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Heartland XV team to play New Zealand Marist

allblacks.com     04 Nov 2010    

Wanganui flanker Peter Rowe has been named as captain in what is his fourth Heartland XV team selection.

Lennox said the team had settled into camp in Wanganui and were looking forward to starting their tour.

“We have had a couple of days to come together and have begun to gel as a team.

“New Zealand Marist have named a strong side and this will be a tough first match-up but I am confident we will go out there and be very competitive,” he added.

The Heartland XV will play matches against New Zealand Marist in Wanganui on Saturday 6 November, New Zealand Defence Force XV in Levin on Wednesday 10 November, and Parramatta Rugby Club XV in Sydney on Saturday 13 November.

Heartland XV team to play New Zealand Marist is:

1. Tim Perry Mid Canterbury
2. Cole Baldwin Wanganui
3. Colin Hovell Poverty Bay
4. Jon Smyth Wanganui
5. Daniel Dwyer Mid Canterbury
6. Sione Ngatu Poverty Bay
7. Peter Rowe, captain Wanganui
8. Karl Gemmell Poverty Bay
9. James Ferguson West Coast
10. Mark Davis Wanganui
11. Cameron Crowley Wanganui
12. Steelie Koru Wanganui
13. Faaitu Tuamoheloa North Otago
14. Billy Guyton North Otago
15. Kahu Tamatea Poverty Bay

Reserves:

16. Ngarimu Simpkins Poverty Bay
17. Shaun McDonough Wanganui
18. Aarin Dunster King Country
19. Joshua Collier North Otago
20. Benjamin Draper King Country
21. Joshua Hamilton Horowhenua Kapiti
22. James Owen South Canterbury