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Hallam helps Wales to seventh spot at Commonwealth GamesApril 18th, 2018
Former Monmouth student Hallam Amos helped Wales to seventh place in the Rugby Sevens at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
The Dragons player, who has won 15 senior caps for Wales, scored one try in a hard-fought tournament, which was won by New Zealand.
Hallam, a former Head Boy at Monmouth School for Boys, featured in all of Wales’ matches in Australia.
Hallam came off the bench to score Wales’ final try in their opening Pool D match – a 31-5 victory against Uganda – and he played the second half of the one-sided 42-12 win against Sri Lanka.
The Old Monmothian also featured in the final pool match against Fiji – which the Pacific islanders edged 21-17 to top the group and shatter Wales’ medal hopes.
On the final day of the competition, Wales lost 19-12 to Scotland before bouncing back to end their campaign on a high note with a hard-fought 28-24 triumph against Kenya.
Team Wales finished seventh overall in the medal table as they celebrated their most successful Games with a record tally of 36, including 10 golds and 12 silvers.
Former Monmouth School for Boys’ student, track cyclist Lewis Oliva had a Games to remember, roaring to a stunning silver medal in the men’s keirin.