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We’re In Tough Pool For Wellington 7s

Newly appointed Vodafone Fijian 7s coach Gareth Barber is going to have a tough time in his first assignment when they head to the second leg of the 2016/17 World
13 Dec 2016 11:00
We’re In Tough Pool For Wellington 7s
England rugby sevens players celebrate their win over South Africa in the Cape Town Sevens final yesterday.

Newly appointed Vodafone Fijian 7s coach Gareth Barber is going to have a tough time in his first assignment when they head to the second leg of the 2016/17 World Sevens Series. This was after the Fijians were billed in a tough pool of the Wellington 7s tournament, which is from January 28-29, next year at the Westpac Stadium.

The Osea Kolinisau captained-side are seeded second in Pool B where they face Dubai 7s champions and series leaders South Africa, Australia and Japan.

Defending champions New Zealand head Pool C where they take on USA, France and Samoa who will be under coach Gordon Tietjens for the first time.

Cape Town 7s champions England are in Pool A where they take on Kenya, Argentina and Papua New Guinea while in Pool D has got Scotland, Wales, Russia and Canada.

 

POOLS

Pool A- England, Kenya, Argentina, PNG

Pool B- South Africa, Fiji, Australia, Japan

Pool C- New Zealand, USA, France, Samoa

Pool D- Scotland, Wales, Russia, Canada

Feedback:  leonec@fijisun.com.fj

 

 



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