Players named for All Blacks Sevens training camp
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The camp takes place at Mt Maunganui from Monday 13 August to Wednesday 15 August.
Gordon Tietjens said he was looking forward to getting underway again, particularly against the backdrop of the London Olympics.
"It's been a real thrill watching the Olympics knowing we will be there in four years' time in Rio. The success of our athletes there has been really inspiring and I am sure their performances will be a great motivator for the players."
Players attending the camp include a mix of some from last year's champion World Series team and some who have yet to play for the All Blacks Sevens. A number of players from last year were not considered because of injury and ITM Cup commitments.
"We're giving some new players an opportunity to show us what they can do in a Sevens environment given the unavailability of some players from last year for the first two tournaments of the season in October."
The first tournament takes place on the Gold Coast from 13-14 October, followed by the inaugural Argentinian tournament at La Plata from 20-21 October.
Players selected for 13-15 August training camp
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