New halfbacks for Force

Scrumhalf Alby Mathewson and flyhalf Zack Holmes will start for the Force against the Brumbies in Perth on Friday. 

The halfbacks return as two of four changes to the starting lineup, replacing South African duo Sias Ebersohn and Ryan Louwrens.

Up front, No 4 lock Sam Wykes comes in ahead of Steve Mafi, while tighthead prop Guy Millar earns his first Vodacom Super Rugby start. 

Force – 15 Dane Haylett-Petty, 14 Luke Morahan, 13 Marcel Brache, 12 Kyle Godwin, 11 Nick Cummins, 10 Zack Holmes, 9 Alby Mathewson, 8 Ben McCalman, 7 Matt Hodgson (c), 6 Angus Cottrell, 5 Adam Coleman, 4 Sam Wykes, 3 Guy Millar, 2 Nathan Charles, 1 Pek Cowan.
Subs: 16 Heath Tessmann, 17 Chris Heiberg, 18 Tetera Faulkner, 19 Steve Mafi, 20 Kane Koteka, 21 Ryan Louwrens, 22 Luke Burton, 23 Patrick Dellit.

Photo: Western Force

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