Youthful Bulls 7's side to take on Australian Universities first up at Springtime Rugby 7's this Sunday

Get at taste of what is to come in 2018 when the Singleton Bulls “Young Guns” Spring 7’s Squad take to the field against some quality opposition at Rugby Park on Sunday.

The new-look youthful squad boasts the likes of Luke Rees, Alex Vaughan, Cooper Harris, and Daniel Malloy.

And, sees the Bulls welcome home backrower, Harry Lind.

Young Guns Squad Luke Papworth Tom Johnson Rapine Mason Aaron Brennan Alex Vaughan Justin Robins Hare Heihana Luke Rees Daniel Bates Daniel Molloy Liam Bowden Brady Hay Kadin Howard Cooper Harris Harry Lind

The Springtime 7’s also heralds the return of local legend, Steve Merrick, to the First Grade coaching role.

Local legend, Steve Merrick is returning to the top job at the Singleton Rugby Club.

Local legend, Steve Merrick is returning to the top job at the Singleton Rugby Club.

All the action kicks off at 1.40pm when the Bulls taking on the Australian Universities Combined 7’s side.

Director of Rugby, Anthony Partridge, says there should be some great matches played considering the calibre of the teams taking part.

“The Hawthorn Academy side is a development squad full of up-and-coming young players and is coached by ex-NSW Waratah Stu Pinkerton, while accomplished coach,Todd Louden, is the man in charge of the West Harbour Pirates,” he explains.

“The bistro and bar will be open from 1.30pm and the grand-final is scheduled for 5pm followed by the presentation.”

He says it has been a positive start to the Bulls 2018 campaign with good numbers turning up at pre-season training.

“We actually had some early season selection dilemmas,” Partridge says.

Bursting with enthusiasm about what lies ahead for his beloved Bulls, he is gearing up for a big season now Merrick is back at the helm and they have some promising young players in the fold.

Singleton Bulls Spring 7’s Squad:

  • Luke Papworth;
  • Tom Johnson;
  • Rapine Mason;
  • Aaron Brennan;
  • Alex Vaughan;
  • Justin Robins;
  • Hare Heihana;
  • Luke Rees;
  • Daniel Bates;
  • Daniel Molloy;
  • Liam Bowden;
  • Brady Hay;
  • Kadin Howard;
  • Cooper Harris;
  • Harry Lind.