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Pairs Olympics 2024: Team GB name England backs Ellie Kildunne and Megan Jones in rugby sevens squad

Pairs Olympics 2024: Team GB name England backs Ellie Kildunne and Megan Jones in rugby sevens squad

The duo are joined by Amy Wilson Hardy, Ellie Boatman, Grace Crompton, Heather Cowell, Isla Norman-Bell, Jade Shekells, Lisa Thomson and Lauren Torley, who have all played representative rugby for England.

“It was extremely difficult to name 14 at this stage, as there are so many excellent players who have performed on the World Rugby SVNS stage to secure qualification for these Olympic Games,” GB head coach Ciaran Beattie said.

“We want to be competitive in Paris and approach each match as one that can be won, with the ultimate aim of medalling, at the same time being respectful of the huge quality of other teams.”

Team GB qualified for Paris 2024 last June after winning gold at the European Games.

The women’s sevens event at the Olympics starts on 28 July, with the GB men’s team needing to win the Olympic repechage tournament in Monaco this weekend to qualify.