Genia to lead Reds

Wallabies scrumhalf Will Genia will captain the Super Rugby champions when they play the Rebels on Friday.

The Reds will be without regular skipper James Horwill for the remainder of the season. Genia will take control of the side in the Wallabies lock’s absence.

Coach Ewen McKenzie has promoted Adam Wallace-Harrison to the starting line-up to replace Horwill. Radike Samo will cover lock on the bench.

Reds – 15 Luke Morahan, 14 Dom Shipperley, 13 Anthony Faingaa, 12 Mike Harris, 11 Digby Ioane, 10 Quade Cooper, 9 Will Genia (c), 8 Scott Higginbotham, 7 Liam Gill, 6 Jake Schatz, 5 Adam Wallace-Harrison, 4 Rob Simmons, 3 James Slipper, 2 Saia Faingaa, 1 Greg Holmes.
Subs: 16 James Hanson, 17 Ben Daley, 18 Radike Samo, 19 Beau Robinson, 20 Ben Lucas, 21 Chris F’sautia, 22 Nick Frisby.