Robinson and Bruce to join Junior All Blacks

Callum BRUCE

Callum BRUCE

Ged ROBINSON

Ged ROBINSON

June 14, 2009 - 5:52pm

Wellington and Hurricanes hooker Ged Robinson will head to Fiji to join the Junior All Blacks as cover for Waikato’s Aled de Malmanche who has been called into the All Blacks squad.

                                                   

Meanwhile, Waikato and Chiefs mid-field back Callum Bruce will join the team to cover Counties Manukau’s Lelia Masaga who joined the All Blacks squad late last week as cover for Rudi Wulf.

 

As previously announced de Malmanche has been called into the All Blacks squad as cover for Andrew Hore, who suffered rib cartilage damage in last night’s Iveco Series Test against France and George Whitelock will replace Adam Thomson who has been ruled out with a broken bone in his right hand.

 

Hawke’s Bay Karl Lowe also returns to the Junior All Blacks after paternity leave.

 

For further information contact:

Kate Hutchison

NZRU Communications Administrator

P: 04 494 0764

M: 027 591 4673

E: kate.hutchison@nzrugby.co.nz