Spring tour thread starting to talk of the line up for this game so thought it an opportune time to start the match thread..
Who are the smokies for the tour? Wouldn't really call him a smokie but I'd say they'll take Naisarani for development purposes, he can't get any.
While I'd be happy to see no change from the first test side I'd make the following minor adjustments:
1. Hooper (would have been 3 without the yellow) HM the backs given the conditions
SO Cheika has said we will be fielding our strongest possible team for all games on the tour. Do we think he includes this one in that statement or.
Folau being rested for the tour, great move I reckon. I'd say DP will tour as an apprentice and I also think Quade will tour.
No point fucking about, may as well get straight into it.
Do the recent similarities of both the Wallabies and Springboks getting trounced at their.
I think Timani should come in for Hanigan, don't care which of he or McMahon plays 8, it's academic really but I'd be inclined to leave McMahon there.
So we are looking at something like:
Just because there isn't a thread yet!
I think we'll see pretty much a follow on from last year's core side, with this match being used to get the rust out of the system before the.
Waratahs by 5.
CHIEFS v HURRICANES in Hamilton, Friday 5.35pm AEDT
CHIEFS (15-1): Damian McKenzie, Toni Pulu, Tim Nanai-Williams, Anton Lienert-Brown, James Lowe,.
Regardless of Kerevi's fitness I think this is the game to move Folau to 13. If Kerevi is fit play him at 12 and bench Hodge, if he's not then leave.
Someone had to start it!
There's a bit of 'so and so could get a shot on the EOYT' talk creeping in to the match threads so as the tour draws nearer I thought it pertinent to.
Wallabies to commence their undefeated run for the remainder of 2016. :)
Predicting anyone who was in the RWC Final 23 who is available will be in this 23...maybe some new blood to fill the gaps? Haylett-Petty a deserved.
Happy new rugby season!
I've taken the liberty to set up a GAGR league on the Fantasy Rugby Draft site. Last year they had a few teething problems.
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