The BC Bears U18 Girls 7s are in action at the 2023 Global Youth Sevens Gold Coast this coming weekend – here is everything you need to know.
The Bears are one of 21 teams descending on Bond University for what will be an epic weekend of action. Led by Head Coach Darcy Patterson, the Bears will face tough opposition in the Renegades 32 Blue, Australian Cavaliers and Nauru.
The tournament will be livestreamed on the Next Gen Sevens website – details on how to purchase the livestream can be found below.
BROADCAST DETAILS – GLOBAL YOUTH SEVENS AUSTRALIA
Follow the steps below to stream the tournament live and watch the BC Bears in action!
- Go to NEXT GEN 7s and purchase a subscription at the Apple Store or on Google Play to watch live.
- Or Go to the Global Youth Sevens 2023 website HERE
- Click on the button STREAM NOW
- Look for your location for the best viewing options in your country.
BC BEARS U18 GIRLS 7s ROSTER
BC Rugby is delighted to announce the 12 athletes heading to Australia who will represent the BC Bears U18 Girls 7s team:
- Brooklyn Roddham
- Piper Jorgenson
- Gwen King
- Emilie Brett Frank
- Kelsa Kempf
- Saylor Pickrell
- Sierra Hamilton
- Isabella Anderton Teasdale
- Taylor Gotto
- Gabrielle Knox
- Hailey Hibbs
- Kamryn Howlett
The team will be coached by Darcy Patterson, while the squad will also be joined by athletic therapist Randy Hunter.
The selection process for the BC Bears U18 Elite Girls 7s team was very competitive and took into account key events throughout the BC Rugby season, including the 2023 Provincial Regional Championships (PRCs), 2023 Western Canadian Championships and the 2023 Kamloops 7s.
ABOUT THE GLOBAL YOUTH SEVENS
Global Youth Sevens (formerly the World School Sevens) is an international U18 Sevens Rugby tournament that has been in existence since 2016. It has featured over 100 teams over the last six years including teams from USA, Canada, Japan, Fiji, Australia, Samoa, Nauru and New Zealand. The tournament features national representative teams and composite teams including New Zealand Tongans, New Zealand Samoans and NZ Niue.
The vision of the tournament is to deliver a high-level professional event that provides the players, Coaches and management with a life-changing experience and provides an opportunity for the players to showcase their talents on a global stage.
Next Generation Sport is a leading sports marketing and event company that has been involved in sevens rugby for twenty years including being a sponsorship agent for the New Zealand edition of the HSBC Sevens World series for twelve years and also running the New Zealand National School Condor Sevens for eight years growing it from sixteen teams to over one hundred.