World Club 7s
Gloucester and Quins set for World Club 7s clash
ESPN Staff
August 17, 2013
Gloucester's Matt Cox is held by the Western Province defence during the opening day of the World Club 7s at Twickenham © Getty Images

The quarter-finals for the inaugural World Club 7s have been decided following the opening day of action at Twickenham.

Premiership sides Gloucester and Harlequins will play each other, Buenos Aires will tackle New York, the Brumbies will take on VVA Saracens Moscow Region and Auckland will go head-to-head with San Francisco.

Auckland, Buenos Aires and the Cherry-and-Whites topped their pools after each recorded two wins while the Brumbies, VVA Saracens Moscow Region and San Francisco progressed as runners up. New York City and Quins booked their places in the knock-out stages as the best third-place finishers.

The remaining teams, Northampton Saints, Blue Bulls, Kuban Krasnador and Western Province will battle it out for the plate and shield competitions.

World Club 7s quarter-finals:
Buenos Aires v New York
ACT Brumbies v VVA Saracens Moscow Region
Gloucester Rugby v Harlequins
Auckland v San Francisco

Day One - Results:
Western Province 19-26 New York
Gloucester Rugby 12-19 VVA Saracens Moscow Region
Blue Bulls 19-28 San Francisco
Northampton Saints 0-30 Buenos Aires
Harlequins 14-24 ACT Brumbies
Auckland 33-5 Kuban Krasnador
Western Province 17-19 VVA Saracens Moscow Region
Gloucester Rugby 26-24 New York
Blue Bulls 7-7 Buenos Aires
Northampton Saints 12-19 San Francisco
Harlequins 24-19 Kuban Krasnador
ACT Brumbies 12-24 Auckland
New York 12-12 VVA Saracens Moscow Region
San Francisco 12-31 Buenos Aires
Gloucester Rugby 27-17 Western Province
Northampton Saints 17-7 Blue Bulls
ACT Brumbies 35-12 Kuban Krasnador
Harlequins 31-14 Auckland

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