Gayle Broughton – New Zealand Women’s Rugby Sevens Team

Gayle BroughtonGayle Broughton, 20 years old, was encouraged by her grandmother to participate in a sevens talent scout program put on by the New Zealand Rugby Union in 2012. Although she was skeptical to participate at first, she fell in love with the game and hasn’t looked back since. Aside from her grandmother, whom she credits for her success, Broughton admires teammate Kelly Brazier for her contributions on and off of the field.