Waratahs sign Brad Wilkin from Sevens program

The NSW Waratahs have signed Australian Sevens player Bradley Wilkin on a two year deal. Born in Yeoval in Central West NSW, Wilkin played his school rugby in  Brisbane and earned selection in the Australian Schoolboys side in 2012 and 2013, before joining the Australian Sevens program earlier this year. Despite a tough run of injuries in recent times, Waratahs coach Darryl Gibson said he jumped at the opportunity to bring Wilkin back to Sydney. “Brad has a tremendous amount of natural talent, and we have seen some outstanding work from him at the schoolboy and Under-20 level,” Gibson said. “Unfortunately he’s had a tough run of injuries that have hampered his progress, but we’re confident he will thrive in the training environment we have here at the Waratahs. “He’s a key long-term prospect for us, and he’ll have the opportunity to hone his skills and learn from one of the best flankers in the world in Michael Hooper. “Along with Jack Dempsey, Brad will add s
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