Castleford RUFC Girls, on behalf of the whole club, wish good luck to former player, Abi Burton, as she and the rest of the GB7s squad head off to the Tokyo Olympics for the Olympic 7s competition starting on 26 July through to 31 July. It will be a very tough competition involving the very best teams that have had to prequalify for the tournament; New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, USA, Kenya, Japan, Canada, Russia, China, France and Brazil.
Abi played for our U15s (and was a member of the team that won the RFU U15s National Girls’ Cup in 2015) and U18s before leaving for Hartpury College and then England 7s and Wasps. Abi's England 7s shirt is displayed in the clubhouse.
The full GB7s Olympics squad is:
Holly Aitchison Abbie Brown Abi Burton Deborah Fleming Natasha Hunt Megan Jones Jasmine Joyce Alex Matthews Celia Quansah Helena Rowland Hannah Smith Emma Uren
Reserve: Lisa Thomson