The Week That Was on social media … Sevens

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Black Ferns Sevens player Tenika Willison posed for a photo with the trophy, after they went back to back in Sydney over the weekend. Willison was the 13th player in Hamilton last week but played a key role on the field at the Australian tournament.

 

 

Last week in Hamilton, both teams had family present their jerseys to them and it was a special occasion for Tone Ng Shiu, who’s nephew presented his to him ahead of their victory.

 

 

Kelly Brazier brought up her 30th tournament in Hamilton and she was stoked to be alongside her team for a fourth straight tournament victory in Sydney.  

 

 

All Blacks Sevens co-captain Scott Curry took time out to thank fans who cheered them on as they claimed victory in Hamilton last weekend. He and Tim Mikkelson were a couple of the standout players in the home tournament.

 

 

Michaela Blyde was all smiles after her side defeated Canada 33-7 in the Sydney cup final. She made an incredible try-saving tackle early in the encounter.

 

 

Kurt Baker’s family looked festive in Hamilton! Rocking their watermelon ‘festy’ shirts in the stands as they watched Kurt and the team get crowned New Zealand champions.

 

 

Speaking of festive, how good did Sarah Hirini’s supporters look at FMG Stadium Waikato. The ‘Sez Train’ looking brilliant in their speedos.

 

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Tim Mikkelson congratulated former teammate and current All Blacks Sevens assistant coach (and all around legend) Tomasi Cama who brought up his 100th tournament as a player and coach in Hamilton.

 

 

Niall Williams showing that trademark ‘Williams offload’ in Hamilton. She was also honoured to have her whanau in attendance at the Black Ferns Sevens jersey presentation and in the stands over the weekend.

 

 

Caleb Clarke’s hard work in the gym paid off. The 20 year-old, alongside Salesi Rayasi made a huge impact in their opening pool match, where they defeated Wales 54-5.

 

 

New last name, but the same smiley and dominating Stacey Fluhler. She got married over the summer and while she is still a Waaka at heart, she’s loving her new last name. And she’s certainly playing some incredible rugby at the moment, currently sitting at the top of the World Rugby Sevens impact player leader board.

 

 

And Regan Ware also had some special family time in Hamilton last week, feeling all the love ahead of an impressive tournament.

 

 

New Black Ferns Sevens debutant Jazmin Hotham grabbed a quick pic with her teammates during training in Sydney. Just as well they’ve had plenty of training in the heat chamber at their base in Mount Maunganui. Those 40 degree temperatures over the weekend were crazy!

 

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