Extra hands is needed to help players understand 7s law - Baber

Extra hands is needed to help players understand 7s law - Baber

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Friday 10/01/2020

Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s coach, Gareth Baber admits that they need extra hands in teaching and helping players understand the laws of 7s rugby.

Baber says currently former HSBC 7s referee, Tevita Rokovereni is working with the team during every training session to help them understand the rules and regulations of the game.

He adds they are trying to remove deliberate knock-ons from their game which is a yellow card offeBaber says that there needs to be a change of mindset in the local 7s tournaments.

According to statistics from World Rugby, Fiji received 12 yellow cards in the first two tournaments.

Players who received yellow cards in the two tournaments include captain, Paula Dranisinukula, Sevuloni Moceinacagi, Vilimoni Botitu, Meli Derenalagi, Waisea Nacuqu, Isoa Tabu, Kavekini Tabu, and Josua Vakurunabili.

Fiji is pooled with Australia, Argentina and Samoa for the Hamilton 7s that will be held on the 25th and 26th of this month.

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