Captain returns to Welsh sevens

Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:15
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Adam Thomas returns to captain the Wales Sevens as one of four changes for this weekend's event in Glasgow.

Adam Thomas returns to captain the Wales Sevens as one of four changes for this weekend's event in Glasgow.
 
Thomas will be joined by Pontypridd teammates Rhys Shellard and Owen Jenkins alongside Scarlets utility back Gareth Owen. 
 
Craig Price, James Davies, Alex Webber and Tom Williams step down from the side which reached the Plate final in the last tournament in Hong Kong.
 
Wales, currently 10th in the overall series rankings, are in the same group as Fiji, Kenya and Argentina .
 
Head coach Gareth Williams is confident his side can finish the season on a high note in Glasgow this weekend before next week's finale at Twickenham.
 
"We were encouraged by the effort the boys put in over the last two rounds in Tokyo and Hong Kong," he said.
 
"We showed a lot of improvement and to reach a quarter-final in Hong Kong was very pleasing
 
"We pushed South Africa all the way in the Plate final and considering they are currently second in the series that shows how far we have come as a team.”
 
"Two teams who are above us – Kenya and Argentina – are in the same pool as us this weekend so if we can string a couple of performances together there is no reason why we can't reach another quarter-final and move up in the overall rankings.” 
 
Wales Sevens squad:
 
Adam Thomas, Iolo Evans, Jason Harris, Rhys Shellard, Sam Cross, Lee Williams, Gareth Owen, Ross Jones, Will Price, Will Thomas, Luke Morgan, Owen Jenkins.
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Sat, 29 July 2017
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Lions v Hurricanes 12h30 Ellis Park
Sharks v Pumas 15h00 Durban
Sun, 30 July 2017
Free State Cheetahs v Western Province 12h30 Bloemfontein
RESULT SCORE
Sun, 23 July 2017
Pumas v Golden Lions 43 | 36
Sat, 22 July 2017
Griquas v Blue Bulls 45 | 51
Stormers v Chiefs 11 | 17
Lions v Sharks 23 | 21
Crusaders v Highlanders 17 | 0
Fri, 21 July 2017
Free State Cheetahs v Sharks 47 | 12
Brumbies v Hurricanes 16 | 35
Sat, 15 July 2017
Sharks v Lions 10 | 27
Bulls v Stormers 33 | 41
Force v Waratahs 40 | 11
Hurricanes v Crusaders 31 | 22
Chiefs v Brumbies 28 | 10
Sunwolves v Blues 43 | 21
Fri, 14 July 2017
Kings v Cheetahs 20 | 21
Rebels v Jaguares 29 | 32
SEVENS
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Pool 0
Team P W D L Pts
Spain Sevens 0 0 0 0 20
Korea Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Pool 00
Team P W D L Pts
Chile 0 0 0 1 10
Papua New Guinea 0 1 0 0 1
Pool 19
Team P W D L Pts
England Sevens 0 0 0 0 19
Pool 20
Team P W D L Pts
Uganda Sevens 0 0 0 0 2
Pool A
Team P W D L Pts
Fiji Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Canada Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Samoa 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
Pool C
Team P W D L Pts
United States Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Argentina Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 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
Russia Sevens 0 0 0 0 0
Pool
Team P W D L Pts
Wales Sevens
Hong Kong