LOTE RAIKABULA has been ruled out of the Hong Kong Sevens due to injury.
Raikabula was forced to pull out of the 12-man squad and his place has been taken by debutant Jack Wilson.
He joins this season's leading try-scorer, Frank Halai, forward Solomon King and utility back Toby Arnold in the medical ward.
New Zealand currently tops the HSBC Sevens World Series standings with 92 points, five clear Fiji, heading into the sixth tournament on the nine-event circuit.« Back to Articles
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