Thursday, January 24, 2013

Eagles Roster For Wellington 7's Announced


Alex Magleby has announced the 12 players that will represent the Eagles in the Wellington 7's. Ten of the 12 players that played in the South Africa 7's return with Blaine Scully and Andrew Durutalo coming into the team in place of Nate Augsburger and Brett Thompson. Both Scully (achilles) and Durutalo (knee) have fully recovered from their injuries. For Scully the tournament comes roughly a year after he sustained his injury. Matt Hawkins will captain the team once again.

The Eagles will play Spain on Thursday evening U.S. time followed by England and hosts New Zealand on early Friday morning. The team is coming off a Cup quarterfinal appearance and has more points in the IRB Sevens Series than both England and Spain. New Zealand leads the competition.

Roster: Andrew Durutalo, Nick Edwards, Jack Halalilo, Matt Hawkins (c), Colin Hawley, Luke Hume, Carlin Isles, Folau Niua, Blaine Scully, Shalom Suniula, Zach Test, and Maka Unufe.

Schedule:

Eagles vs. Spain: January 31 (Thursday) 9:34 p.m. et/6:34 p.m. pt
Eagles vs. England: February 1 (Friday) 12:30 a.m. et/9:30 p.m. (Thursday) pt
Eagles vs. New Zealand: February 1 (Friday) 5:55 a.m. et/2:55 a.m. pt

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