Larkham and Kafer back for Brumbies
February 10, 2000
Wallaby stars Stephen Larkham and Rod kafer return to the Brumbies' side for this weekend's trial against the Wellington Hurricanes.
Jones said his team will approach this match in a more serious manner than they did last week against the Chiefs ,' we treated the match as a true trial by giving all of our players as much time as possible on the field.This week, with the match being played in two forty minute halves, we'll be treating it more like a Super 12 competition match.We were pleased with the first trial but are aware that we will need to improve each week during the Super 12 to be competitive.'
The full Brumbies side is :
1. Bill Young 2. Jeremy Paul 3. Patricio Noriega 4. Justin Harrison 5. David Giffin 6. Owen Finegan 7. George Smith 8. Jim Williams 9. George Gregan 10. Stephen Larkham 11. Joe Roff 12. Rod Kafer 13. Stirling Mortlock 14. Mark Bartholomeusz 15. Andrew Walker
subs : 16. Travis Hall 17. James Holbeck 18. Craig McMullen 19. Josh Brich 20. Aaron Hardcastle 21. John Allen 22. Ipolito Fenukitau 23. Des Tuivaii 24. Troy Jaques 25. Ben Darwin 26. Simon Ross 27. Adam Freier.
Tom Hamilton reports back from the launch of the Guinness PRO12 where there is a renewed sense of optimism with all of the off-field changes to the league
So much for the great Australian revival, writes Greg Growden. It now has the potential of going off the rails after the capitulation at Eden Park
The latest Week in Pictures takes in photographs from the Rugby Championship, the Top 14 and the southern hemisphere domestic scene
As Ray McLoughlin prepares to celebrate his 75th birthday, Huw Richards pays tribute to the man and the selectors who had the wisdom to bring him into the Ireland fold