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Congratulations to team Philippines for winning the (Men's) Asia Rugby Sevens Trophy 2017 held last 3rd-4th March at the Aspire Rugby Field, Doha, Qatar. The Philippines defeated Thailand 41-7 in the finals.
Aside from Philippines and Thailand, another Southeast Asian country Singapore also participated in this tournament. A total of eleven (11) nations competed in Doha.
The winner of the men's tournament in Doha wins a ticket for their union to participate in the Asia Rugby Sevens Series which will feature three legs and will be played between 1 September - 14 October, 2017.
In women's division, Malaysia, Philippines and Laos from SEA Nations competed in a single round robin format with four other Asian countries held last February 17 & 18 at Laos National Stadium in Vientiane, Laos. South Korea captured the women's title. The other participating nations were India, Pakistan and Nepal.
Below were the results of our SEA nations (teams) in men's division.
March 3 | Pool A | Singapore 24-15 Jordan
March 3 | Pool B | Philippines 19-12 Nepal
March 3 | Pool D | Thailand 29-0 Bangladesh
March 3 | Pool A | Singapore 26-5 Pakistan
March 3 | Pool B | Philippines 26-5 Qatar
March 3 | Pool D | Thailand 31-0 Iran
March 4 | Quarter Finals | Philippines 42-0 Iran
March 4 | Quarter Finals | Singapore 19-7 India
March 4 | Quarter Finals |Thailand 24-5 Qatar
March 4 | Semi Finals | Philippines 12-10 Singapore
March 4 | Semi Finals | Thailand 19-17 UAE
March 4 | 3rd/4th Place | Singapore 14-43 UAE
March 4 | Cup - Final | Philippines 41-7 Thailand
Below were the results of our SEA nations (teams) in women's division. Malaysia finished 3rd in standing while Philippines and Laos placed 4th and 5th respectively.
February 17 | Laos 7-22 India
February 17 | Malaysia 10-5 Philippines
February 17 | Laos 36-5 Pakistan
February 17 | Philippines 5-12 Indiia
February 17 | Malaysia 0-10 South Korea
February 17 | Philippines 31-22 Laos
February 17 | Philippines 5-22 South Korea
February 17 | Malaysia 12-26 India
February 18 | Philippines 27-0 Nepal
February 18 | Malaysia 26-5 Laos
February 18 | Philippines 43-0 Pakistan
February 18 | Laos 5-35 South Korea
February 18 | Malaysia 54-0 Nepal
February 18 | Malaysia 40-0 Pakistan
February 18 | Laos 29-0 Nepal