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By ARU Media Unit
The Australian Schoolboys side to take on the Fijian President’s XV in the first match of their overseas tour has been named.
Captaining the side is Barker College’s Tom Wilson, the 18-year-old hooker from NSW who earlier this year represented the Australian Schools side against Tonga.
The side also includes Jack Cornelsen, son of former Wallaby Greg Cornelsen, who famously scored four tries in a single Test against the All Blacks.
Jack, a member of the 2012 Queensland Schoolboys side, has been named in the starting second-row pairing, after being brought into the squad as a late injury replacement.
The Australian Schools will meet the Fijian President’s XV on Saturday 22 September, before taking on Fijian Schools on 25 September.
They will then travel to New Zealand to face the New Zealand Barbarians on 29 September, Samoan Schools on 2 October and finally New Zealand Schools on 6 October.
Australian Schools side to face Fijian President's XV:
St. Joseph’s College
Tom Wilson (C)
Canberra Grammar School
Brisbane Grammar School
Brisbane State High School
Brisbane Boys College
The Kings School
Manly Selective High School
The Scots College
St Mary MacKillop College
Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School
Rowville Secondary College
St. Joseph’s College, Nudgee
St Edmunds College
St. Ignatius’ College
Toowoomba Grammar School
Central Coast Grammar School
Knox Grammar School
Australian Rugby Union
S and C
Dr Michael McLean
Australian Schools Tour Schedule 2012
Fijian President’s XV
Prince Charles Park, Nadi – 3:30pm (FJT)
Churchill Stadium, Lautoka – 3:30pm (FJT)
New Zealand Barbarians
Sacred Heart College, Auckland – 12:45pm (NZST)
St. Paul’s Collegiate School, Hamilton – 2:30pm (NZST)
New Zealand Schools
Auckland Grammar, Auckland – 2:45pm (NZST)
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