9 May 2013

Tietjens calls up injury replacements for London sevens leg

5:39 am on 9 May 2013

The All Blacks Sevens players Kurt Baker and Belgium Tuatagaloa have been ruled out of the final round of the world series in London this weekend, after being injured during the recent Glasgow tournament.

Baker suffered a foot injury while Tuatagaloa injured his ankle.

Coach Gordon Tietjens has called in two North Harbour players as their replacements, with David Raikuna and teenager Tevita Li joining the squad.

New Zealand's already won the World Series crown with a round a spare.