Schoolboy prodigy gets Aussie Sevens call-up
SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: Australian Sevens squad has been named with schoolboy prodigy Angus Bell and Stu Dunbar named in the touring squad for the Los Angeles leg of the Series.
Bell who has come up through the NSW Rugby system and represented Australia U18s on the tour to UK and Ireland last year will be a part of the touring squad for the first of two North American rounds of the Sevens World Series.
Speedster, Rod Davies returns to the squad having overcome injury and will complement Henry Hutchison on the wing.
The Aussie 7s will meet Scotland, Samoa and tournament host USA in the battle of Pool C as the men in gold look to gain valuable Series points as we enter the halfway mark of the Sevens World Series.
Australian Sevens Head Coach, Tim Walsh said: “Entering the halfway point of the Series rewards consistency reflected in World Series standings.
“In LA bettering ourselves is always key to performance and more rewarding outcomes.
“Every pool is competitive but we are pleased to have USA in the USA especially after our performance against them in Sydney.
“Stu and Angus have earned their selections through consistent training performances and positional talent. Both bring different roles tactically, mentally and physicality and we’re looking forward to seeing them compete”.
The 13th reserve will be confirmed next week.
Australia Sevens: Henry Hutchison, Dylan Pietsch, Rod Davies,
Lewis Holland, Lachlan Miller, Joe Pincus, Josh Turner, Stu Dunbar, Trae Williams, Nick Malouf (captain), Maurice Longbottom, Lachlan Anderson, Angus Bell.