ABI BURTON - RUGBY
Abi is part of the England women’s 7s squad who are hoping to qualify for the coming Olympics in 2020. The season of 2018/2019 Abi will be returning from a ankle reconstruction which occurred when playing for Gloucester Hartpury in the Tyrell’s premier 15s. The Gloucester Hartpury team which Abi was part of in 2018 finished 4th in the Premiership and 1st in the premiership 7s where Abi made her return from injury.
So far Abi has had the privilege to play for England in Kazan, Russia on the last leg of the Europeans and hopes to get capped this coming season in the World Series.
Along side rugby Abi competed to a high standard in athletics competing in javelin and discus, however she decided at 16 to change fully to her passion of Rugby. Prior to being apart of the England women’s squad, Abi was part of the England U18 squad that became European champions in 2017.