Future Force playmaker named as Junior Wallabies captain
Future Force recruit Michael McDonald has been named as captain for the Junior Wallabies’ clash against Fiji in their second Oceania U20 championship match on the Gold Coast.
Debuting for the Force against the Asia Pacific Dragons, the young playmaker will lead the team, with regular leader Fraser McReight named on the bench.
McDonald will be joined on the field by UWA Rugby Club’s Carlo Tizzano who has been named to play in the starting line up as openside flanker.
The Junior Wallabies take on Fiji at Bond University on Tuesday, April 30, kicking off at 5pm, following the match between New Zealand and Japan from 3pm. Matches are streamed LIVE on RUGBY.com.au.
Junior Wallabies Team:
1. Egan Siggs, QLD, 2. Joe Cotton, QLD, 3. Darcy Breen, NSW, 4. Max Douglas, NSW, 5. Michael Wood, QLD, 6. Tom Kibble, QLD, 7. Carlo Tizzano, WA, 8. Patrick Tafa, NSW, 9. Michael McDonald ©, WA, 10. Ben Donaldson, NSW, 11. Byron Ralston, QLD, 12. Kye Oates, QLD, 13. Semisi Tupou, VIC, 14. Sione Tui, VIC, 15. Isaac Lucas, QLD.
Reserves:16. Lachlan Lonergan, ACT, 17. Bo Abra, NSW, 18 Oliver Barden, NSW, 19. Trevor Hosea, VIC, 20. Fraser McReight, QLD, 21. Henry Robertson, NSW, 22. Will Harrison, NSW, 23. Triston Reilly, AU7s, 24. Josh Nasser, QLD, 25. Harry Wilson, QLD, 26. Nathan Lawson, NSW, 27. Noah Lolesio, ACT, 28. Mark Nawaqanitawase, NSW.