Squads declared for Tokyo Sevens

(IRB.COM) Friday 30 March 2012
 
 Squads declared for Tokyo Sevens
England's outstanding forward this season Chris Cracknell is missing in Tokyo through injury

The coaches of all 16 national Sevens sides have named their final squads of 12 for the Tokyo Sevens on 31 March - 1 April at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Ground in Japan's capital.
 
Tokyo hosts Japan are one of 11 squads unchanged from Hong Kong last week, while England, South Africa, Hong Kong, USA and Wales make replacements.

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England and South Africa are the only two to hand new players World Series debuts in Tokyo.

Sam Edgerley replaces Isoa Damu for Ben Ryan's England team to make his Series debut, while Chris Brightwell comes in for the injured Chris Cracknell as England line up in Pool A against Fiji, France and Japan.

For South Africa, Dirk Dippenaar makes his debut in the place of the injured Paul Delport, while 2008/09 World Series-winner Renfred Dazel replaces injured IRB Sevens player of the year Cecil Afrika as the Blitzbokke prepare to face Samoa, Scotland and Portugal in Pool D.

In Pool B, Hong Kong coach Dai Rees has called up Tsang Hing Hung and Jamie Hood in the place of Mark Goosen and Ally Maclay, while USA coach Alex Magleby replaces Nick Edwards with Maka Unufe. New Zealand and Australia are unchanged.

In Pool C, Wales coach Paul John has called up Tom Habberfield in the place of Rhys Shellard as they prepare to take on Argentina, Kenya and Russia.

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Tokyo Sevens

Round 7
4-5 April 2015
Prince Chichibu Memorial Ground
City: Tokyo
Capacity: 27,188

 
Pools
Pool A
TeamPlayedPts
NZL39
CAN36
WAL36
POR33
Pool B
TeamPlayedPts
RSA39
KEN37
ARG34
JPN34
Pool C
TeamPlayedPts
FIJ38
USA36
SAM35
FRA35
Pool D
TeamPlayedPts
ENG39
AUS37
SCO35
ESP33
more
Photos
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  • Jack Clifford - Tokyo Sevens
  • Lomano Lemeki - Tokyo Sevens