• Harris, Daley return for Reds

    The Reds have made four changes for their match against the Hurricanes on Hurricanes in Wellington on Friday.

    In the forwards, Ben Daley returns from a knee injury suffered in South Africa to replace Greg Holmes at loosehead and Saia Fainga'a takes over from James Hanson as starting hooker.

    In the backs, Mike Harris returns from an Achilles injury that ruled him out of the last match, replacing Anthony Fainga'a at inside centre and Jamie-Jerry Taulagi comes on to the wing at the expense of Rod Davies.

    Captain James Horwill will earn his 100th cap for the Reds.

    Meanwhile, the Hurricanes have made only one change with Ben Franks coming in at loosehead prop in place of Reggie Goodes, who drops to the bench.

    Reds – 15 Ben Lucas, 14 Chris Feauai-Sautia, 13 Ben Tapuai, 12 Mike Harris, 11 Jamie-Jerry Taulagi, 10 Quade Cooper, 9 Will Genia, 8 Jake Schatz, 7 Beau Robinson, 6 Eddie Quirk, 5 James Horwill (c), 4 Rob Simmons, 3 James Slipper, 2 Saia Fainga'a, 1 Ben Daley.
    Subs: 16 James Hanson, 17 Greg Holmes, 18 Jono Owen, 19 Ed O'Donoghue, 20 Curtis Browning, 21 Nick Frisby, 22 Anthony Fainga'a, 23 Rod Davies.

    Hurricanes – 15 Andre Taylor, 14 Cory Jane, 13 Conrad Smith (c), 12 Alapati Leiua, 11 Julian Savea, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 TJ Perenara, 8 Victor Vito, 7 Jack Lam, 6 Faifili Levave, 5 James Broadhurst, 4 Jeremy Thrush, 3 Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, 2 Dane Coles, 1 Ben Franks.
    Subs: 16 Motu Matu'u, 17 Chris Eves, 18 Reggie Goodes, 19 Blade Thomson, 20 Ardie Savea, 21 Chris Smylie, 22 Tim Bateman, 23 Matt Proctor.

    Super Rugby teams (Round 11)

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