Super Rugby


6/16/2018

Junior Wallabies named for final Test against Argentina


The Junior Wallabies side to play Argentina at the World Rugby U20s Championship Fifth Place Final has been named as Australia fights for a fifth placed ranking. 

St.George Queensland Reds lock Harry Hockings will extend his leadership role on the field being named vice captain for the clash with Sunnybank’s Isaac Lucas returning to the side via the bench. 

Junior Wallabies Head Coach Jason Gilmore said: “Argentina presents a unique challenge for us and for everyone in the squad it’ll be their first time playing Argentina. 

“They have played some really good Rugby at this tournament and have threats in both the forwards and backs.

“Our team has prepared well throughout the week and we are looking forward to the match as we aim to finish 2018 on a high.” 

Argentina come into the Fifth Place Final having accounted for Wales 39-15. 

Australia will play Argentina U20s at Stade de la Mediterranee, Béziers, with the match to kick off at 10pm on Sunday 17 June. The match will be broadcast LIVE on FOX SPORTS. 

1.Harry Hoopert, QLD, Brothers, Jondaryn
2. Efi Ma’afu, QLD, Wests
3. Tom Ross 
4. Angus Blyth, QLD, Bond University, Gold Coast
5. Harry Hockings (vc), QLD, University of Queensland, Bowen
6. Rory Suttor 
7. Fraser McReight, QLD, Brothers, Sunshine Coast
8. Josh Kemeny 
9. Ryan Lonergan (c)
10. Hamish Stewart, QLD, Bond University, Toowoomba
11. Mack Hansen 
12. Bayley Kuenzle 
13. Semisi Tupou 

14. Isiah Latu 
15. Lawson Creighton, QLD, Brothers 

Reserves 
16. Sama Malolo 
17. George Francis 
18. Charlie Hancock 
19. Esei Ha’angana 
20. Pat Tafa 
21. Tate McDermott, QLD, University of Queensland, Sunshine Coast 
22. Isaac Lucas, QLD, Sunnybank  
23. Will Harrison 

ENDS 

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