Australian squad for Paris Sevens announced
May 5, 2000
Waratah winger Matt Dowling has been called into the Ricoh Australian Sevens team to contest the final IRB World Sevens Series tournament of the year, in Parison May 28-29.
Dowling's selection is the only change to the Australian line-up which competed in the Japan Sevens. He comes in for Marty Schleibs.
Coach Glen Ella says Dowling's extra experience and pace gave him the edge, butSchleibs is on standby in case Dowling is required for the National RicohChampionship. NSW play Queensland on June 3.
The Australian Sevens team for Paris is:
Ryan Constable (Queensland
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