Scotland Rugby team is going through to face France, Fiji and Australia in the pool matches in the sixth edition of the HSBC Sevens World Series which will be organised in Hong Kong.
Scotland Rugby Team has been going through a tough time since they faced defeat in Las Vegas and lost their chance to win the championship. They instead returned as runners up. Scotland Rugby Team sees the HSBC Sevens World Series as a chance to redeem themselves but the task is not an easy one. They have strong opposition in France and Australia.
The Scotland Rugby team has faced France and Australia previously but has lost to both of them on that occasion. They lost to Australia 12-24 in the pool stage in Dubai. They lost to France at Los Vegas which shattered their hope of winning the trophy for a second time. They were defeated by France 22-7.
Scotland Rugby team hasn’t yet faced Fiji. They are a very strong opponent and are ranked second in the International Rugby ranking. The Scotland rugby team’s coach described the teams match drawings as challenging and tough. He said that Fiji is obviously one of the best teams in the World Series and since they haven’t faced them even once, they pretty worried about the match and taking it very seriously. He believes that the admitted that if the team wants to go to the quarter finals they have to overcome a challenging task with every match.
Andrew Turnbull, of London Irish said that the Scottish team will need to have complete faith on themselves and in each other. They have been training hard for the tournament and although the tournament draw is tough, they are ready to take up the challenge and give their best.