Rebels hand Owen debut
24 May 2012
Prop Jono Owen will start his first game for the Rebels against the Hurricanes.
Owen replaces Rodney Blake, who drops to the bench. Luke Jones is back at blindside flanker after his two match suspension, with Tim Davidson at openside, replacing Michael Lipman who is being rested. Tom Chamberlain will start on the bench after overcoming concussion issues.
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 Tim Davidson, 6 Luke Jones, 5 Hugh Pyle, 4 Cadeyrn Neville, 3 Jono Owen, 2 Ged Robinson, 1 Nic Henderson.
Subs: 16 Adam Freier, 17 Rodney Blake, 18 Al Campbell, 19 Tom Chamberlain, 20 Richard Kingi, 21 James Hilgendorf, 22 Stirling Mortlock.