Leaf it Out! – Fern v Maple

The IRB Sevens World Championship is meant to highlight the fleet of foot and be a Worldwide party for rugby fans around the globe, but tempers flared prior to the Wellington sevens as a couple of skirmishes broke out during a training game between New Zealand and Canada.

The coaches of both teams, who themselves exchanged a few words, diplomatically played down the skirmish with New Zealand coach Gordon Tietjens happy to see a bit of fire in the belly.

With a new batch of players wearing the silver fern the pressure of expectation may be beginning to tell.

Leaf it Out! – Fern v Maple

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