Simon Kennewell
Position Forward
Date of birth 2 January 1997
Height 189cm
Weight 95kg
Debut Wellington, New Zealand - 2016
Caps 11

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 later performances saw Kennewell earn a permeant playing contract.

Kennewell was selected for the Australian team that played in the World Rugby U20s World Championship in June 2016 and earlier that year was a part of the Australian team that defeated New Zealand for the first time at U20s level. Making his debut at the Wellington Sevens, in January 2016, scoring a total of 90 points throughout the 2016/2017 leg of the World Series Sevens. Kennewell then furthered this with an additional 40 points during the 2017/2018 World Series.

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