Simon Kennewell
Position Forward
Date of birth 2 January 1997
Height 189cm
Weight 95kg
Debut Wellington, New Zealand - 2016
Caps 9

Biography

Hometown: Sydney, NSW

Simon Kennewell joined the Australian Sevens program in September 2015 after impressing at the National Sevens Championship in March and then at the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa. A series of powerful performances at the high-class event in Apia in September 2015 persuaded the National Sevens program to offer Kennewell a permanent contract.

Kennewell was selected for the Australian team that played in the World Rugby U20s World Championship in June 2016. Kennewell was born in Sydney, NSW, and attended Newington College where he furthered his development in XVs Rugby. Before transferring to the Sevens version of the game making his debut at the Wellington Sevens, in January 2016, scoring a total of 90 points throughout the 2016/2017 leg of the HSBC World Series Sevens.

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