GEN BLUE READY TO TAKE ON QLD IN BRISBANE

14/03/2017
By NSW Waratahs Media unit

NSW Gen Blue U20 team will travel to Brisbane this weekend to take on rivals Queensland in what is tipped to be one of the toughest matches of the competition.

With only two rounds remaining, both sides to secure the win to ensure they finish on top of the ladder and secure a home Final.

Both the Gen Blue and Qld Reds remain undefeated in the U20 Super Rugby competition and likely to face each other in the Final.

Gen Blue Head Coach, Pat McCutheon, said the NSW Waratahs and Qld Reds enjoy a long standing rivalry which starts in the junior ranks.

“Any time NSW takes on Queensland you can expect the game to be very spirited and physical game and that’s what we’re expecting this weekend,” said McCutheon.

“Queensland on their home soil will certainly be tough but we are ready for the challenge.

“I was impressed by our team last weekend against the Brumbies where they were able to keep their composure right to the end.  Our reserves also added loads of energy and stepped it up another level for us which shows the depth in the side,” he said.

Gen Blue take on the Qld Reds on Saturday 18 March at 1:50pm (Qld time) at Wests Bulldogs.

Catch all the action on www.waratahs.com.au/livestream 

Gen Blue Team

 

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POSITION

NAME

1

LOOSEHEAD PROP

Cody Walker

2

HOOKER

Phillip Bradford

 

3

TIGHTHEAD PROP

Harry Johnson-Holmes

 

4

LEFT LOCK

Ryan McCauley

5

RIGHT LOCK

Tom Piroddi

6

LEFT FLANKER

Lachlan Swinton

7

RIGHT FLANKER

Lachlan Simpson

8

NUMBER EIGHT

Max Girdler

9

SCRUMHALF

Theo Strang

10

FLYHALF

Bayley Kuenzle

Kuenzle

 

11

LEFT WING

James Ramm

12

INSIDE CENTRE

Daniel Boardman

13

OUTSIDE CENTRE

Esera Chee Kam

14

RIGHT WING

Edward King

15

FULLBACK

Tim Clements

 

16

RESERVE

Jack Nettleton

17

RESERVE

Harrison Chapman

18

RESERVE

Dan Matthews

19

RESERVE

Harry McLennan

20

RESERVE

Dom McGrath

21

RESERVE

Banjo Travers

22

RESERVE

Kepu Lokotui

23

RESERVE

Jackson Mohi

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