Crusaders change for Reds
Cape Town - The Crusaders have made five changes for their Vodacom Super Rugby match against the Reds in Brisbane on Sunday.
Kick-off is at 08:05 SA time.
According to the SA Rugbymag website
, Richie McCaw returns to his usual position of openside flank while veteran Corey Flynn is recalled at hooker. Luke Romano comes off the bench to start at No 4 lock alongside Sam Whitelock.
Luke Whitelock retains the No 8 jersey while Kieran Read takes another week to recover from a head knock
Rey Lee-Lo will start at outside centre, taking the spot vacated by Kieron Fonotia who aggravating a hamstring injury against the Brumbies last weekend.
The Crusaders are currently second in the New Zealand Conference and sixth in the Overall standings, while the Reds are bottom of the Australian Conference and 13th in the Overall log.Teams:Reds
15 Israel Dagg, 14 Johnny McNicholl, 13 Rey Lee-Lo, 12 Ryan Crotty (c), 11 Nemani Nadolo, 10 Colin Slade, 9 Andy Ellis, 8 Luke Whitelock, 7 Richie McCaw, 6 Jordan Taufua, 5 Samuel Whitelock, 4 Luke Romano, 3 Owen Franks, 2 Corey Flynn, 1 Wyatt Crockett
Substitutes: 16 Ben Funnell, 17 Tim Perry, 18 Nepo Laulala, 19 Jimmy Tupou, 20 George Whitelock, 21 Willi Heinz, 22 Tyler Bleyendaal, 23 Nafi Tuitavake