Pools confirmed for Perth HSBC SVNS
New Zealand's Sevens teams face tricky returns to the HSBC Sevens Series in Perth starting on January 26.
The Western Australian capital is staging the event for the first time.
The third-placed Black Ferns Sevens are drawn in a pool with the USA (sixth place), Ireland (7th) and Japan (10th).
Hosts Australia are leading the series after winning the first two tournaments of the 2023-24 series, while France is in second place.
The All Blacks Sevens, fourth in the men's series, are in a pool with third-place Fiji, France (8th) and Samoa (7th).