However, Impala Saracens director of coaching Fred Ollows warned Kenya Sevens to be wary of the new format.

“It’s a World Cup and the stage and mindset is different,” said Ollows. “Tonga might not have beaten us in a long time but all games will be full of pressure.”

RWC pre-qualifier (quarters)

July 20

Kenya v Tonga meet Scotland

Canada v PNG meet Argentina

France v Jamaica meet Australia

Wales v Zimbabwe meet England

Samoa v Uganda meet New Zealand

Russia v Hong Kong meet Fiji

Japan v Uruguay meet SA

Ireland v Chile meet USA

Page 2 of 2