Brisbane - The Reds have named their side to take on the Crusaders at
Suncorp Stadium on Saturday.
The Reds have made three changes to the starting side for
this weekend’s match, with recent debutants lock Izack Rodda and wing Izaia
Perese in line for their run-on debuts after strong performances off the bench
in the opening stages of the competition.
Last year’s Pilecki Medal runner up, Hendrik Tui, has also
been promoted to the starting side at blindside flanker for the first time this
Lock Kane Douglas, flank Adam Korczyk and wing Chris Kuridrani have
been moved from the starting side to the reserves.
15 Karmichael Hunt, 14 Izaia Perese, 13 Samu Kerevi, 12 Duncan Paia’aua,
11 Eto Nabuli, 10 Quade Cooper, 9 Nick Frisby, 8 Scott Higginbotham, 7
George Smith, 6 Hendrik Tui, 5 Izack Rodda, 4 Rob Simmons, 3 Sam
Talakai, 2 Stephen Moore, 1 James Slipper(captain)
Substitutes:16 Andrew Ready, 17 Sef Fa’agase, 18
Taniela Tupou, 19 Kane Douglas, 20 Adam Korczyk, 21 James Tuttle, 22
Jake McIntyre, 23 Chris Kuridrani
Israel Dagg, 14 Seta Tamanivalu, 13 Jack Goodhue, 12 Ryan Crotty, 11
Digby Ioane, 10 Mitchell Hunt, 9 Mitchell Drummond, 8 Whetu Douglas, 7
Heiden Bedwell-Curtis, 6 Pete Samu, 5 Sam Whitelock(captain), 4
Scott Barrett, 3 Michael Alaalatoa, 2 Codie Taylor, 1 Joe Moody
16 Ben Funnell, 17 Tim Perry, 18 Oliver Jager, 19 Luke Romano, 20
Jordan Taufua, 21 Bryn Hall, 22 Marty McKenzie, 23 George Bridge