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    Ebersohn benched by Force

    2013-02-14 18:37
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    Sias Ebersohn (Force website)
    Cape Town - Former Cheetahs flyhalf Sias Ebersohn has been named on the bench by the Force for their opening Super Rugby clash against the Rebels in Melbourne on Friday.

    Kick-off is at 10:40 SA time.

    New Zealand's Sam Christie will be the starting flyhalf.

    Prop Pek Cowan captains the team in the absence of injured Matt Hodgson.

    Teams:

    Rebels:


    15 James O'Connor, 14 Lachlan Mitchell, 13 Mitch Inman, 12 Rory Sidey, 11 Richard Kingi, 10 Kurtley Beale, 9 Nick Phipps, 8 Gareth Delve (captain), 7 Scott Fuglistaller, 6 Scott Higginbotham, 5 Luke Jones, 4 Hugh Pyle, 3 Laurie Weeks, 2 Ged Robinson, 1 Nick Henderson

    Substitutes: 16 Shota Horie, 17 Paul Alo-Emile, 18 Cadeyrn Neville, 19 Jarrod Saffy, 20 Nick Stirzaker, 21 Alex Rokobaro, 22 Tom English

    Force:

    15 Will Tupou, 14 Patrick Dellit, 13 Winston Stanley, 12 Kyle Godwin, 11 Alfie Mafi, 10 Sam Christie, 9 Alby Mathewson, 8 Ben McCalman, 7 Chris Alcock, 6 Angus Cottrell, 5 Toby Lynn, 4 Sam Wykes, 3 Tetera Faulkner, 2 Nathan Charles, 1 Pek Cowan (captain)

    Substitutes: 16 Heath Tessmann, 17 Kieran Longbottom, 18 Phoenix Battye, 19 Richard Brown, 20 Mick Snowden, 21 Sias Ebersohn, 22 Junior Rasolea
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