Sunwolves name side to face Cheetahs
Tokyo - The Sunwolves have made several changes to their line-up that will take on the Cheetahs at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium on Saturday (kick-off 07:15 SA time).
Derek Carpenter returns to the side at outside centre, while Takaaki Nakazuru is on the right wing, with Shota Emi switching to the left.
Up front, Rahboni Warren Vosayaco and Malgene Ilaua replace Willie Britz and Yoshitaka Tokunaga respectively in the backrow, while in the locks Kotaro Yatabe comes in for Noahiro Kotaki.
The front row sees Takuma Asahara and Yusuke Niwai start at tighthead and hooker.
15 Kotaro Matsushima, 14 Takaaki Nakazuru, 13 Derek Carpenter, 12 Harumichi Tatekawa, 11 Shota Emi, 10 Yu Tamura, 9 Fumiaki Tanaka, 8 Rahboni Warren Vosayaco, 7 Shuhei Matsuhashi, 6 Malgene Ilaua, 5 Sam Wykes, 4 Kotaro Yatabe, 3 Takuma Asahara, 2 Yusuke Niwai, 1 Keita Inagaki
Substitutes: 16 Takeshi Hino, 17 Koki Yamamoto, 18 Yasuo Yamaji, 19 Hitoshi Ono, 20 Shokei Kin, 21 Keisuke Uchida, 22 Jumpei Ogura, 23 William Tupou