Brumbies field newbies

Jake White made two changes to the Brumbies’ run-on side for their trial match against an ACT XV on Thursday.

Prop Ruaidhri Murphy will get his first senior start in the Super Rugby squad while Jesse Mogg shifts from fullback to wing to make way for Robbie Coleman.

Head coach White has also named Sydney University hooker Sam Roberson on the bench, to fill in for injured Wallabies No 2 Stephen Moore.

Brumbies - 15 Robbie Coleman, 14 Joe Tomane, 13 Andrew Smith, 12 Christian Lealiifano, 11 Jesse Mogg, 10 Matt Toomua, 9 Nic White, 8 Ben Mowen, 7 Ita Vaea, 6 Peter Kimlin, 5 Ben Hand, 4 Leon Power, 3 Dan Palmer, 2 Anthony Hegarty, 1 Ruaidhri Murphy.
Subs: 16 Jerry Yanuyanutawa, 17 Sam Roberson, 18 Scott Sio, 19 Scott Fardy, 20 Michael Hooper, 21 Ian Prior, 22 Zack Holmes, 23 Cam Crawford, 24 Kimami Sitauti, 25 Tevita Kuridrani.

ACT XV – 15 Ben Johnston, 14 Darragh Fanning, 13 Mitch Connolly, 12 Matt Hawke, 11 Tom Ruediger, 10 Jacob Kara, 9 Beau Mokoputu, 8 James Turner, 7 Rutikha Ilolohia, 6 Sokai Tai, 5 Tom Murday, 4 Gareth Clouston, 3 Les Makin, 2 Patrick Leafia, 1 Jono Owen.
Subs: 16 Sione Tuala, 17 JP Pradaud, 18 Sam Shirley, 19 Joe Kolo, 20 Tyson Tamihere, 21 Ryne Bowden, 22 Matt James, 23 Jack Sutton.