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    Lowe to take Chiefs high

    James Lowe will be a key man when the Chiefs look to bag a bonus-point victory against the hapless Blues in Hamilton, writes JON CARDINELLI.

    McMahon will rattle Reds

    The Reds will need to contain Rebels flank Sean McMahon in their quest to claim an away victory in Melbourne on Friday, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.

    Sharks welcome back Boks

    Marcell Coetzee, Cobus Reinach and Pat Lambie have returned to the Sharks starting lineup for their match against the Crusaders at Kings Park on Saturday.

    Genia off to France

    Wallabies scrumhalf Will Genia will join Stade Français after the World Cup on a three-year deal.

    Speight shifts to centre

    Henry Speight will wear the Brumbies No 13 jersey against the Cheetahs in Canberra on Saturday.

    Brodie back in business

    Brodie Retallick has returned to the Chiefs starting lineup for their match against the Blues in Hamilton on Saturday.

    Hunt makes Reds return

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

    Lopeti at lock for Rebels

    The Rebels have made two changes for their clash with the Reds in Melbourne on Friday.