Fiji have announced their squad for the final rounds of the 2011/12 HSBC Sevens World Series as they look to overturn the six point deficit between themselves and New Zealand and clinch the series title.
The South Sea islanders have added two new players to their squad in the shape of Timoci Vakadranu and Niko Verekauta. There is also a recall for Isake Kotonibau whilst Setefano Cakau continues on as captain.
The Fijians have won the Gold Coast and Hong Kong events so far this season, as well as reaching the semi final stages on numerous other occaisions. They will be looking to get off to a flying start in Glasgow as they face Portugal, Zimbabwe and Argentina in their pool, which is arguably the easiest of all.
Meanwhile, Scotland head coach Graham Shiel has called upon experienced heads in the shape of Scotland A and former sevens stars John Houston and Jim Thompson.
The initial 18 man squad will be cut down to 12 for the tournaments and it will be interesting to see whether these two feature, or are simply involved to bring experienced heads to the training group. Scotland have a history of calling up big names in the past for their home tournament with Ally Hogg a notable name from recent seasons.
Nearly 20,000 tickets have already been sold ahead of the event on the 5th and 6th of May, as the SRU looks to capture the attention of the region with exciting international running rugby in Glasgow for the first time.
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