Tough draw for Dubai champs

Mon, 15 Oct 2012 16:49
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After a disappointing start to the IRB Sevens World Series, defending Dubai Sevens champions England will face another tough task in Round Two.

Having failed to reach the Cup quarter finals in Australia at the weekend, England face the possibly of suffering a similar fate in Dubai with pool matches against South Africa, Samoa and Portugal.

Following their win on the Gold Coast, Fiji have an early lead in the Sevens World Series on 22 points ahead of New Zealand (19), South Africa (17), Kenya (15) and Argentina (13).

The Dubai Sevens takes place from November 30 to December 1.

Pools - Dubai Sevens

Pool A
: Fiji, Kenya, Spain, Scotland
Pool B: New Zealand, Argentina, Wales, Russia
Pool C: South Africa, Samoa, England, Portugal
Pool D: France, Australia, Canada, USA