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Cacknell’s Dream Comes True

Team Fiji women’s rugby sevens head coach, Chris Cracknell said to coach the side to  next month’s Olympic Games is a ‘dream come true’ for him. Speaking to World Rugby,
25 Jul 2016 11:01
Cacknell’s Dream Comes True
Chris Cracknell

Team Fiji women’s rugby sevens head coach, Chris Cracknell said to coach the side to  next month’s Olympic Games is a ‘dream come true’ for him.

Speaking to World Rugby, Cracknell said he was fortunate to accept Ben Ryan’s invite to assist him in the 2014/15 World Sevens Series where Fiji won.

“This was after I retired as I had represented my country in sevens and had a grand fifteens career as well,” he said.

Cracknell said after the Series he was offered to take up the job of Women’s Rugby director and head coach for the women’s rugby sevens team.

He said thre is an abundance of rugby talents in the country.

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