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Robinson to miss Lions clash

10th June 2013 10:58


Beau Robinson Reds v Lions 2013

Beau Robinson: Won't face the Lions on Tuesday

Reds flanker Beau Robinson has been ruled out of Combined Country's tour match with the British and Irish Lions in Newcastle on Tuesday.

Robinson withdrew from the tour game following a head clash during the Reds' 22-12 loss to the Lions in Brisbane on Saturday.

He will be replaced at openside flanker by Reds team-mate Jarrad Butler, while in another change scrum-half Ben Greentree is out with injury making way for Michael Snowden.

The Combined Country starting fifteen will include eight Super Rugby players and will be captained by Melbourne Rebels number eight Tim Davidson.

Combined Country: 15 Nathan Trist, 14 Alex Gibbon, 13 Lewie Catt, 12 Tareta-Junior Siakisini, 11 Tom Cox, 10 Angus Roberts, 9 Michael Snowden, 8 Tim Davidson (capt), 7 Jarrad Butler, 6 Richard Stanford, 5 Blake Enever, 4 Phoenix Battye, 3 Tim Metcher, 2 Josh Mann-Rae, 1 Haydn Hirsimaki.
Replacements: 16 Tom Kearney, 17 Dylan Evans, 18 Rikki Abraham, 19 Rory Arnold, 20 Trent Dyer, 21 Adam McCormack, 22 Shaun McCarthy, 23 Dale Ahwang.

Date: Tuesday, June 11
Kick-off: 19:30 local (10:30 BST, 09:30 GMT)
Venue: Hunter Stadium, Newcastle
Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France)