COVENTRY Rugby is fielding two teams at this Saturday’s Olney 7s, a qualifying round for the RFU 24/Sevens national competition.
Cov reached the final of the men’s open competition last year when Tom Jubb was named Brakspear player of the tournament.
Club captain Phil Boulton and Sam Tuitupou will manage the A squad of Nile Dacres, Heath Stevens, Scott Tolmie, Brett Daynes, Pete White, Will Maisey, Rob Knox, James Stokes, Max Trimble, Alex Grove, Ben Palmer, Cliffie Hodgson and Tom Jubb.
Supporting the senior group is a B squad, managed by Matt Price and Brendan Burke, of Development Academy players comprising Jake Byrne, Will Priestley, Cameron Gray, Kailus Hutchinson, Tom Price, Connor Adams, Sam Payne, Ollie Russell, James Neal, Kwaku Asiedu, Josh Palmer and Max Titchener.
The Buckinghamshire club will be showing the New Zealand-Lions Test match in their East Street clubhouse prior to a full day of Seven with men’s open, social and women’s competitions. Entry is free, and as well as food and an all-day bar, there are activities for children and all the family.
Tom Jubb receiving the Brakspear pewter tankard as the Olney 7s 2016 player of the tournament from Olney RFC president, Mannie Howkins.