Tahs reshuffle for Cape clash
17 May 2012
The Waratahs have made a string of changes for their clash with the Stormers at Newlands on Saturday.
Brendan McKibbin and Bernard Foley start at scrumhalf and fullback respectively, while Adam Ashley-Cooper shifts to inside centre.
In the forwards, Dave Dennis starts at No 8 in place of Wycliff Palu, who plays off the wood. Sitaleki Timani and Dean Mumm pair up in the second row, with Kane Douglas dropping to the bench.
There is uncertainty about the fitness of hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau following his concussion a fortnight ago. He will be monitored this week to determine his readiness for the match.
Waratahs – 15. Bernard Foley, 14. Tom Kingston, 13. Rob Horne, 12. Adam Ashley-Cooper, 11. Atieli Pakalani, 10. Berrick Barnes, 9. Brendan McKibbin, 8. Dave Dennis, 7. Chris Alcock, 6. Rocky Elsom (c), 5. Sitaleki Timani, 4. Dean Mumm, 3. Sekope Kepu, 2. John Ulugia/Tatafu Polota-Nau, 1. Benn Robinson
Subs: 16. Josh Mann-Rea, 17. Jeremy Tilse, 18. Kane Douglas, 19. Jono Jenkins, 20. Wycliff Palu, 21. Sarel Pretorius, 22. Daniel Halangahu