Penney names Round 3 squad

· Super Rugby
by Waratahs Media

It's the NSW Waratahs first conference clash of the 2020 Super Rugby season, as they take on the Melbourne Rebels at AAMI Park this Friday night.

Rob Penney has made several changes to his Round 2 side, with Angus Bell making his Super Rugby starting debut in the front row alongside Robbie Abel and Harry Johnson-Holmes.

Jed Holloway replaces Lachlan Swinton in the back row, while Jack Maddocks joins the starting XV on the left win in place of Mark Nawaqanitawase.

Alex Newsome shifts from the right wing to outside centre, as Cameron Clark makes his first appearance for the 2020 season.

Tom Robertson, Mark Nawaqanitawse, Lalakai Foketi and Lachlan Swinton will all appear via the bench.

NSW Waratahs Round 3 team announcement:

No. Position name
1 LOOSEHEAD PROP ANGUS BELL
2 HOOKER ROBBIE ABEL
3 TIGHTHEAD PROP HARRY JOHNSON-HOLMES
4 LEFT LOCK TOM STANIFORTH
5 RIGHT LOCK ROB SIMMONS (c)
6 LEFT FLANKER JED HOLLOWAY
7 RIGHT FLANKER MICHAEL HOOPER
8 NUMBER EIGHT JACK DEMPSEY
9 SCRUMHALF JAKE GORDON
10 FLYHALF WILL HARRISON
11 LEFT WING JACK MADDOCKS
12 INSIDE CENTRE KARMICHAEL HUNT
13 OUTSIDE CENTRE ALEX NEWSOME
14 RIGHT WING CAMERON CLARK
15 FULLBACK KURTLEY BEALE (vc)
Replacements:
16. RESERVE DAMIEN FITZPATRICK
17. RESERVE TOM ROBERTSON
18. RESERVE TETERA FAULKNER
19. RESERVE RYAN MCCAULEY
20. RESERVE LACHLAN SWINTON
21. RESERVE MITCH SHORT
22. RESERVE LALAKAI FOKETI
23. RESERVE MARK NAWAQANITAWASE

Vodafone Super Rugby - Round 3
Melbourne Rebels v NSW Waratahs
Friday 14 February
Kick off: 7.15pm (local)
AAMI Park 
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