Two changes made as AIG MJAAs continue IRB JWRT campaign

Two changes made as AIG MJAAs continue IRB JWRT campaign

HONG KONG, China – The USA Rugby AIG Men’s Junior All-Americans’ starting XV for the second match at the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy has been selected. Billy Millard’s Under-20s will face Georgia Friday, April 11, at 3:00 A.M. ET.

Benjamin Tarr joins the team in Hong Kong as an injury replacement for James Gannon. Tarr will start Friday’s match at prop in place of Val Lee-Lo. The only other change in the starting XV is Mike Reid starting at scrumhalf, with Erik Thompson moving to the bench.

Both the MJAAs and Georgia won their first matches at Hong Kong Football Club Ground Monday, as the MJAAs defeated the host, 37-0, and Georgia beat Tonga, 34-10. The MJAAs sit atop Pool A after picking up the bonus point in their win.

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USA Rugby AIG Men's Junior All-Americans | v Georgia
1. Titi Lamositele
2. Codi Jones
3. Benjamin Tarr
4. Christian Wiessing
5. Oliver Drew (C)
6. Ben Pinkelman
7. Hanco Germishuys
8. Vili Toluta'u
9. Mike Reid
10. Ben Cima
11. James Vaifale
12. Gabe Farley
13. Nemia Qoro
14. Scott Dean
15. Niall Barry

USA Rugby AIG Men's Junior All-Americans | Reserves
16. Marshall Godfrey
17. Peter Malcolm
18. Tyler Enfield
19. Zach Bonte
20. Erik Thompson
21. David Todd
22. Seth Halliman

Georgia | Roster
1. Zauri Kharebava
2. Badri Alkhazashvili
3. Giorgi Margveliani
4. Parnavaz Gasviani
5. Beso Barbakadze
6. Saba Shubitidze (C)
7. Badri Dangadze
8. Vakhtang Amiranashvili
9. Revazi Brodzeli
10. Revaz Jinchvelashvili
11. Shalva Shashiashvili
12. Giorgi Talakhadze
13. Giorgi Pruidze
14. Murazi Giorgadze
15. Davit Gulitashvili

Georgia | Reserves
16. Giorgi Toradze
17. Beka Kakabadze
18. Davit Papavadze
19. Zhora Mgebrishvili
20. Teimurazi Tutberidze
21. Giorgi Babunashvili
22. Devi Devsurashvili

USA Rugby AIG Men's Junior All-Americans | IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy
v Georgia - Friday, April 11 - 3:00 A.M. ET
v Tonga - Tuesday, April 15 - 3:00 A.M. ET

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