4 Dec 2010

Sevens side make strong start at season opener

11:41 am on 4 December 2010

The New Zealand sevens team has made an unbeaten start to their world series campaign winning their first three matches at the season opening Dubai tournament overnight.

Gordon Tietjens young side beat the USA 31-7 and thumped Zimbabwe 59-nil before scraping past Argentina 24-19 to set up a cup quarterfinal showdown with Wales later this evening.

The game kicks off about 8:55pm.