The Wellington representative Men's and Women's 7's teams are competing in the Central Region tournament at Massey University in Palmerston North tomorrow, Saturday 15 December.
Six men's and four women's teams are playing to secure one of the five men's and two women's places up for grabs for the National 7's in Queenstown in the New Year.
The two men's pools are:
Pool A: Taranaki, Wellington, Horowhenua-Kapiti
Pool B: Manawatu, Hawke's Bay, Wairarapa-Bush
The Women's competition is a four-team round-robin with a straight final.
The women's pool is: Wellington, Manawatu, Taranaki and Hawke's Bay
The tournament is being broadcast live on Sky Television.
Games involving the Wellington teams are*:
11.20am Wellington Women v Hawke's Bay Women
12.00pm Wellington Men v Hawke's Bay Men
12.40pm Wellington Women v Manawatu Women
1.20pm Wellington Men v Manawatu Men
2.40pm Wellington Women v Taranaki Women
3.00pm Wellington Men v Wairarapa-Bush Men
4.00pm Women's Final
4.40pm Men's fifth and sixth placed playoff
5.00pm Men's third and fourth placed playoff
5.20pm Men's Final
*Note: The Men's competition is following a cross-pool structure with each team playing all teams from the opposing pool to develop a ranking system for playoffs.
The two Wellington teams are:
Wellington Men's team
Isreli Baleitavuki (Wests Roosters)
Fa'atonu Fili (Marist St Pat's)
Greg Foe (Poneke)
Tupeni Kamakorewa (Hutt Old Boys Marist)
Marvin Karawana (Wainuiomata)
Joketani Koroi (Tawa)
Genesis Mamea (Wainuiomata)
Matt Proctor (Oriental Rongotai)
Joshua Rauluni (Wests Roosters)
Belgium Tutagaloa (Petone)
Andrew Wells (Marist St. Pat's)
Te Wehi Wright (Old Boys University)
Earl Va'a (Head Coach)
Sam Rach (Assistant Coach)
Dean Simpson (Manager)
Wellington Women's team
Darren Larsen (Coach)
Bekki Pope (Manager)