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Brumbies named for the Rebels

By johnboy - 9 June 2011 0

The Brumbies are calling their opponents a rabble in the media release naming the side to take on the Melbourne franchise.

Mitchell Chapman will slide to the back of the scrum at No 8, while Henry Vanderglas will take his place at blind-side flanker in his first Super Rugby start.

Onto the bench come two new debutants in Sam Carter and Tom Boidin – Carter at lock and Boidin as a loose forward. Both players have been working hard with their club side, Sydney University and were key performers for the Brumby Runners earlier in the year.

Carter has been signed to the fulltime squad for the 2012 and 2013 seasons.

The backline remains the same with Head Coach Tony Rea pleased with McCabe’s switch to inside centre against the Reds.

And the full team is:

    CA Technologies Brumbies
    1. Jerry Yanuyanutawa
    2. Stephen Moore
    3. Ben Alexander
    4. Peter Kimlin
    5. Ben Hand
    6. Henry Vanderglas
    7. Julian Salvi
    8. Mitchell Chapman
    9. Patrick Phibbs
    10. Matt Giteau
    11. Adam Ashley-Cooper
    12. Patrick McCabe
    13. Tyrone Smith
    14. Henry Speight
    15. Christian Lealiifano

    Replacements
    Anthony Hegarty
    Jono Owen
    Sam Carter
    Tom Boidin
    Nic White
    Robbie Coleman
    Andrew Smith

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