Olympics the ‘big goal’ but affable Maddocks content running around for beloved Beasties

By Matt Findlay After making his international debut at the Paris Sevens earlier this month Will Maddocks, naturally, has an eye on representing Australia at next year’s Tokyo Olympic Games, saying “that would just be amazing”. Maddocks is as affable and unassuming bloke as you’d ever hope to meet though so despite not looking out of place and scoring with his first touch in green and gold, it’s an opportunity he’s hopeful of earning rather than expectant. In fact, typical of his humble nature, when speaking with Rugby News this week the 25-year-old provided a refreshingly candid perspective on potentially earning a berth at the 2020 Olympics. “The Olympics is what everyone in the sport and the Aussie program is looking forward to now and that’s definitely the big goal, for sure, but looking at that one I got a go in … we couldn’t qualify (for the Olympics) so I think they took a gamble and just sort of threw me in there,” Maddocks said. “It was j