20/11/2013 – Simon Amor changes four for Dubai
England Sevens head coach has announced his team for the second stop of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Dubai. The changes of the 12-man strong group, include the insertion of Jeff Williams, Sam Edgerley and Marcus Watson. In addition Alex Gray will make his debut for England Sevens. Amor commented on his changes that “competition has been fierce, which is exactly what you want as a coach to keep driving up standards… an excellent opportunity to step up.“ Newcomer Gray lead the England U20 side containing England Senior players Owen Farrell, Christian Wade and Joe Launchbury to the final of the 2011 Junior World Championship and signed a full-time England Sevens contract last summer. Rob Vickerman (back), Callum Wilson (toe) and Mark Odejobi (foot) miss out through injury.
England Sevens Team for Dubai: Dan Bibby * Phil Burgess * Sam Edgerley Mike Ellery * Alex Gray * Tom Mitchell Dan Norton * Tom Powell * James Rodwell Mathew Turner * Marcus Watson * Jeff Williams For the full story on ur7s please click here.