Force Announce their first squad for 2019
Force head coach Tim Sampson has announced his squad for the 2019 Rapid Rugby Showcase opener against the World XV this Friday night.
The front row will see Cameron Orr, Feleti Kaitu’u and Kieran Longbottom running on with Johan Bardoul, Jeremy Thrush, Henry Stowers and Chris Alcock backing them up in the scrum.
Last years Nathan Sharpe Medallist Brynard Stander returns to the field in his position as the number eight with fans looking forward to seeing some more strong displays of rugby.
Members’ MVP and Captain Ian Prior will play as the scrum-half setting the stage for youngster Andrew Deegan to light up the stadium.
The ‘Kalgoorlie kid’ Clay Uyen and Brad Lacey will tackle the wings and are expected to follow on from some great performances throughout last year.
After captaining the USA Eagles in the Americas Rugby Championship Marcel Brache resumes as outside centre with Samoan representative Henry Taefu on the inside.
Force new recruits and debutants Andrew Ready and kicking sensation Nick Jooste will start off the bench.
*Debut: Andrew Ready and Nick Jooste.