The Chiefs have replaced the Stormers in the top eight following a convincing 59-8 bonus-point win over the Rebels in Melbourne on Friday.
Quade Cooper sent a timely reminder to the Wallabies selectors with a composed performance in the Rebels’ 15-20 defeat against the Waratahs in Melbourne on Friday.
Stormers coach Robbie Fleck says Steven Kitshoff was the logical option to replace Siya Kolisi as captain against the Rebels on Friday. DYLAN JACK reports.
Rebels coach Dave Wessels has made five changes to his side ahead of their game against the Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Quade Cooper will make his first appearance for the Rebels in a Vodacom Super Rugby warm-up match against the Brumbies in Canberra on Saturday.