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The NSW Waratahs have at present introduced their squad for the upcoming 2023 Tremendous Rugby Pacific competitors, unveiling a mixture of recent faces, returning Take a look at stars, and a dedication to growing pathways expertise.

Headlining the Waratahs 2023 squad is the return of Wallabies Kurtley Beale, Tolu Latu, and Fijian Take a look at star Nemani Nadolo.

Beale returns from France the place he spent two seasons with Racing 92, bringing invaluable expertise to the Waratahs exterior backs. Beale will grow to be the all-time most-capped Waratah subsequent season, at present sitting one cap behind Benn Robinson.

Tolu Latu additionally returns from a stint in France with Stade Francais, including Take a look at expertise to the Waratah’s already spectacular hooker shares.

Fiji Take a look at Famous person Nemani Nadolo returns to the Waratahs, the place he was initially contracted in 2008.

Considered one of world rugby’s field workplace gamers, Nadolo joins the Waratahs with an illustrious Take a look at and membership resume, including a wealth of data, measurement, and expertise to the surface backs.

The second-row shares have been bolstered with a mix of youth and expertise with the signings of Taleni Seu (Chiefs), Zac Von Appen (Sydney Uni), and Zane Marolt (ACT Brumbies).

Harrison Goddard provides depth at scrumhalf, linking up with Waratahs Head Coach Darren Coleman whom he gained two titles in two seasons below at Gordon and the LA Giltinis in Main League Rugby.

The Waratahs’ growth pathway continues to offer the facet loads of expertise, with Teddy Wilson, Harry Wilson, Ben Dowling, and Jack Bowen all promoted into the full-time enjoying squad for the 2023 season.

Max Jorgensen joins the facet for pre-season after graduating by way of the Waratahs Gen Blue Academy pathway the place he has performed a starring function because the U15 age stage.

Waratahs Normal Supervisor of Rugby Andrew Blades mentioned “The squad is shaping up properly for our 2023 marketing campaign with the addition of some key skilled gamers to enrich our youthful core.

“Our squad has benefitted immensely from the Australia A program with most of the squad getting high-quality expertise towards Take a look at match opposition, serving to speed up their growth.

“We are actually within the place the place our squad has 15 gamers with Take a look at expertise and an extra eight who’ve been concerned within the Australia A programme.

“Our pathways are trying extremely robust, and we’re delighted with the persevering with variety of gamers graduating into our full-time squad.”

The Waratahs open their 2023 Tremendous Rugby Pacific towards the Brumbies on Friday 24 February at Allianz Stadium.

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NSW Waratahs 2023 Enjoying Squad

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Angus Bell (Sydney College), Tiaan Taukipulu (Randwick), Te Tera Faulkner (Southern Districts), Harry Johnson-Holmes (Sydney College), Tom Lambert (Sydney College), Archer Holz (Japanese Suburbs)

Hookers
David Porecki (Manly), Mahe Vailanu (Gordon), Tolu Latu (Sydney College)

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Jed Holloway (Southern Districts), Hugh Sinclair (Northern Suburbs), Zane Marolt (Japanese Suburbs), Taleni Seu (TBC), Zac Von Appen (Sydney College)

Backrow
Lachie Swinton (Sydney College), Michael Hooper (Manly), Will Harris (Japanese Suburbs), Ned Hanigan (Randwick), Langi Gleeson (Manly), Charlie Gamble (Japanese Suburbs)

Halves
Jake Gordon (Sydney College), Teddy Wilson (Japanese Suburbs), Harrison Goddard (Gordon), Tane Edmed (Eastwood), Ben Donaldson (Randwick), Jack Bowen (Japanese Suburbs)

Centres
Joey Walton (Gordon), Lalakai Foketi (Manly), Izaia Perese (Randwick), Mosese Tuipulotu (Japanese Suburbs)

Utility Backs
Harry Wilson (Eastwood), Will Harrison (Randwick)

Exterior Backs
Mark Nawaqanitawase (Eastwood), Dylan Pietsch (Randwick), Nemani Nadolo (TBC), Kurtley Beale (Randwick), Ben Dowling (Randwick), Max Jorgensen (TBC)

Waratahs Teaching Workers

Head Coach: Darren Coleman

Forwards Coach: Pauli Taumoepeau

Backs Coach: Chris Whitaker

Protection Coach: Jason Gilmore

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