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Pools announced for Glasgow Sevens

  
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4/2/2012
By IRB Media Unit


The IRB has confirmed the pool draw for round 8 of the HSBC Sevens World Series, the Emirates Airline Glasgow Sevens to be played at Scotstoun Stadium on 5-6 May 2012.

The draw was made live on television before the Cup final of the Tokyo Sevens, the seventh round of the 2011/12 season.

GLASGOW POOLS >>
GLASGOW MATCH SCHEDULE >>

Hosts Scotland have been handed a tough draw against home nation rivals Wales, South Africa and Russia in Pool D.

As Tokyo winners, Australia head Pool A in Glasgow and face opening matches against England, USA and Kenya.

Tokyo runners-up Samoa will play New Zealand, France and Spain in Pool B.

In Pool C Series contenders Fiji will start with games against Argentina, Portugal and Zimbabwe.

WORLD SERIES STANDINGS >>

Cup winners - 2011/12 HSBC Sevens World Series
Round 1 - Gold Coast - Fiji
Round 2 - Dubai - England
Round 3 - Port Elizabeth - New Zealand
Round 4 - Wellington - New Zealand
Round 5 - Las Vegas - Samoa
Round 6 - Hong Kong - Fiji
Round 7 - Tokyo - Australia
Round 8 - Glasgow - 5-6 May
Round 9 - London - 12-13 May
 

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