Players say they want to win HK 7s to break losing streak

Players say they want to win HK 7s to break losing streak

By Mikaele Liga
Friday 05/04/2024
Photo:World Rugby

Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s players Suliano Volivoli and Rubeni Kabu say they want to win the Hong Kong 7s this weekend to break the 19-tournament losing streak.

Kabu says his personal goal is to maintain the discipline and standard set by his coach to be a team player.

He says he wants to learn from the senior players because he believes it will improve his growth and development in the 7s game.

Volivoli says as part of the leadership core of the team he wants them team to play as a unit stressing that discipline will win them games.

Fiji will begin their Hong Kong 7s campaign against Australia at 9.30 tonight. They will then take on Canada at 12.33am tomorrow and play France at 5.43pm tomorrow in their final pool match.

The men’s cup quarterfinals kick off at 9.09pm tomorrow, the semifinals are at 5.40pm Sunday and the cup final is at 10.53pm Sunday

The Fiji Airways Fijiana 7s side will play Australia at 4.25 this afternoon in their first match, followed by their match against South Africa at 7.12 tonight, and they will play Ireland at 3.02pm tomorrow in their final pool match.

The Women’s cup quarterfinals start at 7.34pm tomorrow, the cup semifinals are at 4.54pm Sunday with the final at 10.13pm Sunday. The Hong Kong 7s kicks off today and ends on Sunday.

Pool Matches

Women's Cup SF -
Sun 7th AprFull Time USA19 - 5France
Full Time New Zealand28 - 14Australia
5th Place PlFull Time Canada15 - 19Fiji
Men's SF -
Sun 7th AprFull Time Ireland26 - 10France
Full Time Australia7 - 26New Zealand
5th Place PlFull Time Fiji33 - 14South Africa
Women's 3rd placeFull Time France21 - 24Australia
Men's 3rd PlaceFull Time Ireland14 - 5Australia
Women's Cup FinalFull Time USA7 - 36New Zealand
Men's Cup FinalFull Time France7 - 10New Zealand
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