Richard Ferguson

Reds make changes for Force clash


Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :Original Content, Super Rugby on 28 Mar 2012 at 10:04
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The Reds have named their team to take on the Western Force this weekend, with quite a few changes to the line up that lost to the Bulls last weekend, and one of them is not Dallan Murphy being dropped.

Murphy, who made his debut last weekend against the Bulls and had an absolute shocker, will again wear the 10 jersey as the Reds continue to struggle with flyhalf injuries.

The tight five sees the most changes, with James Hanson and James Slipper coming into the front row, and Van Humphries boosting the second row. Liam Gill comes onto the side of the scrum is the last of the forward changes.

Joel Rapana comes in for the injured Jono Lance, who broke his leg in the Bulls match, in an otherwise unchanged backline.

Reds: 1. Ben Daley , 2. James Hanson , 3. James Slipper , 4. Van Humphries , 5. James Horwill (c) , 6. Scott Higginbotham , 7. Liam Gill , 8. Jake Schatz , 9. Will Genia (vc) , 10. Dallan Murphy , 11. Luke Morahan , 12. Ben Tapuai , 13. Joel Rapana , 14. Dom Shipperley , 15. Rod Davies

Replacements : 16. Albert Anae , 17. Greg Holmes , 18. Rob Simmons , 19. Eddie Quirk , 20. Beau Robinson , 21. Nick Frisby , 22. Nathan Eyres-Brown


7 Comments

  • haha… is it April 1st? I thought you just said that Dallan Murphy hasn’t been dropped? 😯 :mrgreen:

  • Comment 1, posted at 28.03.12 10:07:58 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 1) : And once again we witness that breathtaking Australian depth πŸ˜›

  • Comment 2, posted at 28.03.12 10:09:40 by vanmartin Reply
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  • Dallan Murphy aside, that side isn’t quite as terrible as i thought it’d be…

  • Comment 3, posted at 28.03.12 10:13:01 by The Quirk Reply
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  • hahahahaha..Dallan Murphy,my word,still can’t believe how good he made the Bulls look

  • Comment 4, posted at 28.03.12 10:30:50 by Ludz Reply

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  • Still no Anthony Fainga’a πŸ™ 😐

  • Comment 5, posted at 28.03.12 11:13:36 by Zibbie Reply
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  • @Zibbie (Comment 5) : πŸ˜₯

  • Comment 6, posted at 28.03.12 12:01:24 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @Zibbie (Comment 5) : Hes still down as return date unknown according to http://www.greenandgoldrugby.com/community/wiki/injury-suspension-list/

  • Comment 7, posted at 29.03.12 08:17:48 by slammerboy Reply
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