ALVIN SALLAY

More than two decades after his dad, Frank Bunce, played for New Zealand at sevens, Jordan Bunce will turn out for the All Blacks Sevens at Hong Kong Stadium next weekend. And while most things might have changed there is one constant – Gordon Tietjens was already coaching the team in 1993.

Hong Kong have a long journey home in which to come to terms with the abrupt and brutal end to their World Cup dreams after being beaten 28-3 by Uruguay in Montevideo.