Henry Speight joins Aussie 7’s for Olympics

Wallabies winger Henry Speight has agreed to a new three-year deal with the ARU and the Brumbies that will see the Fijian born flyer join the Australian Sevens Program in 2016, ahead of the Rio Olympics. Sleight will split his time between Sevens and Super Rugby next season but will be available to play in the Sydney, Hong Kong and London legs of the 2015/16 World Rugby Sevens series, as well as the Olympics - should Australia qualify. Following the Olympics, Speight will join the Wallabies for the remainder of the Rugby Championships, before linking with the Brumbies for the 2017 and 2018 Super Rugby season. “I am grateful to both the ARU and the Brumbies for giving me the opportunity to continue playing for the Wallabies as well as having a chance to go to an Olympic Games. We still have to qualify for Rio, but I’m confident that we’ll get through and can push for a medal," Speight said. “Sevens is massive in Fiji where I grew up and I’ve always enjoyed playing it.
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