9 Apr 2016

NZ top Hong Kong pool

8:48 pm on 9 April 2016

The All Blacks Sevens have finished pool play unbeaten on the Hong Kong leg of the World Series to reach the cup quarter-finals.

The All Blacks Sevens have finished pool play unbeaten on the Hong Kong leg of the World Series to reach the cup quarter-finals.

Sonny Bill Williams in Hong Kong action.

Sonny Bill Williams in Hong Kong action. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

New Zealand topped their pool with a 28-10 defeat of Samoa in their final group game on Saturday.

Sonny Bill Williams and Gillies Kaka scored tries while Regan Ware bagged a brace as the All Black Sevens converted a 21-0 half-time lead.

Earlier on Saturday, New Zealand eked out a tight 5-0 win over Kenya, thanks to a try from the stand-in captain DJ Forbes.

DJ Forbes scored the winning try against Kenya.

DJ Forbes scored the winning try against Kenya. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

The veteran Forbes could be reunited with the captain's armband for the rest of the tournament after the regular captain, Tim Mikkelson, was injured in New Zealand's tight 19-17 win over France on Friday.

The All Black Sevens will face Wales in the cup quarter-finals on Sunday.

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