Fiji drawn with Kiwis in SA Sevens

Fiji attacks against Kenya in Pool play at the Dubai Sevens tournament last weekend. Photo: IRB

Fiji attacks against Kenya in Pool play at the Dubai Sevens tournament last weekend. Photo: IRB

Fiji has been drawn in Pool B behind New Zealand for round 3 of the HSBC Sevens World Series, the Cell C Nelson Mandela Bay SA Sevens in Port Elizabeth on 8-9 December 2012.

The draw was made live on television before the Cup final of the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens, the second round of the 2012/13 season.

Fiji has a tough pool with series leaders New Zealand, and European heavyweights Scotland and England.

Hosts South Africa were drawn in a tough Pool A, where they will face Dubai winners Samoa, France and Australia.

The third-ranked team in Dubai, Kenya, head Pool C and were drawn against Wales, Argentina and Spain.

Dubai surprise package quarter finalists Portugal and Canada will line up in Pool D with USA and African regional qualifiers, Zimbabwe.

New Zealand currently lead the World Series standings on 38 points after two rounds, followed by Fiji, Kenya, Samoa (32), France (27) and South Africa (24).

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