Kings change for Brumbies
Cape Town - The Kings have made several changes to their team to
take on the Australian Conference and Overall table-topping Brumbies in their Super Rugby match in
Canberra on Friday.
Kick-off is at 10:40 SA time.
According to the rugby365.com website
, Springbok Waylon Murray has been named at outside centre in his first
start of the season.
Murray will start at No 13, with Ronnie Cooke moving to the left wing.
Marcello Sampson returns from a heel injury to take his place on the bench.
Argentinean scrumhalf Nicolas Vergallo starts at No 9, while Shaun
Venter drops to the bench.
In the front row, hooker Hannes Franklin starts at No 2 and Grant Kemp at tighthead, with Bandise Maku and Kevin Buys on the bench.
In other changes to the forwards, Rynier Bernado starts at lock while Cornel du Preez returns from injury (tight hamstring) and starts at No 8.
15 George Whitehead, 14 Sergeal
Petersen, 13 Waylon Murray, 12 Andries Strauss (captain), 11 Ronnie
Cooke, 10 Demetri Catrakilis, 9 Nicolas Vergallo, 8 Cornell du Preez, 7
Wimpie van der Walt, 6 Devin Oosthuizen, 5 Rynier Bernardo, 4 Steven
Sykes, 3 Grant Kemp, 2 Hannes Franklin, 1 Schalk Ferreira
16 Bandise Maku, 17 Kevin Buys, 18 David
Bulbring, 19 Jacques Engelbrecht, 20 Shaun Venter, 21 Marcello Sampson,
22 Elric van Vuuren