All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens take the field tonight in Toulouse

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It has been well over two years since the All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens took the field together in a World Series tournament, that all changes tonight at
the Toulouse Sevens in France.

The teams are;

All Blacks SevensBlack Ferns Sevens
1. Kitiona Vai1. Risaleaana Pouri-Lane
2. Brady Rush2. Shiray Kaka
3. Amanaki Nicole3. Stacey Fluhler
4. Roderick Solo – debut4. Niall Williams
5. Dylan Collier5. Sarah Hirini – captain
6. Akuila Rokolisoa6. Michaela Blyde
7. Sam Dickson – captain7. Tyla Nathan-Wong
8. Ngarohi McGarvey-Black8. Kelly Brazier
9. Regan Ware9. Tenika Willison
10. Leroy Carter10. Theresa Fitzpatrick
11. Joe Webber11. Portia Woodman
12. Sione Molia12. Alena Saili
13. Caleb Tangitau13. Jazmin Hotham

The teams have spent the week preparing, for the Black Ferns Sevens it is their second and last tournament on the series this season, while the men travel on to London next weekend.

Familiar faces Sam Dickson and Sarah Hirini lead their respective sides which both having notable inclusions.

For the All Blacks Sevens, 20-year-old Roderick Solo will make his debut. The Scots College graduate joined the team in January and becomes the sixth debutant in 2022.

A familiar face returns for the Black Ferns Sevens with Niall Williams selected after coming back from a neck injury that ruled her out of last year’s Olympics. It will be the 27th World Series tournament for Williams.

Day One – Friday 20 May/Saturday 21 May (NZT)
7.52pm Black Ferns Sevens v Scotland
10.44pm All Blacks Sevens v Scotland
3.22am Black Ferns Sevens v Spain
5.24am All Blacks Sevens v USA

Day Two – Saturday 21 May/Sunday 22 May
7.52pm Black Ferns Sevens v Canada
11.06pm All Blacks Sevens v Australia
Play offs

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