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By ARU Media Unit
The Australian Schools side has been named to face Samoan Schools in Hamilton on Tuesday 2 October 2012.
The Australians will be looking to balance out their 1-2 record, having suffered their second loss of the tour on Saturday, falling 24-5 to the New Zealand Barbarians Under-18 side.
Earlier in the tour, the Australian Schools lost 18-9 to Fijian President’s XV before tallying their first win, 29-12 over Fijian Schools.
Ten changes have been made to the side that lost to the New Zealand Barbarians, with seven in the forward pack and three in the backs.
Second rower Matt Philip is the only man left standing in the forward pack, while the only changes to the backline see Angus Pulver replacing Andrew Ferris at scrumhalf, Jake McIntyre replacing Reece Hodge at flyhalf and Jack Tuttle at inside centre for Tepai Moeroa.
The Australian Schools face Samoan Schools tomorrow before closing the tour against New Zealand Schools on 6 October, a match which will be broadcast live on Fox Sports 3HD & 3.
Australian Schools side to face Samoan Schools
St. Joseph’s College
Canberra Grammar School
St. Augustine’s College
Anglican Church Grammar School
Brisbane Boys College
Alstonville High School
Farrar Memorial Agricultural High School
St. Joseph’s College, Nudgee ©
The Scots College
St. Mary MacKillop College
Toowoomba Grammar School
Ipswich Grammar School
St. Joseph’s College, Nudgee
Rowville Secondary College
Brisbane Grammar School
The Kings School
Hallam Secondary College
Central Coast Grammar School
Knox Grammar School
Australian Rugby Union
S and C
Dr Michael McLean
Australian Schools Tour Schedule 2012
Fijian President’s XV 18 def. Australian Schools 9
Prince Charles Park, Nadi – 3:30pm (FJT)
Fijian Schools 12 def. by Australian Schools 29
Churchill Stadium, Lautoka – 3:30pm (FJT)
New Zealand Barbarians 24 def. Australian Schools 5
Sacred Heart College, Auckland – 12:45pm (NZST)
St. Paul’s Collegiate School, Hamilton – 2:30pm (NZST)
New Zealand Schools
Auckland Grammar, Auckland – 2:45pm (NZST)
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