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Shepherd back for Force - Cameron Shepherd plays fullback for the Force against the Bulls in one of a number of changes.

Cameron Shepherd returns after a head knock a fortnight ago. Patrick Dellit remains in the run-on side but shifts to outside centre with Rory Sidey moving onto the wing.

In the forwards, prop Matt Dunning starts and will be partnered by Pek Cowan. On the bench utility back Mark Bartholomeusz has been included for Gene Fairbanks who is nursing an injury. Scrumhalf Mark Swanepoel gets a rare opportunity off the bench.

Force – 15 Cameron Shepherd, 14 Nick Cummins, 13 Patrick Dellit, 12 James O’Connor, 11 Rory Sidey, 10 Willie Ripia, 9 Brett Sheehan, 8 Ben McCalman, 7 Jono Jenkins, 6 Richard Brown, 5 Nathan Sharpe (c), 4 Sam Wykes, 3 Matt Dunning, 2 Ben Whittaker, 1 Pek Cowan
Subs: 16 Nathan Charles, 17 Kieran Longbottom, 18 Tom Hockings, 19 Tevita Metuisela, 20 Mark Swanepoel, 21 Mark Bartholomeusz, 22 Alfie Mafi