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‘Lame activities’: Bizarre training ploy preparing rugby sevens stars for Olympic cauldron

‘Lame activities’: Bizarre training ploy preparing rugby sevens stars for Olympic cauldron

In short:

Under coach Tim Walsh, Australia’s women’s rugby sevens team have a history of operating outside the box.

Walsh’s latest scheme, ahead of next month’s Paris Olympic campaign, involved training with a soundtrack of crowds jeering.

What’s next?

Australia are reigning world champions, but face Ireland and Great Britain in their Olympic Games pool.

The latest on a long list of “lame activities” will have Charlotte Caslick and her teammates ready when they can’t hear each other above the 80,000 screaming Stade de France spectators.

Under coach Tim Walsh, Australia’s women’s rugby sevens team have a history of operating outside the box.

Walsh’s latest scheme, ahead of next month’s Paris Olympic campaign, caught the side off guard.