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Chasing the crown

13 May 2014
Emilee Cherry of Australia makes a break during the women's cup final match between England and Australia on day two of the 2012 IRB Hong Kong Sevens at Hong Kong Stadium on March 24, 2012 in So Kon Po, Hong Kong.

RUGBY SEVENS: Australian Women's Sevens Head Coach Tim Walsh has named the 12-strong squad that he hopes will bring home the country's first ever IRB Sevens World Series title.

Matias Tudela of Spain is tackled by Peter Schuster of Australia during the Marriot London Sevens match between Australia and Spain at Twickenham Stadium on May 10, 2014 in London, England.

RUGBY SEVENS: Michael O'Connor's swansong as Men's Sevens Head Coach ended in heartache after his side pushed the 2013/14 World Series Champions New Zealand to the limit, eventually falling short in a points-laden Cup Final at the London Sevens.

Tom Lucas of Australia is dragged down by a dogged New Zealand defence during the IRB Glasgow Sevens - Day Two at Scotstoun Stadium on May 4 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Men’s Sevens team slipped to defeats against a powerful New Zealand outfit and an inspired England side on Day Two to finish their Glasgow Sevens campaign in joint-seventh place at Scotstoun Stadium.

Australia players celebrate they won second place at the awards ceremony after the day two of IRB Women's Sevens World Series Finals match between New Zealand and Australia on April 6, 2014 in Guangzhou, China.

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