Three members of the 2016 Perth Spirit squad have been selected in the Australian Barbarians team to face the Brumbies in a pre-season trial at Vikings Park in Canberra this Saturday, 28 January.
Spirit flyhalf AJ Alatimu will start in the No.10 jersey with powerful prop Laione Mulikihaamea and dynamic outside back Manihera Eden to come off the bench.
Australian Barbarians Head Coach Michael Magriplis has picked a team full of running talent and flair which includes a host of players that showed promise in the 2016 Buildcorp National Rugby Championship.
The Australian Barbarians will clash with the Brumbies at Viking Park, Erindale this Saturday 28 January with kick-off at 17:30 (AEDT).
1. Rory O’CONNOR (Rays)
2. James HILTERBRAND (Rays)
3. David LOLOHEA (Rams)
4. Adrian HALL (Rays)
5. Tom ALEXANDER (Rams)
6. Will MUNRO (Eagles)
7. Will MILLER (Rays)
8. Tyrone VIIGA (Rams)
9. Dewet ROOS (Rays)
10. AJ ALATIMU (Spirit)
11. Sione TAUFA (Rising)
12. Andrew ROBINSON (Vikings)
13. Dennis PILI-GAITAU (Rays)
14. Eli SINOTI (Vikings)
15. Junior LALOIFI (Brisbane City)
16. Brandon PAENGA-AMOSA (Rams)
17. Laione MULIKIHAAMEA (Spirit)
18. Philip KITE (Vikings)
19. Tyrell BARKER (Queensland Country)
20. Dean OAKMAN-HUNT (Vikings)
21. Edan CAMPBELL-O’BRIEN (Vikings)
22. Tom HILL (Eagles)
23. Manihera EDEN (Spirit)
--- Article courtesy of the Western Force 23/01/2017---
Updated 06:34 - 20 Feb 2017 by Palmyra Media