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    Waratahs outclass Blues

    2014-02-07 13:16
    Cape Town - The Waratahs outplayed the Blues in a Super Rugby warm-up match in Sydney on Friday.

    The Australian side won 33-12, after leading 14-0 at the break.

    Fullback Kurtley Beale, who has returned to his old team following a two-year stint in Melbourne with the Rebels, had a stellar game, including scoring a try.

    The 'Tahs start their season-proper with a home game against the Force on February 23, while the New Zealanders start away to compatriots, the Highlanders, on February 22.

    Scorers:

    Waratahs:

    Tries: Kurtley Beale, Will Skelton, Bernard Foley, Stephen Hoiles, Alofa Alofa

    Conversions: Bernard Foley (3), Kurtley Beale

    Blues:

    Tries: Jordan Manihera, Charles Piutau

    Conversion: Chris Noakes

    Teams:

    Waratahs:

    15 Kurtley Beale, 14 Matthew Carraro, 13 Rob Horne, 12 Jono Lance, 11 Peter Betham, 10 Bernard Foley, 9 Nick Phipps, 8 Wycliff Palu, 7 Pat McCutcheon, 6 Dave Dennis (captain), 5 Will Skelton, 4 Kane Douglas, 3 Paddy Ryan, 2 Tatafu Polota-Nau, 1 Benn Robinson

    Substitutes: Michael Hooper, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Israel Folau (others not available)

    Blues:

    15 Albert Nikoro, 14 Frank Halai, 13 George Moala, 12 Jackson Willison, 11 Tevita Li, 10 Benji Marshall, 9 Bryn Hall, 8 Peter Saili, 7 Luke Braid, 6 Kane Barrett, 5 Tom Donnelly, 4 Liaki Moli, 3 Angus Ta'avao, 2 James Parsons, 1 Sam Prattley

    Substitutes: 16 Greg Pleasants-Tate, 17 Tom McCartney, 18 Ofa Tu'ungafasi, 19 William Lloyd, 20 Patrick Tuipulotu, 21 Jordan Manihera, 22 Brendon O'Connor, 23 Sonatane Takulua, 24 Chris Noakes, 25 Simon Hickey, 26 Francis Saili, 27 Lolagi Visinia, 28 Baden Kerr, 29 Charles Piutau

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