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Waratahs unchanged for Western Force return



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Waratahs Super rugby head coach Rob Penney has named an unchanged team to play the Western Force in Sydney.

Karmichael Hunt will make his return from injury via the bench, with Joey Walton and Alex Newsome continuing their partnership in midfield.

Jack Maddocks will continue at fullback after a strong performance against the Reds, again flanked by James Ramm and Mark Nawaqanitawase.

Last weekend’s debutants Will Harris, Tom Horton and Tiaan Tauakipulu all remain in the matchday squad.


15 Jack Maddocks, 14 James Ramm, 13 Alex Newsome, 12 Joey Walton, 11 Mark Nawaqanitawase, 10 Will Harrison, 9 Mitch Short, 8 Will Harris, 7 Michael Hooper, 6 Lachlan Swinton, 5 Rob Simmons (captain), 4 Ned Hanigan, 3 Harry Johnson-Holmes, 2 Robbie Abel, 1 Angus Bell

Replacements: 16 Tom Horton, 17 Tetera Faulkner, 18 Tiaan Tauakipulu, 19 Tom Staniforth, 20 Jack Dempsey, 21 Michael Mcdonald, 22 Ben Donaldson/Tepai Moeroa, 23 Karmichael Hunt

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