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Tough pool for Vodafone Fijians

  The Gareth Baber coached- Vodafone Fijian 7s side are in a tough pool for next month’s Hong Kong 7s. The defending champions have been drawn into Pool C where
15 Mar 2017 11:00
Tough pool for Vodafone Fijians
Vodafone Fijian 7's head coach Gareth Baber at the Grand Pacific Hotel yesterday.Photo:Vilimoni Vaganalau.

 

The Gareth Baber coached- Vodafone Fijian 7s side are in a tough pool for next month’s Hong Kong 7s.

The defending champions have been drawn into Pool C where they face arch rivals New Zealand, Wales and Japan.

Canada 7s champions England top Pool A where they take on Australia, Samoa and Korea. World Sevens Series leader South Africa head Pool B along with Canada, Kenya and France. USA are the top seed, for Pool D as they tackle Argentina, Scotland and Russia.

Hong Kong is set for four days of non-stop rugby in April with not only the seventh round of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series taking place but also the men’s and women’s qualifying events for a core team place on the 2017/18 series.

 

WORLD SEVENS SERIES POOLS

Pool A- England, Australia, Samoa, Korea

Pool B- South Africa, Canada, Kenya, France

Pool C- Fiji, New Zealand, Wales, Japan

Pool D- USA, Argentina, Scotland

SEVENS MEN’S QUALIFIERS

Pool E- Germany, Tonga, Jamaica, Uganda

Pool F- Hong Kong, Chile, Sri Lanka, Namibia

Pool G- Spain, Papua New Guinea, Uruguay, Guyana

WOMEN’S QUALIFIERS

Pool A- Japan, China, Netherlands, Jamaica

Pool B- Argentina, Kenya, Belgium, Hong Kong

Pool C- South Africa, Colombia, PNG, Italy

 

Edited by Paula Tuvuki

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