Tim Mikkelson was set to play in his 99th international sevens tournament, only to be ruled out with days to go. Photo: Shutterstock
Tim Mikkelson was set to play in his 99th international sevens tournament, only to be ruled out with days to go. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong Sevens: New Zealand pick a finally fit Tim Mikkelson, then injury strikes again

  • All Blacks name experienced side for first tournament of the season, with several players returning to fitness – but new Achilles blow thwarts unlucky Mikkelson
  • They face a tough pool in Hong Kong, drawn alongside World Series champions Australia, plus Samoa and the hosts

Tim Mikkelson was set to play in his 99th international sevens tournament, only to be ruled out with days to go. Photo: Shutterstock
Tim Mikkelson was set to play in his 99th international sevens tournament, only to be ruled out with days to go. Photo: Shutterstock
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