New Zealand confident of topping pool of death
April 4, 2019 12:56 pm
New Zealand 7s Captain Scott Curry is confident they can emerge top in their Hong Kong pool group this weekend.
Making his return to the All Blacks’ jersey after being ruled out for an injury, Curry says they have the players and strength to take on Fiji and Australia on Saturday.
Curry adds Joe Webber’s return to the side has proven to add flair to their attack and defense in training.
“We have such a strong squad now that we can sort of field any 12 players and be really confident in their ability and be confident that we can win the tournament with any twelve that we’ve got. This week is no different and we’re definitely going out there to win Hong Kong.”
New Zealand is pooled with Fiji, Australia, and Kenya.
Meanwhile, Fiji meets Kenya at 11.37pm on Friday in its opening pool match, they will then play Australia at 5.13pm Saturday before taking on New Zealand at 8.55pm.
The cup quarterfinals start at 2.58pm on Sunday, cup semifinal final begins at 7.41pm and the cup final kicks off at 11pm on Sunday.