Commonwealth Games

All Blacks Sevens lose Joe Webber to injury

2018-04-13 10:23
Joe Webber (Getty)

Cape Town - New Zealand's Sevens campaign at the 2018 Commonwealth Games was dealt a blow when star back Joe Webber was forced to withdraw from the squad due to injury. 

Webber, who was a member of his country's 2014 Commonwealth Games silver medal winning team, has been replaced by Akuila Rokolisoa, who made an impressive debut for the All Blacks Sevens in Hong Kong last weekend. 

Teddy Stanaway becomes the travelling reserve. 

The All Blacks Sevens kick off their campaign against Zambia on Saturday, followed by pool matches against Kenya and Canada.

Read more on:    commonwealth games  |  rugby

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Vote

Besides the 'Big 3' of rugby, cricket and soccer, which of the 'smaller' sports in South Africa do you enjoy the most?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.