Four Fijians named in NZ 7s World Cup squad
13:46 Tue Jul 10, 2018
Report by: Vashneel Prasad
New Zealand 7s coach Clark Laidlaw has named four Fijians in the final 12 member squad for the World Cup in USA next weekend.
Jone Nareki, Salesi Rayasi, Jo Ravouvou and Akuila Rokolisoa will add the power and strength in the team.
Veteran Sam Dickson, Joe Webber, Amanaki Nicole, Etene Nanai-Seturo and Ngarohi McGarvey-Black have been dropped due to injuries.
New Zealand has won the World Cup in 2001 and in 2013.
The tournament will be held from the 21st to the 23rd of this month in San Francisco, USA.
NZ 7s squad for World Cup
1. Kurt Baker – Manawatu
2. Dylan Collier – Waikato
3. Scott Curry – captain – Bay of Plenty
4. Trael Joass – Tasman
5. Andrew Knewstubb – Horowhenua Kapiti
6. Jona Nareki – Otago
7. Tim Mikkelson – captain – Waikato
8. Sione Molia – Counties Manukau
9. Salesi Rayasi – Auckland
10. Joe Ravouvou – Auckland
11. Akuila Rokolisoa – Auckland
12. Regan Ware – Bay of Plenty
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