Kings ring the changes for 'Canes clash
Cape Town - Southern Kings Head Coach Deon Davids has made five changes to the starting line up for the match against the Hurricanes in Wellington on Friday night.
Up front Sti Sithole moves up from the bench to replace Schalk Ferreira, who suffered concussion against the Crusaders.
Edgar Marutlulle returns at hooker where he will replace Martin Ferreira who drops out of the matchday squad.
CJ Velleman swaps places with Chris Cloete, who moves to the bench in a rotational change by Davids.
Stefan Willemse joins the team alongside Velleman at flank, replacing Thembelani Bholi who has also returned home after being diagnosed with a hamstring tear.
One change in the backs sees Ntando Kebe return to the starting line up with Kevin Luiters, who started against the Crusaders, moving to the bench in another rotational move.
Martin Bezuidenhoudt comes onto the bench as replacement hooker, with Justin Ackerman as replacement prop.
15 James Marshall, 14 Cory Jane, 13
Willis Halaholo, 12 Ngani Laumape, 11 Jason Woodward, 10 Beauden
Barrett, 9 TJ Perenara, 8 Blade Thomson, 7 Ardie Savea, 6 Vaea Fifita, 5
Mark Abbott, 4 Michael Fatialofa, 3 Jeff Toomaga-Allen, 2 Dane Coles
(captain), 1 Chris Eves
Substitutes: 16 Ricky Riccitelli, 17 Loni
Uhila, 18 Ben May, 19 Geoff Cridge, 20 Callum Gibbins, 21 Te Toiroa
Tahuriorangi, 22 Vince Aso, 23 Matt Proctor
Jurgen Visser, 14 Luzuko Vulindlu, 13 Stefan Watermeyer, 12 Shane
Gates, 11 Malcolm Jaer, 10 Louis Fouche, 9 Ntando Kebe, 8 Jacques
Engelbrecht, 7 Stefan Willemse, 6 CJ Velleman, 5 JC Astle, 4 Steven
Sykes (captain), 3 Jacobie Adriaanse, 2 Edgar Marutlulle, 1 Sti Sithole
16 Martin Bezuidenhoudt, 17 Justin Ackerman, 18 Tom Botha, 19 Schalk
Oelofse, 20 Chris Cloete, 21 Kevin Luiters, 22 Elgar Watts, 23 JP Du