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Brumbies picked to take on the Sharks

By 29 March 2012 3

The Brumbies have named their side to play Durban based Sharks this Saturday at Canberra Stadium:

Keen RiotACT watch Ruaudhri Murphy is getting a starting run for Dan Palmer who’s feeling poorly.

Matt Toomua is a little lucky to be coming back into the side at fly half after Christian Leiliifano’s sizzling game last week. Lealiifano moves to inside centre and McCabe to the wing.

Joe Tomane’s going to be used as an impact player from the bench. After his two try effort last week one hopes they don’t leave him there too long. Henry Speight is going to be feeling some pressure to perform one would think.

The last time the Sharks won in Canberra was 1998, so it would be nice to keep them out.

Here’s the team:

    University of Canberra Brumbies
    1. Ruaidhri Murphy
    2. Stephen Moore
    3. Ben Alexander
    4. Leon Power
    5. Sam Carter
    6. Peter Kimlin
    7. Michael Hooper
    8. Ben Mowen
    9. Ian Prior
    10. Matt Toomua
    11. Henry Speight
    12. Christian Lealiifano
    13. Andrew Smith
    14. Pat McCabe
    15. Jesse Mogg

    Replacements
    16. Anthony Hegarty
    17. Scott Sio
    18. Scott Fardy
    19. Ita Vaea
    20. Nic White
    21. Zack Holmes
    22. Joe Tomane

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3 Responses to Brumbies picked to take on the Sharks
#1
CrocodileGandhi5:23 pm, 29 Mar 12

Speight has been mostly outstanding and is probably our most dangerous ball runner. One would think that McCabe would be in more danger of losing his spot if these things were decided entirely on form.

#2
Secret Squirrel11:51 am, 30 Mar 12

Nick White still on the bench. Prior has a good passing game but doesn’t run the ball, Nick is such a good attacking scrum half.

#3
Eyeball In A Quart J11:56 am, 30 Mar 12

Nic White has been suffering from a virus which Dan Palmer now appears to have contracted.

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