished second in Pool C with seven points.

SATurday  4 December 2021 Timings in EAT

9th Place Semi-Final

 Fiji vs Canada  – 08:44 AM

 Spain vs Japan  – 09:06 AM

Cup Quarter Finals

Australia vs Ireland – 08:44 AM

Argentina vs Great Britain – 09:06 AM

USA vs France – 09:28,

South Africa vs Kenya 7s – 09:50 AM

11th Place Play-Off

LOSER M23 vs LOSER M24 – 12:16 PM

9th Place Play-Off

WINNER M23 vs WINNER M24 – 12:38 PM

5th Place Semi Final

LOSER M19 vs LOSER M20 – 12:35 PM

LOSER M21 vs LOSER M22 – 12:57 PM 

Cup Semi Finals

WINNER M19 vs WINNER M20 – 1:24 PM

WINNER M21 vs WINNER M22 – 1:46 PM  

5th Place Play-Off, Match 32

WINNER M25 vs WINNER M26 – 4:03- PM

7th Place Play-Off

LOSER M25 vs LOSER M26 – 4:26 PM

Bronze Final

LOSER M27 vs LOSER M28 5:29 PM , Sat 04 Dec 2021

Cup Final, Match 34

WINNER M27 vs WINNER M28 – 6:26 PM

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