Rathbone starts for Brumbies
Cape Town - Clyde Rathbone has successfully completed a return to top class rugby after being selected in Jake White’s starting XV to take on the Reds on Saturday, February 16. Kick-off is at 10:40 SA time.
Rathbone, who hasn’t played since 2009, being forced into retirement as a result of depression, starts on the wing in place of Joseph Tomane.
Ben Mowen will captain the side while David Pocock makes his debut for the side after signing from Force at the end of last season.
15. Jesse Mogg, 14. Henry Speight, 13. Andrew Smith, 12. Christian Lealiifano, 11. Clyde Rathbone, 10. Matt Toomua, 9. Nic White, 8. Ben Mowen (captain), 7. David Pocock, 6. Peter Kimlin, 5. Sam Carter, 4. Scott Fardy, 3. Dan Palmer, 2. Stephen Moore, 1. Ben Alexander
Substitutes: 16. Siliva Siliva, 17. Ruaidhri Murphy, 18. Colby Faingaa, 19. Fotu Auelua, 20. Ian Prior, 21. Joseph Tomane, 22. Robbie Coleman