Aussies sign on for Olympics

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 10:14
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Australia's Sevens team received a timely boost with seven of the country's most talented players signing on until the end of 2015 to help lead the country's quest to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Australia's Sevens team received a timely boost with seven of the country's most talented players signing on until the end of 2015 to help lead the country's quest to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Sevens player of the Year Con Foley and fellow Queenslander Nick Malouf, together with Cameron Clark, Jesse Parahi and Peter Schuster from NSW, Victoria's Allan Fa'alava'au and the ACT's Tom Cusack will all continue the journey on the Sevens pathway.

It is welcome news for Australia's Sevens team with the experience and talent amongst these key players set to strengthen the Men's Sevens Olympic qualification process across the next two years.

Other players on current contracts, including Ed Jenkins, Shannon Walker, Pama Fou and Lewis Holland, will be up for renewal from 2014.  

The Aussies' Road to Rio is already in full swing with Australia recording a series of scintillating victories to progress to the Cup Final against New Zealand during the opening round of the 2013/2014 IRB Sevens World Series on the Gold Coast in October.

They will look to continue this form in the next World Series round which takes place in Dubai next week - November 29 and 30.

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FIXTURE GMT VENUE
Fri, 26 August 2016
Golden Lions v Boland 15h00 Johannesburg
Pumas v Griquas 17h10 Kimberley
Sat, 27 August 2016
New Zealand v Australia 07h35 Wellington
EP Kings v Western Province 14h00 Port Elizabeth
Sharks v Blue Bulls 16h10 Durban
Argentina v South Africa 19h40 Salta
RESULT SCORE
Sat, 20 August 2016
South Africa v Argentina 30 | 23
Golden Lions v Griquas 24 | 30
Australia v New Zealand 8 | 42
Fri, 19 August 2016
Blue Bulls v EP Kings 49 | 35
Western Province v Free State Cheetahs 25 | 32
Boland v Sharks 20 | 41
Sat, 13 August 2016
Free State Cheetahs v Blue Bulls 43 | 20
Golden Lions v Pumas 68 | 26
Fri, 12 August 2016
Sharks v Griquas 46 | 24
EP Kings v Boland 10 | 28
Sat, 06 August 2016
Boland v Free State Cheetahs 16 | 44
Hurricanes v Lions 20 | 3
Fri, 05 August 2016
Pumas v Sharks 10 | 33
Blue Bulls v Western Province 45 | 26
Sat, 30 July 2016
Lions v Highlanders 42 | 30
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Pool 00
Team P W D L Pts
Brazil 7s 0 0 0 0 1
Korea Sevens 0 0 0 0 10
Pool 19
Team P W D L Pts
England Sevens 0 0 0 0 19
Pool A
Team P W D L Pts
Fiji Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Samoa Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Canada Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Pool B
Team P W D L Pts
New Zealand Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Australia Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
France Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Japan Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Pool C
Team P W D L Pts
Argentina Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
United States Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Russia Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Pool D
Team P W D L Pts
South Africa Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Kenya Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Portugal Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Pool
Team P W D L Pts
Wales Sevens
Zimbabwe 7s