The Australian Rugby Union today announced Quade Cooper has joined the Qantas Australian Sevens program and will be available for selection for the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Strikes from forwards alongside a penalty corner helped Aussies secure their first 3-1 victory over Germany at the International Tri-Series.
The Qantas Australian Men's Sevens team will hand debuts to young forward Simon Kennewell and speedster John Porch for the third leg of the 2015-16 HSBC Sevens World Series in Wellington next weekend.
The Hockeyroos went down 2-0 to the Olympic and world champions, the Netherlands, in their second match of the TPG International Tri-Series in Singapore
The Rio 2016 Olympic dream is over for the Australian U-23 men after they were held to a goalless draw by Jordan in their final group game in Doha.
Australian defender Alex Gersbach says the Australians will put everything on the line in Thursday morning’s AFC U-23 Championships clash with Jordan to ensure their Rio Olympics dream stays alive.
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