Matt Lucas to start in new look Waratahs backline against Sunwolves

Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson has named a new look Waratahs backline featuring Matt Lucas and new recruit Taqele Naiyaravoro for this weekend's Super Rugby clash against the Sunwolves in Tokyo. After impressing for Shute Shield club Manly during the June Test window, Lucas will start just his second match for the Waratahs after making his debut in 2013. Naiyaravoro rejoins the side after a stint with Scottish side Glasgow Warriors. Dave Dennis will start at No.8 for NSW following news Jed Holloway will miss the remainder of the season, while Jack Dempsey has been named at flanker. In the backs, Israel Folau returns to outside centre after shifting to fullback with the Wallabies and will partner Rob Horne in the midfield. Waratahs team to play Sunwolves Paddy Ryan, Tatafu Polota-Nau, Tom Robertson, Dean Mumm, Will Skelton, Jack Dempsey,  Michael Hooper, Dave Dennis, Matt Lucas, Bernard Foley, Taqele Naiyaravoro, Rob Horne, Israel Folau, Reece Robinson, Andrew Kellaway.
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