Brumbies bench SA-born prop
Ruan Smith (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Brumbies coach Jake White has selected South African-born prop Ruan Smith on the bench for their Super Rugby clash against the Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday.
Kick-off is at 11:40 SA time.
Smith, standing 188cm tall and weighing 123kg, made his Super Rugby debut for the Force during the 2012 season. He previously played for Western Province in the Vodacom Cup.
Meanwhile, in a blow for the Brumbies, prop Dan Palmer will miss the match through injury. Scott Sio replaces him in the front row.
15 Israel Folau, 14 Cam Crawford, 13 Adam Ashley-Cooper, 12 Rob Horne, 11 Drew Mitchell, 10 Bernard Foley, 9 Brendan McKibbin, 8 Wycliff Palu, 7 Michael Hooper, 6 Dave Dennis (captain), 5 Kane Douglas, 4 Sitaleki Timani, 3 Paddy Ryan, 2 Tatafu Polota-Nau, 1 Benn Robinson
Substitutes: 16 John Ulugia, 17 Sekope Kepu, 18 Will Skelton, 19 Mitchell Chapman, 20 Matt Lucas, 21 Berrick Barnes, 22 Peter Betham
15 Jesse Mogg, 14 Henry Speight, 13 Tevita Kuridrani, 12 Christian Lealiifano, 11 Joseph Tomane, 10 Matt Toomua, 9 Nic White, 8 Ben Mowen (captain), 7 George Smith, 6 Peter Kimlin, 4 Scott Fardy, 3 Ben Alexander, 2 Stephen Moore, 1 Scott Sio
Substitutes: 16. Siliva Siliva, 17 Ruan Smith, 18 Fotu Auelua, 19 Colby Faingaa, 20 Ian Prior, 21 Pat McCabe, 22 Robbie Coleman