Brumbies name full strength team to play trial against Reds

The Brumbies have named 12 players with international experience for tomorrow night’s trial match against the Queensland Reds at Ballymore. Brumbies co-captains Stephen Moore and Christian Lealiifano will both start against the Reds after being rested from last week’s trial against the NSW Waratahs in Wagga Wagga. Matt Toomua, who captained the Brumbies in the Wagga trial, will shift back to inside centre with Lealiifano starting at flyhalf. Scott Fardy and David Pocock will start as flankers, with Ita Vaea retaining his spot at the back of the scrum. Henry Speight, fresh from his Sydney Sevens campaign, will start on one wing while Joe Tomane and Tevita Kuridrani are also in the starting backline. Sam Carter, Tomás Cubelli, Rory Arnold and Aidan Toua retain their spots in the starting side, along with try-scorer Allan Alaalatoa. Alaalatoa has been named to start at loosehead prop while Wallabies representative Scott Sio, who has been recovering from knee and elbow injuries su
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