Ryan Howe is fast, really fast, and when it comes to sevens rugby, speed is one of the greatest assets. His dad is a Kiwi and his mum is Filipino and last month the former John Paul College student helped the Philippines Sevens team reach the quarter-finals of the qualifier tournament at the Hong Kong Sevens. However, if you'd told Howe a few years ago that he'd be playing international sevens in front of 40,000 screaming fans he would've laughed in your face. Sports reporter David Beck spoke to the 26-year-old about his meteoric rise.

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