Kings change for Brumbies

    2013-04-03 11:15
    Cape Town - The Kings have made several changes to their team to take on the Australian Conference and Overall table-topping Brumbies in their Super Rugby match in Canberra on Friday.

    Kick-off is at 10:40 SA time.

    According to the website, Springbok Waylon Murray has been named at outside centre in his first start of the season.

    Murray will start at No 13, with Ronnie Cooke moving to the left wing.

    Marcello Sampson returns from a heel injury to take his place on the bench.

    Argentinean scrumhalf Nicolas Vergallo starts at No 9, while Shaun Venter drops to the bench.

    In the front row, hooker Hannes Franklin starts at No 2 and Grant Kemp at tighthead, with Bandise Maku and Kevin Buys on the bench.

    In other changes to the forwards, Rynier Bernado starts at lock while Cornel du Preez returns from injury (tight hamstring) and starts at No 8.



    15 George Whitehead, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Waylon Murray, 12 Andries Strauss (captain), 11 Ronnie Cooke, 10 Demetri Catrakilis, 9 Nicolas Vergallo, 8 Cornell du Preez, 7 Wimpie van der Walt, 6 Devin Oosthuizen, 5 Rynier Bernardo, 4 Steven Sykes, 3 Grant Kemp, 2 Hannes Franklin, 1 Schalk Ferreira

    Substitutes: 16 Bandise Maku, 17 Kevin Buys, 18 David Bulbring, 19 Jacques Engelbrecht, 20 Shaun Venter, 21 Marcello Sampson, 22 Elric van Vuuren

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