1 Feb 2016

Tietjens looking for back to back success

12:41 pm on 1 February 2016

Coach Gordon Titjens is hoping to have back-to-back success when he takes the All Blacks Sevens to the inaugural Sydney leg of the World Series this coming weekend.

All Black Sevens coach Gordon Tietjens

Gordon Titjens in the thick of things Photo: Photosport

Two players have been added to the All Blacks Sevens team that won the weekend's Wellington leg of the World Series.

Dylan Collier and Lewis Ormond have been named in the 14-strong squad, which will be trimmed to 12 when the team is named later this week for the fourth leg of the series in Sydney this coming weekend.

Collier and Ormond were named in the squad for the Wellington round but missed the final cut.

The All Blacks Sevens play Australia, Canada and Portugal in Pool 'A'.

Scott Curry, Declan O'Donnell, DJ Forbes, Liam Messam and Sherwin Stowers were not available because of injury.

New Zealand: Kurt Baker (Taranaki), Dylan Collier (Waikato), Sam Dickson (Canterbury), Akira Ioane (Auckland), Rieko Ioane (Auckland), Gillies Kaka (Hawke's Bay), Ben Lam (Auckland), Tim Mikkelson (Waikato), Lewis Ormond (Taranaki), Augustine Pulu (Counties Manukau), Ardie Savea (Wellington), Regan Ware (Waikato), Sonny Bill Williams (Counties Manukau), Joe Webber (Waikato)

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