Cummins boost for Force

Nick Cummins has returned from injury to take his place in the Force team named to play the Lions on Saturday.

Cummins will start on the wing after recovering from a quadriceps strain. The only other change to the Force side that lost to the Rebels sees Alfi Mafi promoted to fullback ahead of David Harvey.

The Force are currently last in the Australian conference, while the Lions are at the foot of the South African and overall log.

Western Force – 15 Alfie Mafi, 14 Nick Cummins, 13 Will Tupou, 12 Rory Sidey, 11 Napolioni Nalaga, 10 Ben Seymour, 9 Brett Sheehan, 8 Ben McCalman, 7 David Pocock (captain), 6 Matt Hodgson, 5 Nathan Sharpe, 4 Toby Lynn, 3 Salesi Ma’afu, 2 Nathan Charles, 1 Pek Cowan.
Subs: 16 Elvis Taione, 17 Salesi Manu, 18 Phoenix Battye, 19 Richard Brown, 20 Lachlan McCaffrey, 21 Josh Holmes, 22 David Harvey.