Pisi back for Cheetahs duel
Cape Town - Sunwolves coach Mark Hammett has named his team
for their Super Rugby encounter against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Friday
Hammett made a few changes to the team that lost 46-19 to
the Stormers in Cape Town last weekend.
Playmaker Tusi Pisi is back at flyhalf after being rested
against the Stormers last week. He replaces Yu Tamura in the No 10 jersey.
Mifiposeti Paea moves to the wing after playing in the
midfield against the Stormers. He replaces the injured Akihito Yamada, while
Derek Carpenter's new midfield partner will be Harumichi Tatekawa.
Up front, Liaki Moli moves to the second row to replace the
suspended Timothy Bond, while veteran lock Hitoshi Ono also returns to the
Hammett has also shuffled his back row with Tomás Leonardi
starting at flank, while Ed Quirk moves to No 8.
Andrew Durutalo, who came off the bench against the
Stormers, will wear the No 7 jersey.
15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Nico Lee, 12
Francois Venter (captain), 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Niel Marais, 9 Shaun Venter, 8
Paul Schoeman, 7 Uzair Cassiem, 6 Hilton Lobberts, 5 Francois Uys, 4 Lood de
Jager, 3 Maks van Dyk, 2 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 1 Charles Marais
Substitutes: 16 Jacques du Toit, 17 Danie Minnie, 18 Johan
Coetzee, 19 Carl Wegner, 20 Henco Venter, 21 Oupa Mohoje, 22 Tian Meyer, 23
15 Riaan Viljoen, 14 Viliami Lolohea, 13 Harumichi Tatekawa
12 Derek Carpenter, 11 Mifiposeti Paea, 10 Tusi Pisi, 9 Yuki Yatomi, 8 Ed
Quirk, 7 Andrew Durutalo, 6 Tomás Leonardi, 5 Liaki Moli, 4 Hitoshi Ono, 3
Takuma Asahara, 2 Shota Horie (captain), 1 Masataka Mikami
Substitutes: 16 Takeshi Kizu, 17 Ziun Gu, 18 Shinnosuke
Kakinaga, 19 Faatiga Lemalu, 20 Yoshiya Hosoda, 21 Kaito Shigeno, 22 Yu Tamura,
23 Yasutaka Sasakura