Hunt makes Reds return

Karmichael Hunt has been named on the Reds bench for their match against the Rebels in Melbourne on Friday.

The former rugby league and Aussie rules player returns following a six-week suspension for cocaine possession.

Greg Holmes, Liam Gill and Chris Feauai-Sautia have been included in the starting lineup. 

This will be Holmes’s first start in 2015, while Gill is back after missing two weeks due to suspension for a dangerous tackle. Feauai-Sautia replaces Chris Kuridrani on the right wing.

Reds – 15 Lachie Turner, 14 Chris Feauai-Sautia, 13 Samu Kerevi, 12 Anthony Fainga’a, 11 James O’Connor, 10 Quade Cooper, 9 Will Genia, 8 Jake Schatz, 7 Liam Gill, 6 Adam Thomson, 5 James Horwill, 4 Dave McDuling, 3 Greg Holmes, 2 James Hanson, 1 James Slipper (c).
Subs: 16 Ben Daley, 17 Saia Fainga’a, 18 Sef Faagase, 19 Marco Kotze, 20 Curtis Browning, 21 Nick Frisby, 22 Chris Kuridrani, 23 Karmichael Hunt.

Super Rugby teams (Round 8)

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