Australia names U20’s World Cup squad

Jonah-PlacidAustralian U20’s Head Coach Adrian Thompson has announced an impressive 28-man squad for next month’s U20 World Cup in Italy.

Waratahs and Randwick star Andrew Kellaway is joined by Melbourne Rebels flyer Jonah Placid, Queensland Reds players Campbell Magnay and Michael Gunn and Australian Sevens star Brad Wilken in one of Australia’s most experienced U20’s squad in recent years.

Australia lost to New Zealand in the final of the Oceania Junior Rugby Championship on Saturday, but will reconvene in Sydney to finalise preparations from Saturday 16 May, ahead of a May 25 departure for Italy.


Australia play South Africa, Italy and Samoa in a tough pool, beginning on Tuesday June 2.

Hear from the Australian U20’s camp after the final of the Oceania Rugby Junior Championships – http://www.rugbynews.net.au/video-plenty-of-room-for-improvement-for-aus-u20s/  

Australian U20’s World Championship Squad:  

Cameron Orr West Harbour NSW
Folau Faingaa Sydney University NSW
Matthew Sandell Sydney University NSW
Ned Hanigan Randwick NSW
Olly Kamp Randwick NSW
Andrew Deegan Randwick NSW
Andrew Kellaway Randwick NSW
Alex Newsome Eastern Suburbs NSW
Lukhan Lealaiauloto-Tui Randwick NSW
Tyson Davis Warringah NSW
Sam Croke Randwick NSW
Conrad Quick Sunnybank QLD
Campbell Magnay GPS QLD
Aaron Pleash University of QLD QLD
Adam Korczyk University of QLD QLD
Lolo Fakaosilea Sunnybank QLD
Michael Gunn Easts QLD
Duncan Paia’aua GPS QLD
James Dalgleish University of QLD QLD
James Tuttle GPS QLD
Harry Nucifora Bond University QLD
Brad Wilkin Easts QLD
Connal McInerney Tuggeranong ACT
Tyrell Lomax Tuggeranong ACT
Riley Winter Wests Scarborough WA
Fereti Saaga Melbourne Uni VIC
Sione Tuipolotu Southern Districts VIC
Jonah Placid Melbourne Uni VIC