22 Jan 2019

All Blacks Sevens finalise squad

10:07 am on 22 January 2019

The last five places in the New Zealand rugby sevens squad for 2019 have been confirmed with Sam Dickson signing on through to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Sam Dickson.
New Zealand v England, Semi Final.
Rugby Sevens. Robina Stadium. Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, Australia. Sunday 15 April 2018. © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Photo: Photosport / Andrew Cornaga

Dylan Collier has signed on for this year, while the others confirmed in the 20-man squad are Luke Masirewa, Tone Ng Shiu and Amanaki Nicole.

29 year old Dickson debuted for the All Blacks Sevens in Dubai in 2012 and is one of the team's most experienced players with 42 World Series tournaments along with appearances as the Rugby World Cup Sevens, Commonwealth Games and Olympic Games.

27 year old Collier debuted in Wellington in 2015 and has gone on to be a regular fixture in the All Blacks Sevens, amassing 29 World Series caps.

The New Zealanders compete in the Hamilton round of the World Series this weekend.

The All Blacks Sevens squad is;

Kurt Baker Manawatu

Ngarohi McGarvey-Black Bay of Plenty

Dylan Collier Waikato

Scott Curry Bay of Plenty

Sam Dickson Canterbury

Scott Gregory Northland

Trael Joass Bay of Plenty

Niko Jones Auckland

Andrew Knewstubb Horowhenua Kapiti

Vilimoni Koroi Otago

Luke Masirewa Bay of Plenty

Tim Mikkelson Waikato

Sione Molia Counties Manukau

Jona Nareki Otago

Amanaki Nicole Canterbury

Joe Ravouvou Auckland

Akuila Rokolisoa Counties Manukau

Tone Ng Shiu Tasman

Regan Ware Taranaki

Joe Webber Bay of Plenty