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    Cooper back to face Lions

    2015-03-25 08:36

    Brisbane- Reds coach Richard Graham has named his side to take on the Lions in a Super Rugby clash at Suncorp Stadium on Friday, with six players returning from injury for the clash.

    Quade Cooper, James O’Connor, Samu Kerevi and Lachie Turner will make their return from injury in the starting backline, while props Greg Holmes and Ben Daley have been named on the bench.

    Kick-off for Friday’s clash is scheduled for 11:00 (SA time).



    15 Lachie Turner, 14 Chris Kuridrani, 13 Samu Kerevi, 12 Anthiny Fainga'a, 11 James O'Connor, 10 Quade Cooper, 9 Will Genia, 8 Jake Schatz, 7 Curtis Browning, 6 Adam Thompson, 5 Dave McDuling, 4 James Horwill, 3 Sam Talakai, 2 James Hanson, 1 James Slipper (captain)

    Substitutes: 16 Saia Fainga'a, 17 Ben Daley, 18 Greg Holmes, 19 Marco Kotze, 20 Michael Gunn, 21 Nick Frisby, 22 Ben Tapuai, 23 Chris Feauai-Sautia


    15. Andries Coetzee, 14. Ruan Combrinck, 13. Lionel Mapoe, 12. Harold Vorster, 11. Sampie Mastriet, 10. Elton Jantjies, 9. Ross Cronje, 8. Warren Whiteley (captain), 7. Warwick Tecklenburg, 6. Derick Minnie, 5. Franco Mostert, 4. Robert Kruger, 3. Ruan Dreyer, 2. Robbie Coetzee, 1. Schalk van der Merwe

    Substitutes: 16. Armand van der Merwe, 17. Jacques van Rooyen, 18. Julian Redelinghuys, 19. Martin Muller, 20. Jaco Kriel, 21. Faf de Klerk, 22. Marnitz Boshoff, 23. Howard Mnisi

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