New Zealand’s sevens teams will face Australia before and after the Blues take on the Waratahs at Eden Park next weekend.

The mens and womens New Zealand sevens teams will play against their Australian counterparts before and after the Blues game against the Waratahs on May 22.
The IRBs world sevens series has been suspended for over a year because of the coronavirus pandemic and with the Olympic Games less than three months away, the game will be crucial for preparations.
We are really excited at what is going to be an amazing few hours of outstanding rugby action for our fans, Blues chief executive, Andrew Hore.
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There is a real vibe around the return of the trans-Tasman rugby rivalry, and everyone has been commenting on the exciting brand of rugby that has been on show in Australias Super Rugby competition.
We are only around 12 weeks out from the Sevens competition at the Tokyo Olympics, and we are thrilled to be able to host two of the leading Sevens nations, who will be in contention for medals, having their last public matches in New Zealand before their Tokyo campaign.
The Black Ferns Sevens and Australia women will kick things off at 3pm on Saturday, followed by the All Blacks Sevens.
The Super Rugby trans-Tasman game kicks off at 4.35pm,
The sevens return to the field for a further round of games with the women at 6.40pm and men at 7.03pm.