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Singha 7s is on Temm’s radar

Daniel Temm of Newcastle Falcons  picture by Nigel Roddis

Fitness and impressing the boss are the two main reasons players usually hope to be included in their club’s Singha Premiership Rugby 7s squad, but for Newcastle Falcons’ Daniel Temm he has an additional motivating factor; one you would not expect from a back-rower – elaborate celebrations.

Temm impressed during his side’s Premiership Rugby 7s campaign last year, as Newcastle topped their group before losing their quarter-final and plate semi in the Finals event the following week.

And the New Zealander, who initially moved to the UK to play cricket, is desperate to be selected once again when Series hits Kingston Park this Saturday.
 
Group D

Saturday, 22 August – Kingston Park, Newcastle – Kick off 4pm
Leicester Tigers, Newcastle Falcons, Sale Sharks, Worcester Warriors

4pm – Leicester Tigers v Newcastle Falcons
4.25pm – Worcester Warriors v Sale Sharks
4.55pm – Worcester Warriors v Leicester Tigers
5.20pm – Newcastle Falcons v Sale Sharks
5.50pm – Leicester Tigers v Sale Sharks
6.15pm – Worcester Warriors v Newcastle Falcons
 
Temm said: “It was a really good experience being able to play with just a few close mates.

“The squad we took last year all knew each other well, we got on well and I have some good memories of working hard together and getting a few rewards.

Tickets for the Singha Premiership Rugby 7s Series are now on sale. For full details see premiershiprugby.com/7s

“I would love to be involved again this year. It is a good way of getting back into tackling, full flight running and a few rucks and things like that before the XVs rugby season starts again.

“I also have a few new try celebrations that I would like to bring out of the bag as well so it would be good to be involved.

“You will have to wait to see what they are. I brought the Harley Davidson out last year for my one try but I wasn’t in full flight because I was so tired but maybe I could use a couple more if I am involved.”

The Singha Premiership Rugby 7s Series guarantees thrilling rugby and this year’s event will have an added incentive with 7s rugby appearing at the Olympics for the first time next summer in Rio.

The four Group stages take place at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on August 15, the Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester, on August 20, the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, on August 21 and Newcastle’s Kingston Park a day later, with the Series Final on August 28 at the Twickenham Stoop.

Tom Catterick, Chris Harris and Temm are just a few of the Newcastle players who impressed at last year’s Singha Premiership Rugby 7s Series before being called up to the first team squad later in the season.

Temm, 24, added: “It is a really good opportunity for the younger players to impress.

"From our group stages last year, four or maybe even five guys got pulled out of the squad to go to play in France the first team’s pre-season friendly so it is a good chance because you are on the big stage, the TV cameras are there and you are playing against good players as well.

“The coaches do take notice and it is a really good opportunity to get noticed.”

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