New Zealand 7s teams pull out of Spain events
14 January, 2022, 9:27 am
The New Zealand men’s and women’s 7s teams have pulled out of the Spain leg of the World Sevens Series.
According to World Rugby this is due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as both New Zealand teams are unable to travel to Spain for the Malaga and Seville events and will be replaced by Germany and Belgium, respectively.
Meanwhile, the Fiji men’s side is pooled with England, South Africa and Scotland for next weekend’s Malaga 7s.
The Fijiana side is pooled with Poland, USA and Canada.
HSBC Spain Sevens, Malaga pools
Pool A: Spain, Australia, Ireland, Belgium
Pool B: USA, Canada, Fiji, Poland
Pool C: Russia, Brazil, France, England
Pool A: England, Fiji, South Africa, Scotland
Pool B: Australia, Germany, Ireland, Japan
Pool C: USA, Spain, Samoa, Argentina
Pool D: Kenya, Canada, France, Wales