NSW Rugby well represented at U/20 World Championships


Junior Wallabies Head Coach, Jason Gilmore has named his side to play Italy U/20s in Australia’s opening clash of the World Rugby U20s Championship.

The 28-man squad features 9 representatives from the NSW Waratahs Academy, with four inclusions in the starting XV.

Angus Bell will pack down in the front row, with Will Harris taking his place at the back of the scrum. Will Harrison will direct traffic in the 10 jersey, while Mark Nawanganitawase will line up in the centres.

Randwick’s Triston Reilly will also feature in the backline, with the Australian 7s product to start on the wing.

The Junior Wallabies campaign kicks off at 11.30pm on Tuesday 4 June and will be broadcast LIVE on FOX SPORTS 507.

World Rugby U20s Championship, Junior Wallabies team to take on Italian U20s
1. Angus Bell, Sydney University
2. Lachlan Lonergan, Tuggeranong Vikings
3. Josh Nasser, University of Queensland
4. Michael Wood, Brothers
5. Trevor Hosea, Harlequins Rugby Club
6. Harry Wilson, Brothers
7. Fraser McReight ©, Brothers
8. Will Harris, Eastern Suburbs
9. Michael McDonald, Palmyra
10. Will Harrison, Randwick
11. Noah Lolesio, Tuggeranong Vikings
12. Semisi Tupou, Box Hill
13. Mark Nawaqanitawase, Eastwood
14. Triston Reilly, AU7s/Randwick
15. Isaac Lucas, Sunnybank

16. Joe Cotton, Wests Bulldogs
17. Bo Abra, Eastern Suburbs
18. Darcy Breen, Sydney University
19. Rhys Van Nek*, Easts
20. Esei Ha’angana, Melbourne Unicorns
21. Pat Tafa, Northern Suburbs
22. Nick Frost*, Queanbeyan Whites
23. Carlo Tizzano, University of Western Australia
24. Henry Robertson, Sydney University
25. Ben Donaldson, Randwick
26. Sione Tui, Melbourne Unicorns
27. Kye Oates, University of Queensland
28. Joey Walton, Gordon
*Denotes uncapped player

2019 World Rugby U20s Championship Pool B Fixtures*

Tuesday 4 June
Australia v Italy, 11.30pm AEST, Club de Rugby Ateneo Inmaculada, Santa Fe

Saturday 8 June
Australia v Ireland, 11.30pm AEST, Club de Rugby Ateneo Inmaculada, Santa Fe

Thursday 13 June
Australia v England, 4.30am AEST, Club de Rugby Ateneo Inmaculada, Santa Fe

*Dates and times have been named in AEST






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