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Nicole Beck (born 28 May 1988) is a female Australian rugby union player who plays as a wing for AustraliaSydney and Sydney University. A former Australian touch football representative, she was selected by Wallaroos coach Steve Hamson after just two games of 15-a-side rugby and made her international debut in the test match lost 36-3 to the Black Ferns on 14 October 2008 at Viking Park in Canberra.[1] Only a few months before, Beck had been chosen to play with Australia Women’s Sevens for the 2009 World Cup qualifiers scheduled on 25–26 July 2008 at Apia Parkin Samoa.[2] She scored a decisive try on full-time in the 22-15 win against New Zealand, claiming the Oceania Sevens champions title.[3] The following year Australia won the Rugby World Cup Sevens defeating 15-10 New Zealand in a final started with a try by Beck in the second minute and ended inextra-time with a golden point strike by Shelly Matcham.[4] She played an important role in Australia's third place at the 2010 Women's Rugby World Cup, scoring 1 try, 11 conversions and 1 penalty, becoming one of the nominees for the 2010 IRB Women's Personality of the Year[5] and pulling off a great try-saving tackle on Fiona Pocock during the semi-final against England.[6] Beck currently studies Physical and Health Education at the University of Wollongong.

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