Larkham gives new recruits first opportunity to impress

Stephen Larkham has given a number of his new recruits an early opportunity to impress the Brumbies coaching staff in Saturday nights trial against the Waratahs in Wagga. Playing alongside seven internationals in the Brumbies line-up, highly touted young gun Jordan Jackson-Hope and Canberra Vikings flyer Aiden Toua will both make their Brumbies debut at inside centre and fullback respectively. “Jordan signed a development contract pre-Christmas on the back of his pre-season form,” Larkham said. “He trained really well, he trained with us last year as well. He fits in really nicely with the team and with Christian (Lealiifano) out it’s a good opportunity for Jordan to get his first taste of Super Rugby.” With the Brumbies and Waratahs set to meet again in round one of the 2016 Super Rugby season, Larkham said he expected a high intensity clash to played in Wagga. “Players from both teams are going out there with something to prove,” Larkham said. “There’s a numbe
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