The sixteen teams and pools for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games have been announced.
Australia, Canada, Cook Islands, England, Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Scotland, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda and Wales will all compete for the coveted Gold medal in June 2014.
Reigning champions New Zealand, who have won all four Commonwealth Gold medals to date, have been drawn in Pool A alongside Canada, Nigeria and tournament hosts, Scotland.
Delhi silver medallist Australia and bronze medallist South Africa are top seeds in pools D and B respectively, while other World Series regulars in Samoa, England, Kenya, Wales and Canada will also feature.
The four Pools confirmed by the International Rugby Board and Commonwealth Games Federation are:
Pool A – New Zealand, Canada, Scotland, Nigeria
Pool B – South Africa, Kenya, Cook Islands, Trinidad and Tobago
Pool C – Samoa, Wales, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia
Pool D – England, Australia, Sri Lanka, Uganda
Ibrox Stadium will host a total of 45 games across two days of competition.
The full competition schedule – detailing dates and times of matches - will be announced next month.
Tickets to the Rugby Sevens at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games are still available and can be purchased at tickets.glasgow2014.com
With first-class sightlines and an intense, intimate atmosphere, Ibrox Stadium will heighten the drama of the Rugby Sevens competition at Glasgow 2014.
Built in 1899, Ibrox, home of the renowned Rangers Football team, is the third largest football stadium in Scotland and is steeped in history. From David Beckham to Elton John, Ibrox Stadium has hosted the world’s elite in its all-seated capacity of 51,082.
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