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Carter named in all-star Crusaders side

  
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2/13/2013
By Waratahs Media Unit


Dan Carter, Kieran Read and Robbie Fruean are amongst 11 All Blacks named in the Crusaders 28-man squad to take on the HSBC Waratahs at Allianz Stadium this Thursday (February 14.)

Today's announcement of an all-star line up adds to the excitement ahead of this Thursday's curtain raiser clash against the mighty Crusaders at Allianz Stadium. With both sides looking to fine tune their Super Rugby preparations, the Crusaders have named a line up packed with big names Dan Carter, Kieran Read, Sam Whitelock and Israel Dagg.

With the home side set to include a host of returning Wallabies when its announced tomorrow morning, the stage is set for a cracking trans-Tasman Valentine's night rivalry.

The game will take place at Sydney’s Allianz Stadium on Thursday night, kick off 7.30pm.

Crusaders team to play the HSBC Waratahs
1. Wyatt Crockett
2. Ben Funnell
3. Owen Franks
4. Luke Romano
5. Samuel Whitelock
6. George Whitelock
7. Matt Todd
8. Kieran Read (c)
9. Andy Ellis
10. Daniel Carter
11. Johnny McNicholl
12. Ryan Crotty
13. Robbie Fruean
14. Adam Whitelock
15. Israel Dagg

Reserves
16. Codie Taylor
17. Joe Moody
18. Dominic Bird
19. Luke Whitelock
20. Willi Heinz
21. Tom Taylor
22. Tom Marshall
23. Telusa Veianu
24. Shane Christie
25. Tom Donnelly
26. Corey Flynn

Tickets to the match will be available on the gate and are priced at $20 for adults, $10 for juniors and $40 for a family of four. Members get in free upon production of their membership card.

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