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National 7s Squad Poise To Get DJ Forbes Boost

Last update: 06/03/2018

KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 (Bernama) -- The Malaysia Rugby Union (MRU) is expected to get the service of former New Zealand All Blacks captain, Derek Jamie Forbes to prepare the national sevens squad for the 2018 Commonwealth and Asian Games.

MRU president, Datuk Shahrul Zaman Yahya hinted the development in his Instagram account yesterday when he uploaded a cartoon caricature of the star player who is better known as DJ Forbes.

According to the picture caption, Shahrul had challenged his followers to guess the individual and thanked the Youth and Sports Minister as well as the National Sports Council (MSN).

"Guess who is coming to town to help our Malaysia 7's team prepare for the Commonwealth and Asia Games!!! Tq @khairykj tq @msn_malaysia_official," said Shahrul in Instagram site, Instagramnya @shahrulyahya.

DJ Forbes, 35, demonstrated his prowess when he turned out for All Blacks in 2006 and had lifted several accolades including the 2006 Commonwealth Games gold medal and the 2013 Rugby 7s World Cup.....


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