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Moore gets the nod as captain for the Brumbies crunch game against the Lions

By 26 April 2012 0

There aren’t many better opportunities in world rugby than a tour game against Johannesburg’s Lions.

It’s a legitimate outing in South Africa against a pretty ordinary team.

To that end the Brumbies have named their side for this crucial game.

Inspirational skipper Ben Mowen is out with a recurring neck complaint we can’t see being improved by the long flight home. Dan Palmer is also taking a rest at prop and Sam Carter is being stood down to the bench giving Peter Kimlin a chance to show us what he can do.

The backline from last week is being retained, despite the points coming for the replacements.

    University of Canberra Brumbies
    1. Ruaidhri Murphy
    2. Stephen Moore (c)
    3. Ben Alexander
    4. Scott Fardy
    5. Leon Power
    6. Peter Kimlin
    7. Michael Hooper
    8. Fotu Auelua
    9. Nic White
    10. Christian Lealiifano
    11. Joe Tomane
    12. Pat McCabe
    13. Andrew Smith
    14. Henry Speight
    15. Jesse Mogg

    Replacements
    16. Anthony Hegarty
    17. Scott Sio
    18. Sam Carter
    19. Ita Vaea
    20. Ian Prior
    21. Robbie Coleman
    22. Tevita Kuridrani

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