Brumbies change 1 for semi
Canberra - Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham has named his side
to take on the Hurricanes in their Super Rugby semi-final clash in Wellington on Saturday.
There is only one change from the team that defeated the
Stormers 39-19 in Cape Town last Saturday.
With Henry Speight ruled out through suspension earlier this
week, Larkham has named Lausii Taliauli to start on the wing.
Taliauli is a former Australian Sevens player and appeared
in the NRL’s National Youth Competition with the Gold Coast Titans.
He debuted with the Brumbies this season, and has scored one
Super Rugby try from six appearances.
“Lausii is a good young player. With Henry ruled out we
think he’s the right man for the job,” Larkham told the Brumbies’ official
There are no other changes named from the side that ran in
six tries against the Stormers.
15 James Marshall, 14 Nehe Milner-Skudder, 13 Conrad Smith
(captain), 12 Ma'a Nonu, 11 Julian Savea, 10 Beauden Barrett 9 TJ Perenara, 8
Victor Vito, 7 Ardie Savea, 6 Brad Shields, 5 James Broadhurst, 4 Jeremy
Thrush, 3 Ben Franks, 2 Dane Coles, 1 Reggie Goodes
Substitutes: 16 Brayden Mitchell, 17 Chris Eves, 18 Jeffery
Toomaga-Allen, 19 Mark Abbott, 20 Blade Thomson, 21 Chris Smylie, 22 Rey
Lee-Lo, 23 Matt Proctor
15 Jesse Mogg, 14 Lausii Taliauli, 13 Tevita Kuridrani, 12
Matt Toomua, 11 Joe Tomane, 10 Christian Lealiifano,9 Nic White, 8 Ita Vaea, 7
David Pocock, 6 Scott Fardy, 5 Blake Enever, 4 Rory Arnold, 3 Ben Alexander, 2
Stephen Moore (captain), 1 Scott Sio
Substitutes: 16 Josh Mann-Rea, 17 Allan Alaalatoa, 18 Ruan
Smith, 19 Jordan Smiler, 20 Jarrad Butler, 21 Michael Dowsett, 22 Nigel Ah
Wong, 23 Robbie Coleman