Wallabies latest – Vickerman back for decider
23 Aug 2011
Keo.co.za brings you news from the Wallabies’ camp.
Vickerman back for decider – Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has recalled Dan Vickerman for the Tri-Nations final against the All Blacks.
Vickerman will partner James Horwill in the second row. The Test will mark Horwill’s first as captain of the Wallabies.
Radike Samo is also handed a start for the first time since 2004.
James O’Connor misses out due to a one-match suspension for breaching team protocol. Adam Ashley-Cooper takes O’Connor’s place on the wing while Anthony Faingaa comes in at outside centre.
Wallabies – 15 Kurtley Beale, 14 Adam Ashley-Cooper, 13 Anthony Fainga’a, 12 Pat McCabe, 11 Digby Ioane, 10 Quade Cooper, 9 Will Genia, 8 Radike Samo, 7 David Pocock, 6 Rocky Elsom, 5 James Horwill (c), 4 Dan Vickerman, 3 Ben Alexander, 2 Stephen Moore, 1 Sekope Kepu
Subs: 16 Saia Fainga’a, 17 Salesi Ma’afu, 18 Rob Simmons, 19 Ben McCalman, 20 Scott Higginbotham, 21 Luke Burgess, 22 TBC