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Fiji drawn in tough pool for Dubai 7s

October 24, 2018 6:49 pm

The Fiji Airways men’s 7s team has been drawn in a tough pool for the opening round of 2018/19 World Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai in December.

The Gareth-Baber-coached side is pooled with Kenya, Scotland and France in pool B.

World Series champions, South Africa leads Pool A alongside Argentina, Samoa and invitational Zimbabwe 7s side.

Commonwealth Games gold medalist and World Cup champions New Zealand takes in charge of Pool C with USA, Spain and Wales while Australia tops Pool D and will play England, Canada plus Japan.

Meanwhile, the Fijiana 7s, which had a poor outing in the Colorado tournament last weekend, is pooled with Canada France and Spain.

New Zealand leads Pool A with Ireland, Russia and Kenya while USA tops Pool B with Australia, England and China.

The Dubai 7s will be held on the 1st and 2nd of December this year.