Serevi stars in Hong Kong golden moment

(IRB.COM) Friday 15 March 2013
 
 Serevi stars in Hong Kong golden moment
Waisale Serevi scored one of the greatest tries in the history of the Hong Kong Sevens

With the Hong Kong Sevens just one week away, we take a look back to one of the tournament's golden moments, staring one of Fiji Sevens' heroes - Waisale Serevi.

At the 2007 Hong Kong Sevens Serevi scored arguably the most-talked about try in the history of the World Series as he helped Fiji beat New Zealand 21-12 to book their place in the final.

It was a memorable moment for Serevi, who looks back on the occasion with great pride for himself and Fiji, despite going on to lose to Samoa in the final.

"Fiji and NZ are always competitive on the field," said Serevi.

"I can remember that year when the score was close. I was just counting, one will tackle, one will get the ball, they need one guy.

"I was running from post to post, and was yelling 'get it get it'.

"When I took the ball I saw two New Zealand players. I stepped one, and then stepped the second and just ran. They thought I will pass so I dummied and went again.

"Then I passed, he stepped, I went behind him, and he passed back. I ran like I was running from Fiji to Australia, I was so tired. It was a great game but it felt good when I scored the try."

Serevi's golden moment in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Sevens

Round 6
27-29 March 2015
Venue: Hong Kong Stadium
City: Hong Kong
Capacity: 40,000

 
Pools
Pool A
TeamPlayedPts
FIJ39
WAL37
KEN35
SRI33
Pool B
TeamPlayedPts
AUS39
RSA37
FRA35
ESP33
Pool C
TeamPlayedPts
ENG39
CAN37
ARG35
POR33
Pool D
TeamPlayedPts
NZL39
USA35
SAM35
SCO35
more
Photos
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  • Tom Mitchell of England
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