IRB confirms Sevens pools for Wellington

(IRB.COM) Sunday 26 January 2014
 
 IRB confirms Sevens pools for Wellington
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The IRB has confirmed the pool draw for round 5 of the HSBC Sevens World Series in New Zealand's capital Wellington on 7-8 February.

The draw was conducted just before the Cup final of the USA Sevens, won for the second year running by South Africa.

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After their thrilling Cup win at the Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, South Africa lead the HSBC Sevens World Series by a single point from New Zealand and also head Pool A in Wellington, lining up against the defending champions England, Wales and Portugal.
 
Las Vegas runners-up New Zealand face Fiji in pool play for the second tournament in succession, as well as European duo France and Spain.
 
After their heroics in finishing third at the Sam Boyd Stadium, Canada head Pool C in Wellington and have drawn Argentina, Scotland and North American rivals USA.
 
Samoa head Pool D and face three tough matches against Australia, Kenya and regional qualifiers for the New Zealand event, Tonga.

Wellington, New Zealand

Round 5
7-8 February 2014

Venue: Westpac Stadium
City: Wellington
Capacity: 36,000 

 
Pools
Pool A
TeamPlayedPts
ENG39
RSA37
WAL35
POR33
Pool B
TeamPlayedPts
FIJ39
NZL37
FRA35
ESP33
Pool C
TeamPlayedPts
CAN39
ARG37
SCO34
USA34
Pool D
TeamPlayedPts
AUS39
SAM37
KEN35
TON33
more
Photos
  • South Africa's Philip Snyman is tackled by NZ
  • Sherwin Stowers
  • NZ Sevens - Gillies Kaka