UC7s Alumni on International Stage
In what has been a big week for the UC7s side, 5 players have been selected for international duty.
Sophie Quirk who played in two tournaments for the UC7s side in 2017 was been selected to represent the Uni Roo’s at the Summer Universiade in Namibia.
Finishing 2nd in their pool they were faced a tough South African Universities side in the Semi Final and cruised to a 31 – 10 Victory. In the final they faced France who had given Australian universities their only loss of the tournament. Australia while valiant fell short and were defeated by the French 24 – 7.
Congratulations Sophie and the rest of the Uni Roo’s 7s players on your silver Medal
In other news Yasmin Meakes, Cassie Staples and Sharni Williams have all been selected to represent Australia at the upcoming Rugby 7s World Cup in San Francisco. Yasmin and Cassie played in every tournament on the 2017 Aon Uni 7s series while Sharni played in the last two legs.
Congratulations to all three and we look forward to watching your first game on Saturday July 21st at 4.27am
The last selection to announce is Abby Gustaitis. Abby Represented the University in 4 or the 5 legs of the Aon Uni 7s Series in 2017. Off the back of strong performances throughout the year in the HSBC world series Abby has been selected for team USA for the Rugby 7s World Cup.
You can catch Abby’s first game against China on Saturday July 21st at 5.34am.
Congratulations to all 5 and we look forward to seeing you all back in uni colors soon!