Thursday, May 24, 2007

RP: Wallabies vs. Wales preview

Rugby Planet has posted this weekends' Australia vs. Wales test match preview. Here are the starting line-ups:

Australia: 1. Matt Dunning, 2. Stephen Moore, 3. Guy Shepherdson, 4. Nathan Sharpe, 5. Mark Chisholm, 6. Rocky Elsom, 7. Phil Waugh (c), 8. Wycliff Palu, 9. Matt Giteau, 10. Stephen Larkham, 11. Drew Mitchell, 12. Adam Ashley-Cooper, 13. Stirling Mortlock, 14. Mark Gerrard, 15. Julian Huxley. Reserves: 16 Adam Freier, 17. Benn Robinson, 18. Dan Vickerman, 19. Stephen Hoiles, 20. George Smith, 21. George Gregan, 22. Scott Staniforth.

Wales: 1. Iestyn Thomas, 2. Matthew Rees, 3. Adam Jones, 4. Brent Cockbain, 5. Rob Sidoli, 6. Colin Charvis, 7. Gavin Thomas, 8. Jonathan Thomas, 9. Mike Phillips, 10. James Hook, 11. Chris Czekaj, 12. Sonny Parker, 13. Jamie Robinson, 14. Gareth Thomas (c), 15. Lee Byrne. Reserves: 16. Richard Hibbard, 17. Ceri Jones, 18. Michael Owen, 19. Scott Morgan, 20. Gareth Cooper, 21. Ceri Sweeney, 22. Gavin Henson

Date: Saturday, 26 May
Venue: Telstra Stadium, Sydney
Kick-off: 20.05 local (10.05 GMT) 06:00 AM ET (Early morning Toronto, New York, etc.)
Referee: Jonathan Kaplan (South Africa)
Touch judges: Paul Honiss (New Zealand), Mark Lawrence (South Africa)

RP prediction: Australia by 10 points.

Read entire Rugby Planet preview here.

ADD Rugby Heaven preview here.

BREAKING! Wallaby 1st-Five Stephen Larkham is OUT of the test with late-minute injury. Click here for details.

Mediazone Rugby Channel will be carrying the game live stream online, kick-off at 06:00 AM ET (New York, Toronto, etc.). Cost is USD$9.99 (bit steeper than usual.)

Looks like Setanta Sports will also be carrying it live online. Go here for more details.



Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

<< Home