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Rugby pools keep favourites apart

26 June 2002

The International Rugby Board have drawn the four pools to decide who will play who in the rugby sevens competition at the Commonwealth Games.

Jamie Noon

England's Jamie Noon in action earlier in the season

England will take on two Pacific Island states in Samoa and the Cook Islands with Kenya making up the group.

Australia must face fancied Fiji in the early stages while favourites New Zealand will take on the Scots.

Pool A: New Zealand, Scotland, Canada, Niue
Pool B: South Africa, Wales, Tonga, Sri Lanka
Pool C: England, Samoa, Cook Islands, Kenya
Pool D: Fiji, Australia, Malaysia, Trinidad & Tobago

1. New Zealand
2. South Africa
3. England
4. Fiji
5. Australia
6. Samoa
7. Wales
8. Scotland
9. Canada
11.Cook Islands
13.Trinidad & Tobago
15.Sri Lanka
16.Niue Islands

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