Topic: Rereātea - Midday News

Sevens teams to celebrate success with community

By Regan Paranihi
  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty

Tauranga locals will get the opportunity to celebrate with the All Blacks Sevens and the Black Ferns squads on Friday.

Supporters will be able to get up close and personal to celebrate the outstanding success both teams have achieved this year. 

The men's and women's team both returned home from the 2018 Commonwealth Games with gold medals.  This was followed by the teams' success in San Francisco, which confirmed that both squads are the best in the world.

Tauranga is home to contracted players who are now working hard to prepare for the 2020 Olympics. 

Friday's event will be held at Gordon Spratt Reserve alongside the Bay of Plenty Secondary Schools Sevens, with Tauranga Deputy Mayor Kelvin Clout officially welcoming the teams to the Bay of Plenty town.