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The sevens team, Melbourne, 2006 (1st of 2)

The sevens team, Melbourne, 2006

Rugby sevens has been a Commonwealth Games sport since 1998, and by 2018 the New Zealand team had won gold in the event five times. In this photograph, the team performs a victory haka after placing first at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games in 2006.

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Joseph Romanos, 'Olympic and Commonwealth games - Commonwealth Games stars', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/37946/the-sevens-team-melbourne-2006 (accessed 8 July 2020)

Story by Joseph Romanos, published 5 Sep 2013, reviewed & revised 16 Sep 2016