Olympic 7s: Henry Speight and Tom Kingston heading to Rio

Henry Speight and Tom Kingston are heading to the Rio Olympics, after being named as Australia's travelling reserves for the historic tournament. Speight was initially ruled out of contention with a knee injury but has made an impressive recovery while Kingston was unlucky not to be selected in the 12-man playing squad after a strong 2015-16 World Series. Injuries have hung over parts of the Sevens squad and coach Andy Friend was quick to iterate that players should be approaching the Rio countdown as if they were all still in the mix. The squad leaves Australia on Tuesday with the men's tournament to begin on August 9.
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