8 club players named to make Aussie 7s debut at Oceania tournament

Eight uncapped players have been named to potentially make their Australian Sevens debut at this weekend's Oceania Sevens tournament. On the back of three straight tournament victories, Australian coach Andy Friend has opted to give an opportunity to some of the younger players in the squad, to ensure more game time for all players heading into the start of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Dubai on December 2. “With eight guys to get their first cap for Australia, it gives our squad another opportunity to demonstrate the inroads we have been making across our entire squad following on from our success at the Central Coast Sevens," Friend said. “It is a massive year for our game and these guys know that we are still looking to secure some tier one contracts to enhance our squad.” Assistant coach Jarred Hodges will coach the team in Fiji. “There is some really exciting talent in this group and I’m looking forward to seeing what they do on the park this weekend, in
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