Players were chosen based on their hard work – Baber

Players were chosen based on their hard work – Baber

By Naveel Krishant
Tuesday 22/06/2021
Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s Team Coach Gareth Baber. [image: FRU]

Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s Team Coach, Gareth Baber says players selected in the team for the Oceania 7s have been chosen based on their hard work.

As the team prepares to play in an international tournament after more than a year, Baber says some of the players have got their opportunity quicker than they probably thought.

Baber adds he also has a good balance of experienced players.

The Fiji Men’s 7s team will take on Australia at 4pm this Friday in the Oceania 7s.

Fiji will then face the Oceania 7s team at 9.30pm Friday.

The national side has two more games on Saturday where they take on the All Blacks 7s team at 4.22pm and Australia at 9.30pm.

Fiji has two games on Sunday as well.

They take on the Oceania 7s team at 2.30pm and New Zealand at 8.07pm.

There are six rounds of matches in the Oceania 7s where each team will play each other twice.

The highest-ranked team after six matches will be declared the winner.

Oceania 7s 2021 Mens & Womens Fixtures

DateTimeTeamTeam
Men's -
Fri 25 JunFTFiji 7s26 - 14Australia 7s
Fri 25 JunFTFiji 7s32 - 12Oceania 7s
Sat 26 JunFTFiji 7s21 - 19All Blacks 7s
Sat 26 JunFTFiji 7s19 - 7Australia 7s
Sun 27 JunFTFiji 7s33 - 5Oceania 7s
Sun 27 JunFTFiji 7s17 - 7All Blacks 7s
Women's -
Fri 25 JunFTFijiana 7s5 - 19Australia 7s
Fri 25 JunFTFijiana 7s14 - 33Black Ferns 7s
Sat 26 JunFTFijiana 7s21 - 12Oceania 7s
Sat 26 JunFTFijiana 7s19 - 12Australia 7s
Sun 27 JunFT Fijiana 7s12 - 27Black Ferns 7s
Sun 27 JunFTFijiana 7s14 - 12Oceania 7s
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