16yo to lead Wallabies onto Twickenham against England

In just a few days time, it’ll be Caitlin Gower, not Stephen Moore who will lead the Wallabies onto the pitch at Twickenham in front of 84,000 screaming fans. No, this isn’t another leadership coup, but rather the opportunity of a lifetime for a 16-year-old self proclaimed rugby nut. Gower earned the right to be Australia’s official flag bearer for the Wallabies clash against England this weekend after taking out a nation wide competition run by Emirates and has been flown with her family to London for Saturday’s blockbuster clash. “I think excitement is an understatement in how I feel about this all…It’s all unbelievable at the moment, I don’t think its going to hit me until I get on the plane,” she said. The Central Coast youngster entered the competition on a whim, writing in 25 words or less why she should fly Emirates to London and represent Australia at the match. “I wrote about this experience I had during the 2003 Rugby World Cup. I was five years old a
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