Recap: Day One at Wellington Sevens

Last updated 05:00 03/02/2013
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A dejected New Zealand sevens team, led by captain DJ Forbes, trudge off Westpac Stadium after losing to Kenya in the semifinal.

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Welcome to Stuff.co.nz and The Dominion Post's live-blog coverage from day one of the 2013 Hertz Wellington Sevens from Westpac Stadium.

Stuff.co.nz's Stacey Kirk, The Dominion Post's Blair Ensor, Elle Hunt and Michael Forbes will provide updates, photos and insights from the stands and the concourse around Westpac Stadium throughout the day, while The Dominion Post's Toby Robson and myself (posting as Stuff.co.nz) will provide game updates and insights.

The on-field action kicks-off at 1pm with France vs Kenya, while New Zealand's biggest dress-up party has already started in the streets of Wellington this morning.

Gordon Tietjens' New Zealand side start their campaign at 3.12pm against England, with their other Pool A matches against Spain at 6.08pm and the USA at 9.56pm.

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