New Zealand target Fijian World Sevens tournament
February 7, 2000
Following their loss to Fiji in Wellington at the weekend New Zealand are keener than ever to turn the tables on their great rivals this weekend.
Winning the Fijian leg of the World Sevens Series in Suva has become the target for New Zealand after Saturday's loss to Fiji in the final of the Wellington round of the tournament.
Flying winger Karl Te Nana said "we've never won over there, so that becomes a real thing for us now. Delasau is very quick.I don't think there are many faster. Roger Randle, when he's fit and healthy, is very quick as well. He would be up with Delasau's speed. Delasau and Vunibaka are both so quick off the mark, if you give them half a metre they're gone. And that's what we did."
Randle, the Waikato winger, is one of the quickest players in New Zealand but was unable to play at the weekend due to family illness.