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Pools Drawn For Perth Leg Of HSBC SVNS

Pools Drawn For Perth Leg Of HSBC SVNS

Béibhinn Parsons runs in to score a try 10/12/2023

Béibhinn Parsons dashed over for four tries on the final day of the HSBC SVNS Series tournament in Cape Town ©INPHO/Chris Cotze

The pool draws for the third round of HSBC SVNS 2024 to be played in Perth, Western Australia on 26-28 January took place at the HBF Park venue and produced some exciting match-ups to whet fans appetites ahead of the hotly anticipated festival event.

In the Women’s tournament Ireland, who are ranked 7th after the first tow rounds, are drawn in Pool C alongside Olympic champions New Zealand, USA and Japan.

Hosts Australia lead the women’s standings and are aiming for a hat-trick of tournament victories following their impressive back-to-back successes at the opening two rounds in Dubai and Cape Town. They will face Canada, Great Britain and South Africa in pool A in Perth, while France, Fiji, Brazil and Spain will compete in pool B of the women’s competition.

Terry Kennedy 9/12/2023

Terry Kennedy was named in the Cape Town 7s Men’s Dream Team in Round 2 ©INPHO/Chris Cotze

Ireland Men are in 5th place after their performances Dubai and Cape Town, which included a first ever win against New Zealand on the circuit. They are drawn in competitive looking Pool B with hosts Australia, Great Britain and USA.

Argentina, who lead the Men’s tournament after two rounds, will meet Dubai champions South Africa in pool A alongside Canada and Spain. Meanwhile Olympic champions Fiji will play reigning Series title holders New Zealand alongside France and Samoa in a very strong looking pool C.