Ashley-Cooper and Hunt to start in season opener

Super Rugby

Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson has opted to start Karmichael Hunt and Adam Ashley-Cooper in their Super Rugby season opener against the Hurricanes leaving Kurtley Beale the first Wallaby to be benched. Meanwhile Jack Dempsey is set to start at no. 8.

The Waratahs take on the Hurricanes on Saturday February 16 at Brookvale Oval, kicking off at 7:45pm AEDT, LIVE on FOX SPORTS and via RUGBY.com.au RADIO. Buy tickets here.