Sporting Digest: Rugby Union

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WAHL BARTMANN, the Natal flanker, has been called into South Africa's Argentina tour party following an injury to the skipper Francois Pienaar.

CANADA SQUAD (v Wales, Cardiff, 10 November): S Stewart (University of British Columbia OB); B Ebl (Vancounver Kats), S Gray (Vancouver Kats), I Stuart (Vancouver Rowing Club), R Toews ( University of British Columbia), J Loveday (Calgary Irish); G Rees (Oxford University), J Graf (UBCOB), C Tynan (Cambridge University); D Jackart (UBCOB), K Svoboda (Ajax Wanderers), M Cardinal (James Bay), P Szabo (Pocom), E Evans (UBCOB), J Knauer (Vancouver Meralomas), C Whittaker (James Bay), A Charron (Ottawa Irish), I Gordon (James Bay), B Breen (Vancouver Meralomas), C McKenzie (UBCOB), J Hutchinson (Yeomen).

THE Australian centre, Tim Horan's try 16 minutes from time gave the Wallaby tourists a 20-19 victory over a South West selection in Agen last night, the second narrow escape of their French tour. They won last Saturday's opener in Dax with two tries in the last 10 minutes. Michael Lynagh kicked five penalties for Australia while the Agen stand-off, Pierre Montlaur, kicked four penalties and converted Thierry Bourdet's try.

TOUR MATCH (Agen): French South-West Regional XV 19 Australia 20. South-West: Try Diaz; Penalties Montlaur 4; Conversions: Montlaur. Australia: Try Horan; Penalties Lynagh 5.

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