James Dalgleish to lead Brisbane City in must win NRC ‘Quarter Final’

UQ flyhalf James Dalgleish will wear the Brisbane City No.10 jersey for this first time this year in Saturday's must win final round match against NSW Country in Orange. After leading the Red Heavies to the 2017 QLD Premier Rugby title, Dalgleish has missed most of the NRC regular season with syndesmosis, but returns in a timely fashion, with Quade Cooper set to miss to clash to play with the Barbarians against the Wallabies. Sam Talakai will captain the side in the absence of regular skipper Andrew Ready who will also play with the Barbarians on Saturday. Talakai will pack down in the front row with Reuben Leilua at loosehead and Ryan Freney at hooker. Both will make their run-on debuts for Brisbane City. Wests lock Tevita Ratuva also comes into the starting side for his run-on debut while Pat Morrey returns at blindside flanker. In the backline, Sunnybank’s Junior Laloifi will start on the wing for the first time this year while Jayden Ngamanu and Maaloga Konelio als
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