26 Jun 2009

Ross looking forward to another start

6:52 am on 26 June 2009

The All Black lock Issac Ross is confident in his role in the team and has no problems with his late call up to the starting fifteen for tomorrow night's test against Italy in Christchurch.

Ali Williams return from an on-going achilles injury hit a snag yesterday when he was withdrawn from the side and replaced by Ross, who started in the two tests against France.

Ross says he's increasingly confident about calling the lineouts after those 2 matches against France, but knows the Italians pride themselves on their forward play.

meanwhile the All Blacks doctor Deb Robinson says a better idea of Williams long term prognosis should be known in the next 24 hours or so.