Flank Jordy Reid will earn his first start of the season for the Rebels when they host the Chiefs in Melbourne on Saturday.
Reid, who is elevated to the starting lineup after a series of impressive performance off the bench, comes in ahead of Scott Fuglistaller.
After missing last weekend's defeat to the Waratahs, Luke Jones returns to the second row ahead of Cadeyrn Neville, who has been named among the reserves.
Rebels – 15 Mike Harris, 14 Dom Shipperley, 13 Tamati Ellison, 12 Mitch Inman, 11 Sefanaia Naivalu, 10 Jack Debreczeni, 9 Nic Stirzaker, 8 Scott Higginbotham (c), 7 Jordy Reid, 6 Sean McMahon, 5 Lopeti Timani, 4 Luke Jones, 3 Paul Alo-Emile, 2 Pat Leafa, 1 Toby Smith.
Subs: 16 Tom Sexton, 17 Cruze Ah-Nau, 18 Tim Metcher, 19 Cadeyrn Neville, 20 Colby Fainga’a, 21 Luke Burgess, 22 Tom English, 23 Bryce Hegarty.
Photo: Melbourne Rebels