Wallabies select strongest team for clash with Boks

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Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has named his team to do battle with the Springboks in the third quarter-final of the 2011 IRB Rugby World Cup.

Deans named his strongest possible team with star-players like Kurtley Beale, Digby Ioane and Pat McCabe all returning for the all-important knockout match in Wellington on Sunday. Radike Samo also returns to the back of the scrum after he did duty on the wing in Australia’s final pool match against Russia.


15. Kurtley Beale
14. James O’Connor
13. Adam Ashley-Cooper
12. Pat McCabe
11. Digby Ioane
10. Quade Cooper
9. Will Genia
8. Radike Samo
7. David Pocock
6. Rocky Elsom
5. James Horwill (Capt)
4. Dan Vickerman
3. Ben Alexander
2. Stephen Moore
1. Sekope Kepu

16. Tatafu Polota Nau
17. James Slipper
18. Nathan Sharpe
19. Ben McCalman
20. Luke Burgess
21. Berrick Barnes
22. Anthony Fainga’a


South Africa: 

15. Pat Lambie, 14. JP Pietersen, 13. Jaque Fourie, 12. Jean de Villiers, 11. Bryan Habana, 10. Morné Steyn, 9. Fourie du Preez, 8. Pierre Spies, 7. Schalk Burger, 6. Heinrich Brüssow, 5. Victor Matfield, 4. Danie Rossouw, 3. Jannie du Plessis, 2. John Smit (Capt), 1. Gurthro Steenkamp

Replacements: 16. Bismarck du Plessis, 17. CJ van der Linde, 18. Willem Alberts, 19. Francois Louw, 20. Francois Hougaard, 21. Butch James, 22. Gio Aplon


The match kicks off Sunday morning at 07h00 CAT . Follow Live Scores on our Twitter account @RugbyFifteen or via our mobile update site www.rugbychirps.mobi

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