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Race On For Second Spot

London Sevens pools confirmed as Fiji face NZ, Canada and Japan    The Vodafone Fijian 7s team still have a chance to claim the second spot of the 2016/17 World Sevens
16 May 2017 11:00
Race On For Second Spot
Vodafone Fijian 7s forward Setareki Bituniyata takes on the Russian defence during their pool game on May 13, 2017 in Paris, France. Photo: Ian Muir

London Sevens pools confirmed as Fiji face NZ, Canada and Japan   

The Vodafone Fijian 7s team still have a chance to claim the second spot of the 2016/17 World Sevens Series.

The Osea Kolinisau captained-side are placed third in the Series point table with 142 while England are in second spot with 145.

After winning the Paris Sevens early yesterday morning South Africa have scooped the World Sevens Series title with 179 points.

In this weekend’s final tournament in London, South Africa are the top seeds in Pool A where they face USA, Wales and Kenya.

Defending London Sevens champions Scotland are the top seed of Pool B where they take on France, Argentina and Russia.

The Vodafone Fijians are seeded second in Pool C where they tackle arch rivals and top seed New Zealand, Singapore Sevens champions Canada and the ever improving Japanese side.

In Pool D, hosts England will play Samoa, Australia and Spain.

Edited by Paula Tuvuki

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