Peter Johnson (47)
If we loose any of our starters aside from CFS and possibly Clark (and I am being optimistic), it certainly will be the "B-" team options. And with so many "silver foxes", backing up over a few weeks will be challenging for those more mature players and may pull us down. I am not feeling very confident about next year.the Brumbies first choice backline remains very strong - something like:
All capped Wallabies this year except Muirhead, who has been in the squad all season.
But any injuries and the look of the side changes dramatically.
White at least covered by Lonergan.
CFS a fine cover for centre and wing, assuming he isn't injured.
But if they are relying on Ione, Clark, Creighton and Mogg for any substantial part of the season then it's a bit of a worry.
I am perplexed why all the young talent has rushed out the door especially from the backline. Not sure if it just mere coincidence. Is it seeking opportunities or some other factor like a change / addition last season prompting many to want to depart? Could just be me but its one hell of a coinseibidence.