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HSBC Wellington Sevens

Pools drawn for HSBC Wellington Sevens

The pools for the HSBC Wellington Sevens, round three of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series were drawn ahead of the Cup final in South Africa.

13/12/2015 14:00
Pools drawn for HSBC Wellington Sevens

World Rugby has announced the pools for the third round of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Wellington, to be played on 30-31 January 2016.

The draw for the HSBC Wellington Sevens was made before the Cup final at the second round of the series in Cape Town, with winners South Africa heading Pool A at the Westpac Stadium after a 29-14 over Los Pumas in their home tournament.


Neil Powell's side will come face to face with New Zealand, Scotland and Russia, while the runners-up Argentina compete against series leaders Fiji, Wales and the only non-core side in Wellington Japan.

Having finished third in Cape Town with a last-minute try from Julien Candelon and conversion from Terry Bouhraoua, France will play Mike Friday's USA, England and Samoa.

Benjmain Ayimba's Kenya complete the top four seeds and await Australia, Canada and Portugal.