Cup switch for Wal­la­bies

Townsville Bulletin - - Sport -

THE Wal­la­bies will launch their World Cup cam­paign in Auck­land af­ter their open­ing match against Italy was switched from Christchurch to North Har­bour Sta­dium. Aus­tralia were to play two pool matches at Christchurch’s AMI Sta­dium, since scratched as a Cup venue fol­low­ing last month’s earth­quake. The Wal­la­bies are set to base them­selves in Auck­land at the start of the Cup as they play Italy on Septem­ber 11 and Ire­land at Eden Park on Septem­ber 17.

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