Five NSW players are in the starting lineup while another five players are on the bench for clash against France for fifth-place in the IRB Junior World Champs.
Truly a global sport, the frequent flyer miles racked up by Waratahs players each season are nothing short of remarkable.
Sydney University has named three Waratahs captains past and present in its starting XV for this Saturday’s Magners Shute Shield Round 13 clash with Northern Suburbs (1pm).
Manly Marlins co-captain Greg Peterson says his team has no plans to change its winning formula this season. It might be cliché, but Peterson says the old mantra remains true: if it aint broke don’t fix it.
The Tahs’ biggest player Will Skelton is set to make his presence felt this Saturday afternoon when he makes his Wallabies debut in front of his home crowd in the third and final French Test.
Warringah have hit back after the last round loss to Eastwood with a 24-19 win over Randwick at Pittwater Oval.
NSW Waratahs duo Jono Lance and Brendan McKibbin will reunite in club colours on Saturday, as Eastern Suburbs bid for a win over cross city rivals West Harbour.
Mudgee-born prop Matt Sandell has received a shock call up to Australia’s Under 20s for the remainder of the IRB’s Junior World Championship in New Zealand.
Michael Hooper becomes the 82nd captain of the Wallabies, and Tatafu Polota-Nau is named as the run-on hooker for the second test against the touring French.
They say that with age comes great responsibility, but in this case of 22-year-old Michael Hooper, it's bravery that's earned him the right to captain his country.