New Zealand to play Fiji in Wellington sevens final
February 5, 2000
As anticipated competition joint leaders New zealand and Fiji will meet in the final of the Wellington Sevens.
In their semi final New Zealand overcame Trans - Tasman rivals Australia 19-0 in a hot - tempered affair. In the other semi final Fiji overwhelmed their Pacific neighbours Samoa 47-12.
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