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Fijian 3 Stay On For The Wallabies

Fijians Marika Koroibete, Samu Kerevi and Rob Valetini have retained their spots in the Wallabies side to face South Africa at the Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane on Saturday. Wallabies coach Dave
17 Sep 2021 12:30
Fijian 3 Stay On For The Wallabies
Fijians Marika Koroibete, Samu Kerevi and Rob Valetini have retained their spots in the Wallabies.

Fijians Marika Koroibete, Samu Kerevi and Rob Valetini have retained their spots in the Wallabies side to face South Africa at the Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane on Saturday.

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has elevated Nic White and Taniela Tupou to the starting side in a historic match for captain Michael Hooper.

White comes into the side for Tate McDermott, who reverts back to the bench, whilst Tupou will replace Allan Alaalatoa after the Brumbies prop returned back to Canberra for the birth of his child.

The Wallabies will be looking to secure the Nelson Mandela Challenge Plate with a win over the world champions at Suncorp, a place in which they have won their past eight Tests.

 

Line-up:

1. James Slipper,

2. Folau Fainga’a, 3

. Taniela Tupou,

4. Izack Rodda,

5. Matt Philip,

6. Lachlan Swinton,

7. Michael Hooper (c),

8. Rob Valetini,

9. Nic White,

10. Quade Cooper,

11. Marika Koroibete,

12. Samu Kerevi,

13. Len Ikitau,

14. Andrew Kellaway,

15. Tom Banks.

 

Replacements;

16. Feleti Kaitu’u,

17. Angus Bell,

18. Tom Robertson,

19. Darcy Swain,

20. Pete Samu,

21. Tate McDermott,

22. Reece Hodge,

23. Jordan Petaia.

 

Feedback: simione.haravanua@fijisun.com.fj



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