Singapore 7s 'too tight to call'

Australian rugby legend George Gregan (left), who played the conventional 15-a-side game, and Fiji's former sevens sensation Waisele Serevi both see an open contest in the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens this weekend at the National Stadium.
Australian rugby legend George Gregan (above), who played the conventional 15-a-side game, and Fiji's former sevens sensation Waisele Serevi both see an open contest in the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens this weekend at the National Stadium.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

Rugby legends Serevi, Gregan predict close affair but Fiji and Kenya look good for now

Fiji might have become the first team to win the Hong Kong Sevens four times on the trot but the legendary Waisale Serevi believes that does not necessarily make his countrymen the favourites for this weekend's HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens.

"Sevens now is not only about one team, there are five or six teams that are capable of winning the Singapore Sevens, and I believe that it will be an exciting tournament," Serevi told The Straits Times after Fiji were presented with the trophy for winning the April 6-8 Hong Kong Sevens.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 24, 2018, with the headline 'S'pore 7s 'too tight to call''. Print Edition | Subscribe