Simmons returns for Reds

The Reds have made two changes to their pack for Saturday's clash against the Stormers at Newlands.

Lock Rob Simmons returns to the starting lineup after recovering from a shoulder injury, with Cadeyrn Neville dropping back to the bench. Curtis Browning will replace injured eighthman Jake Schatz.

On the bench, flanker Michael Gunn will make his first appearance since the opening round of Super Rugby, with centre Duncan Paia-aua pulling on the Reds jersey for the first time since the beginning of 2015. 

Reds – 15 Karmichael Hunt, 14 Chris Feauai-Sautia, 13 Samu Kerevi, 12 Anthony Fainga'a, 11 Eto Nabuli, 10 Jake McIntyre, 9 Nick Frisby, 8 Curtis Browning, 7 Liam Gill, 6 Hendrik Tui, 5 Rob Simmons, 4 Ben Matwijow, 3 Greg Holmes, 2 Andrew Ready, 1 James Slipper (c).
Subs: 16 Saia Fainga'a, 17 Sef Fa'agase, 18 Sam Talakai, 19 Cadeyrn Neville, 20 Michael Gunn, 21 James Tuttle, 22 Duncan Paia’aua, 23 Ayumu Goromaru.

Super Rugby teams (Round 9)

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