Kingi blow for Rebels

Richard Kingi has been ruled out of Saturday’s clash against the Crusaders with a hamstring injury.

Julian Huxley will start in Kingi’s place at fullback while coach Damian Hill has made two changes to his pack. Tim Davidson switches to blindside flank to replace the suspended Luke Jones, while Michael Lipman slots in at openside.

Rebels – 15 Julian Huxley, 14 Mark Gerrard, 13 Mitch Inman, 12 Lachlan Mitchell, 11 Cooper Vuna, 10 Kurtley Beale, 9 Nick Phipps, 8 Gareth Delve (c), 7 Michael Lipman, 6 Tim Davidson, 5 Hugh Pyle, 4 Cadeyrn Neville, 3 Rodney Blake, 2 Ged Robinson, 1 Nic Henderson.
Subs: 16 Adam Freier, 17 Jono Owen, 18 Al Campbell, 19 Ryan Hodson, 20 Nic Stirzaker, 21 James Hilgendorf, 22 Stirling Mortlock.