Nicole Beck
Position Utility
Date of birth 28 May 1988
Height 169cm
Weight 68kg
Debut Dubai, UAE - 2009
Caps 9

Biography

Hometown: Bulli, NSW

After Australia won the women's rugby sevens at the Olympics in August 2016, Nicole Beck had the unique honour of being the first player to win the both the Rugby World Cup Sevens (Dubai in 2009) and an Olympic Gold Medal.

Nicole was also captain of the Australian side that won silver at the Pacific Games in July 2015 - she was handed the honour of being flag-bearer for the Australian team competing in Papua New Guinea.

She became an internet sensation after her miraculous try-saving tackle against England at the Women's XVs Rugby World Cup in 2010 and one of the iconic moments of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games was Nicole celebrating, gold medal in hand with her daughter, Sophie. 

Commencing the year with the birth of her second child before backing it up as part of the University of Tasmania's team in the Aon University Sevens Series. Beck was one of the cornerstones of the team, having already had experience as a sevens player at varying levels which is reflected in her HSBC World Sevens Series circuit career results of 59 points. Beck's leadership and ability took UTAS to the semi final stages in the final round of the tournament and ensured the team avoided the wooden spoon in the competition's inaugural year. 

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