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Cameron Clark out of Dubai Sevens

  
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11/26/2013


A slight quadriceps strain to Cameron Clark has forced a change to the Qantas Men's Sevens for the second round of the 2013/14 HSBC Sevens World Series in Dubai this week.
 
Clark will be replaced by James Stannard who featured in the Qantas Men's Sevens side that progressed to the Cup Final in the opening HSBC Sevens World Series round on the Gold Coast in October.
 
The 30-year-old former Western Force and Japanese Top League representative made his Australian Sevens debut back in 2010.
 
He was a member of the Australian side that won a Silver medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, and captained the side that won the London Sevens at Twickenham in the same year.
 
After returning from Japan in 2012, he represented Australia at four of the Sevens World Series Rounds and at the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Moscow this year. Dubai will be Stannard's 14th cap.
 
Clark is expected to be fit for selection for rounds four and five of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Las Vegas and Wellington next January and February 2014.
 
The Qantas Men's Sevens team was named in Pool B alongside Wales, Scotland and Spain for the Sevens World Series in Dubai which runs from 29 - 30 November 2013. 

The revised Qantas Men's Sevens squad for the second Sevens World Series round in Dubai is below:
 

Name

Club

Hometown

Paul Asquith

Southern Districts, NSW

Wollongong, NSW

James Stannard

Souths, QLD/ Palmyra, WA/  Eastwood, NSW

Brisbane, QLD

Con Foley

University of Queensland, QLD

Brisbane, QLD

Lewis Holland

Queanbeyan Whites, NSW

Braidwood, NSW

Greg Jeloudev

Sydney University, NSW

Sydney, NSW

Ed Jenkins (c)

Sydney University, NSW

Sydney, NSW

Tom Lucas

Sunnybank, QLD

Rockhampton, QLD

Nick Malouf

University of Queensland, QLD

Sunnybank, QLD

Sean McMahon

GPS Rugby, QLD

Brisbane, QLD

Luke Morahan

University of Queensland, QLD

Gold Coast, QLD

Jesse Parahi

Northern Suburbs, NSW

Avoca Beach, NSW

Shannon Walker

Easts, QLD

Kyogle, NSW

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