Another week, another Brumbies backline

By 30 April, 2009 3

The Brumbies have unveiled the line-up to play Queensland this Saturday.

    1. Ben Alexander
    2. Stephen Moore
    3. Salesi Ma’afu
    4. Ben Hand
    5. Peter Kimlin
    6. Mitchell Chapman
    7. George Smith
    8. Stephen Hoiles (c)
    9. Patrick Phibbs
    10. Matt Toomua
    11. Adam Ashley-Cooper
    12. Gene Fairbanks
    13. Tyrone Smith
    14. Stirling Mortlock
    15. Mark Gerrard

    Reserves:
    16. Huia Edmonds
    17. Nic Henderson
    25. Sitaleki Timani
    19. Henry Vanderglas
    20. Joshua Holmes
    21. Afusipa Taumoepeau
    22. Francis Fainifo

That back line looks more like a camel than a Brumby to me.

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3 Responses to Another week, another Brumbies backline
#1
justbands10:07 am, 30 Apr 09

Looks ok to me….Gerrard back from injury (he’s been our only consistent performer in the backs this year, sad to see him heading to Japan) & Mortlock out on the wing (had his one & only really good game for the year on the wing). Tyrone Smith has been pretty good & Toomua looked pretty good at No.10 for a guy playing his debut in a side beaten by 438328 points last week.

#2
vg1:27 pm, 30 Apr 09

Bench looks shallow. Tipped them for the loss this weekend. That means they will win

#3
frontrow2:46 pm, 30 Apr 09

Queensland were very entertaining last week. The young ex-Raider is taking to this rough approximation of the game they play in heaven quite well. They played expansively, didn’t run out of puff in the end and their handling was brilliant in the wet. If they hold onto their form it will be a tough day for the Brumbies.

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