Sri Lanka in Group B for Hong Kong Sevens
The draw has been made and the pools and schedule announced for the
2008 Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens, the fifth event in
the 2007/08 IRB Sevens World Series.
The Lankan outfit will be playing along with defending champions
Samoa, England and Hong Kong. The series leaders and defending champions
New Zealand top the seedings and will start the strong favourites to
land the 30 points on offer for the Cup Champions.
The 24 sides will also compete for a US$150,000 prize purse. The Sri
Lankan Sevens outfit will be selected after the two trial games one in
Kandy and the other in Colombo.
Group A New Zealand, USA, Tunisia and Chinese Taipei Group B Samoa,
England, Canada and Sri Lanka
Group C South Africa, Argentina, Russia and Japan
Group D Fiji, Wales, Zimbabwe and Korea
Group E Kenya, Scotland, Portugal and China
Group F Australia, France, Tonga and Hong Kong.