Nick Cummins called up to Sevens side for Hong Kong

by staff

Nick Cummins has been called up to the Qantas Australian Men's Sevens squad by Head Coach Andy Friend for next week's Hong Kong Sevens.

The 28-year-old outside back replaces Henry Hutchison, who has failed to recover from a minor foot problem.

Cummins won the last of his eight World Series caps in May 2007 and last represented Australia in the abbreviated form of the game at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

New signing Frank Winterstein will also travel with the squad that heads to Hong Kong on Monday as the 13th player.

The 41st Hong Kong Sevens kicks off next Friday with Australia in Pool C alongside the USA, Argentina and Portugal with all of the action broadcast LIVE on FOX SPORTS.

Nick Cummins (Wallaby No 864)

Height: 1.89cm

Weight: 99kg

Born: 5 October 1987

Wallaby Test Caps: 15

Wallaby Test Debut: Argentina v Australia, Rosario, 6 October 2012

Qantas Australian Men's Sevens fixtures in Hong Kong, 8-9 April:

Australia v Argentina, Pool C, 10.28pm AEST (8 April)

Australia v Portugal, Pool C, 3.10pm AEST (9 April)

Australia v USA, Pool C, 7.10pm AEST (9 April)

Qantas Australian Men’s Sevens squad for the Hong Kong Sevens at Hong Kong Stadium:

1. Nick Cummins. Place of Birth: Port Macquarie, NSW

2. Tom Kingston. Club: Sydney University, NSW. Hometown: Sydney, NSW

3. Sam Myers. Club: Northern Suburbs, NSW. Hometown: Grenfell, NSW

4. Lewis Holland. Club: Queanbeyan Whites, NSW. Hometown: Queanbeyan, NSW

5. James Stannard. Club: Souths, QLD. Hometown: Brisbane, QLD

6. Con Foley. Club: University of Queensland. Hometown: Brisbane, QLD

7. Cameron Clark. Club: Northern Suburbs. Hometown: Sydney, NSW

8. Stephan Van Der Walt. Club: Souths, QLD. Place of Birth: Kersdop, South Africa

9. Ed Jenkins. Club: Sydney University, NSW. Hometown: Sydney, NSW

10. Allan Fa’alava’au. Club: Endeavour Hills, VIC. Hometown: Melbourne, VIC

11. John Porch. Club: Northern Suburbs, NSW. Place of Birth: Orange, NSW

12. Boyd Killingworth. Club: Warringah Rats, NSW. Hometown: Collaroy, NSW


13th player. Frank Winterstein. Place of Birth: Canterbury, NSW