Sevens: Australia Ready To Represent On The Gold Coast

ARU Media and Brendan Bradford – The Australian squad has been named ahead of the 2013/14 HSBC Sevens World Series opener on the Gold Coast this weekend. With two uncapped players joining a well-established team, coach Michael O’Connor is confident his 12-man squad has the right balance to succeed over the weekend. “The side is the most experienced team I have taken into the opening tournament of the year,” he said. “Our two debutants, Alex Gibbon and Tom Lucas are both coming off impressive performances in Suva, Fiji last weekend at the 2013 Oceania Sevens Championship. I am confident they can step up and play at IRB level.” Selection in the national Sevens side caps off a stellar season for Southern Districts winger Gibbon. The speedster represented the Combined NSW/QLD Country Side agains
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