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21 October 2018 7:33 AM University of Canberra struggle without stood-down stars

The University of Canberra women's sevens team endured a tough weekend but finished on a high in the final leg of the University Sevens series in Adelaide. Quintet Paremo Marsh, Ngawai Eyles, Regan Hart, Tayla Stanford and Jess Howard were sorely missed as Canberra finished the season in sixth place. They were shut out by Bond University 29-0, the University 14

6 October 2018 7:36 AM University of Canberra smashed in penultimate sevens round

The University of Canberra sevens side slumped to horror defeats in the penultimate round of the national series, leaking a combined 113 points to be languishing after day one. A re-jigged Canberra struggled to find cohesion on the Gold Coast after injuries and player unavailability forced coach Dave Grimmond to make seven changes to his touring squad 15

4 October 2018 10:20 AM University of Canberra coach Dave Grimmond backs fresh faces to shine

"But we've got a squad that's strong enough. Hopefully we can do some good things. We're sitting fourth on the ladder, we're coming together. But it just comes down to one or two percenters [in sevens]. "We feel we're up there with the top three or four and our depth is getting better because we're exposing more and more players to this top level 10

3 October 2018 6:50 AM Sammie Wood ruled out of University of Canberra sevens squad

The University of Canberra has made six changes to its squad for the fourth round of the national series after injuries and representative duties forced coach Dave Grimmond into an overhaul. Skipper Sammie Wood has been ruled out with a wrist injury, while United States import Abby Gustaitis has returned home to play for the national side. Sammie Wood, left, and Kasey 16

8 September 2018 1:30 PM Australian sevens skipper Sharni Williams re-signs for Tokyo Olympics

The chance to chase back-to-back Olympic Games gold medals convinced skipper Sharni Williams to re-sign with the Australian sevens program, vowing to bury 12 months of injury frustration to chase a ticket to Tokyo. It can be revealed Williams is the latest sevens champion to commit to the team, further boosting their hopes of chasing another gold medal 29

8 September 2018 7:48 AM Heartbreak for University of Canberra sevens puts titles hopes on edge

"We had our chances. It comes down to the last split-second focus points," said Canberra coach Dave Grimmond. "Our girls have come a long way in the last four or five games. It's disappointing, but we take a lot of heart out of where we've come from. "We lost two games after the bell. Can you believe it? It's tough - a cruel game in sevens. It can go one way or the other 31

6 September 2018 10:00 AM Kasey Dragisic ready for rugby comeback in university sevens series

UC sevens players Sammie Wood, Kasey Dragisic, and Breanna Toze all come from different sporting backgrounds. Kasey Dragisic has spent the past year terrorising Canberra rugby league teams, but the chance to put some fun back into rugby union convinced her to take a chance on the University sevens series. Dragisic will make her rugby comeback when Canberra 27

5 September 2018 6:20 AM Wallaroo Georgia O'Neill to make University of Canberra sevens debut

"Playing for the Wallaroos was mind blowing. It was just an amazing experience and now I've got to switch focus from 15-a-side to sevens. "When I first started playing rugby, I started playing sevens in a trial game for Gungahlin College. Then I moved into the Brumbies sevens with the schoolgirls, so that's where I started." The Canberra side finished 30

26 August 2018 10:45 AM University of Canberra sevens to add Sharni Williams for home series

The University of Canberra sevens side is set to be bolstered by the addition of Australian skipper Sharni Williams, but the veteran star may only play a role as a mentor when the series moves to the capital. Canberra regrouped after a day-one fade to win two of their three games in Hobart on Sunday, finishing fifth of 10 teams at the opening weekend 31

25 August 2018 7:41 AM Brumbies tips help Ngawai Eyles make switch from netball to UC sevens

"I've played touch footy in the netball off-season. I dabbled in a bit of rugby sevens four or five years ago because all of my friends were playing, but that was it," Eyles said. "I've never been in a proper team environment, so this is the first time I'm committing to a team environment. "Netball is my number one sport but our off-season training was by playing 39