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Mosquitoes Name Squad for Hottest 7s

The Land Rover NT Mosquitoes enter this weekend’s Coca-Cola Hottest 7s in the World with a real chance of a Top 4 finish for the first time.

The Mozzies are the Tournaments 8th seed and will line-up against two-time runner-up Gumatj Cavaliers. Eagle Warriors from Fiji and the Cancer Council NT Cougars from Darwin.

The 12-man squad contains seven players who represented the Northern Territory at last year’s National 7s Tournament in Adelaide two months ago where they finished fourth after defeating NSW along the way.

Coming into the squad are Territory players Drew Tobin who has represented the Mosquitoes on numerous occasions, Clancy Needham from Katherine Brahmans and new arrival Kanae Goidubu who will link up with the Rabbitohs this season.

Cassidy Holland  coach of Tribe 7s Women’s Team will again play for the Mozzies after making a valuable contribution last year while Sydney University’s Matthew Hood will also be a boost to home sides chances of success..

The Land Rover NT Mosquitoes Team is;

Ben Parkes - Uni Pirates

Bobby Nurse – Cougars

Ryan Oakley - Uni Pirates

Drew Tobin - Dragons

Clancy Needham - Katherine Brahmans

Vinny Mehn (c) - Souths

Robbie Butcher - Uni Pirates

Rhys Mulholland - Souths

Zac Phillips - Cougars

Kanae Goidubu - Souths

Cassidy Holland - Tribe 7s

Matthew Hood - Sydney Uni 7s

Coach - Tim Atkinson

Trainer - Chris Miller

Dr/Physio - Nathan Trist

Manager - James de Dassel


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