With sixty days until the Wallabies kick off their first match of the year, Rugby Reg, Hugh and Nick came together for a special episode of The Green and Gold Rugby Show. This week, the lads name their World Cup squads and argue over who will be the starting 23 the Wallabies should take to Japan, as well as any potential bolters to might be a shot of making the squad.
Rugby Reg’s World Cup Squad: James Slipper, Folau Faingaa, Allan Alaalatoa, Izack Rodda, Rory Arnold, Luke Jones, Michael Hooper, Isi Naisirani, Will Genia, Christian Lealiifano, Dane Haylett-Petty, Samu Kerevi, Tevita Kuridrani, Sefa Naivalu, Kurtley Beale. Reserves: Damian Fitzpatrick, Scott Sio, Taniela Tupou, Lukhan Salakai-Loto, David Pocock, Jake Gordon, Quade Cooper, Tom Banks.
Hugh’s World Cup Squad: Scott Sio, Folau Fainga’a, Allan Alaalatoa, Izack Rodda, Rory Arnold, Jack Dempsey, Michael Hooper, Isi Naisirani, Will Genia, Bernard Foley, Reece Hodge, Samu Kerevi, Tevita Kuridrani, Dayne Haylett-Petty, Kurtley Beale. Reserves: Tatafu Polota-Nau, James Slipper, Sekope Kepu, Adam Coleman, Lukhan Salakai-Loto, David Pocock, Nick Phipps, Matt Toomua.
Nick’s World Cup Squad: James Slipper, Tatafu Polota-Nau , Alan Alaalatoa, Rory Arnold, Izack Rodda, Michael Hooper, Lachlan McCaffrey, David Pocock, Will Genia, Bernard Foley, Cam Clark, Matt Toomua, Samu Kerevi, Reece Hodge, Dayne Haylett-Petty. Reserves: Folau Fainga’a, Taniela Tupou, Scott Sio, Matt Philip, Jake Gordon, Kurtley Beale, Tevita Kurindrani, Quade Cooper.
Who is your starting 23 for the Wallabies?