Chancellor flicking the switch for rugby success

The Wallaroos breakaway made her debut for Australia during the historic double header at ANZ Stadium in August.
She turned out in the green and gold a week later at Eden Park and though the results weren't in the Wallaroos' favour, the progress of women's rugby certainly is.
Chancellor is in the thick of it. Not only is she part of the national XVs program, but she has a foothold in sevens too — the form of the game where she first began. She is becoming adept at juggling the two.
Last weekend she captained Macquarie Uni to a win in the second round of the Uni 7s competition, the first time a university other than Queensland has won a round, ever.
This weekend she runs out as part of Sydney Uni's undefeated women's club team when they face Warringah Ratettes in the grand final.
Chancellor is upfront about the difficulties of switching between the two forms of the games, but she loves it and will take whatever opportunity she can to succeed, from wherever it may come.
'I've always played sevens because I love it,' she told Swoop.
'I started in sevens, I got an early opportunity to train with the Australian team which was fantastic and they kindly said ‘no thank you' because my skill set wasn't good enough. That was absolutely fair and I turned to XVs because of that and I have almost never looked back.
'I like the different cultures that both versions of the game bring, but no woman would ever turn down an opportunity to play for their country or have the opportunity to be a professional athlete.
'If any opportunity came up, I would take it with both hands, but at this stage I'll happily sit as a Wallaroo and know that's where my skill set is.'
Chancellor has spent this week mentally preparing for Sydney's club rugby grand final this weekend.
She has been getting her head around focusing on the contact zone again and following around the ruck, rather than having her passing game as priority and holding depth.
Her Sydney Uni side are clear favourites after going this season without loss, but Chancellor is wary of that hurting them in the game that matters most. Warringah are an experienced side that upset Uni in last year's decider.
Chancellor is adamant there can only be one outcome this time: a Sydney Uni win.
'Yes. We have to,' she said.
'You've got the extra pressure of going undefeated in a season and sometimes that can be your worst enemy because you don't know how to lose and you don't know how to play a tough game. We really haven't had a tough battle in our XVs club season this year.
'When Warringah bring it, which we know they will, they know how to play grand final footy, we just need to have the belief that we can do it like we have all season.'
Sydney Uni v Warringah Ratettes: Woollahra Oval, Saturday September 15 at 11.30am

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