Teenage wing to face Bulls
Cape Town - The Chiefs have made eight changes to their side that will face the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday, with 18-year-old Anton Lienert-Brown given his Super Rugby debut.
According to the Chiefs' official website
, the defending champions have made eight changes to their run-on fifteen from the one which lost to the Force in Perth last week.
Prop Pauliasi Manu, hooker Rhys Marshall, lock Matt Symons, flank Tanerau Latimer and No 8 Kane Thompson have been bought into the starting line up for the forwards.
In the backs, Tim Nanai-Williams who experienced a minor hamstring tweak in the last game will move to the bench and is replaced by Andrew Horrell.
Lienert-Brown makes his debut on the wing after some strong performances during the pre-season and Mils Muliaina moves back to fullback.
Ben Afeaki will start off the bench and is joined by Jamie Mackintosh, Mahonri Schwalger, Michael Fitzgerald, Sam Cane and Gareth Anscombe.
Kick-off is at 15:00 on Saturday.Teams:Bulls:
15 Jurgen Visser
, 14 Akona Ndungane, 13 JJ Engelbrecht
, 12 Jan Serfontein, 11 Bjorn Basson
, 10 Jacques-Louis Potgieter, 9 Francois Hougaard
, 8 Dewald Potgieter
, 7 Jacques du Plessis, 6 Deon Stegmann
, 5 Victor Matfield
(captain), 4 Paul Willemse
, 3 Werner Kruger
, 2 Callie Visagie
, 1 Dean Greyling
Substitutes: 16 Bongi Mbonambi
, 17 Marcel vd Merwe, 18 Grant Hattingh
, 19 Jono Ross
, 20 Piet van Zyl, 21 Handré Pollard, 22 Ulrich Beyers
, 23 Morné MelletChiefs:
15 Mils Muliaina, 14 Anton Lienert-Brown, 13 Andrew Horrell, 12 Tom Marshall, 11 Asaeli Tikoirotuma, 10 Aaron Cruden (captain), 9 Tawera Kerr-Barlow, 8 Kane Thompson, 7 Tanerau Latimer, 6 Liam Messam, 5 Brodie Retallick, 4 Matt Symons, 3 Ben Tameifuna, 2 Rhys Marshall, 1 Pauliasi Manu
Substitutes: 16 Mahonri Schwalger, 17 Jamie Mackintosh, 18 Ben Afeaki, 19 Michael Fitzgerald, 20 Sam Cane, 21 Augustine Pulu, 22 Gareth Anscombe, 23 Tim Nanai-Williams