Wallabies abroad: Tomane set for outside shift

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by Beth Newman

Joe Tomane is set for another position shift in this weekend’s Top 14, playing at outside centre for Montpellier against Lyon.

Tomane has been filling the inside centre role for Montpellier in recent weeks, but will move out to 13, partnering with South African Francois Steyn in the midfield.

Nic White will start at halfback for Montpellier, while Jesse Mogg will come off the bench for the side.

Mike Harris will steer Lyon at 10, as they look to add a fifth win of the season.

Peter Kimlin and Adam Ashley-Cooper will face off when Bordeaux takes on struggling Grenoble.

Kimlin will line up at blindside flanker for Grenoble, with Ashley-Cooper on the wing for Bordeaux and Luke Jones starting in the second row

Sitaleki Timani will start for ladder leaders Clermont in the second row, when they take on Bayonne.

Anglo-Welsh Cup

Peter Betham scored a double for Leicester. Photo: Getty imagesSalesi Ma’afu will start at tighthead prop for the Gloucester Warriors in their Anglo-Welsh match up with Northampton.

Peter Betham will be on the left wing when Leicester takes on the Newport Gwent Dragons at home on Sunday morning (AEDT).


Luke Morahan had another two tries for the Barbarians as they defeated Fiji in their final tour match, 40-7.