Brumbies do without Smith
Cape Town - Injured Brumbies flank George Smith has been replaced by Colby Faingaa for their Super Rugby match against the Blues in Auckland on Saturday.
Kick-off is at 09:35 SA time.
Smith suffered a medial ligament injury last weekend and is out of action for at least the next four weeks.
SA-born Clyde Rathbone joins the reserves to cover for Pat McCabe, who was injured last week.
The Brumbies are currently top of the Australian Conference
, two points ahead of the Reds (who play the Stormers in Cape Town this weekend), and third in the Overall standings
The Blues meanwhile find themselves third and sixth in the New Zealand Conference
and Overall log
15 Charles Piutau, 14 Frank Halai, 13 Rene Ranger, 13 Francis Saili, 11 George Moala, 10 Chris Noakes, 9 Piri Weepu, 8 Peter Saili, 7 Luke Braid, 6 Brendon O'Connor, 5 Ali Williams (captain), 4 Culum Retallick, 3 Angus Ta'avao/Sam Prattley, 2 Keven Mealamu, 1 Tim Perry
Substitutes: 16 James Parsons, 17 Sam Prattley/Ofa Tu'ungafasi, 18 Anthony Boric, 19 Kane Barrett, 20 Jamison Gibson-Park, 21 Baden Kerr, 22 Jackson WillisonBrumbies:
15 Jesse Mogg, 14 Henry Speight, 13 Tevita Kuridrani, 12 Christian Lealiifano, 11 Joseph Tomane, 10 Matt Toomua, 9 Nic White, 8 Ben Mowen (captain), 7 Colby Faingaa, 6 Peter Kimlin, 5 Sam Carter, 4 Scott Fardy, 3 Ben Alexander, 2 Stephen Moore, 1 Scott Sio
Substitutes: 16 Siliva Siliva, 17 Ruan Smith, 18 Jordan Smiler, 19 Fotu Auelua, 20 Ian Prior, 21 Robbie Coleman, 22 Clyde Rathbone