The inclusion of Wallaby back Karmichael Hunt is the only change to the Waratahs team for Saturday’s match-up with the Force in Sydney.
Head coach Rob Penney has named an unchanged starting lineup, but Hunt will make his return from injury via the bench.
He takes the spot of either Ben Donaldson or Tepai Moeroa, who were both substitutes last week. Penney has bracketed Donaldson and Moeroa and will make a call on who falls out of the squad later in the week.
Waratahs – 15 Jack Maddocks, 14 James Ramm, 13 Alex Newsome, 12 Joey Walton, 11 Mark Nawaqanitawase, 10 Will Harrison, 9 Mitch Short, 8 Will Harris, 7 Michael Hooper, 6 Lachlan Swinton, 5 Rob Simmons (c), 4 Ned Hanigan, 3 Harry Johnson-Holmes, 2 Robbie Abel, 1 Angus Bell.
Subs: 16 Tom Horton, 17 Tetera Faulkner, 18 Tiaan Tauakipulu, 19 Tom Staniforth, 20 Jack Dempsey, 21 Michael Mcdonald, 22 Ben Donaldson/Tepai Moeroa, 23 Karmichael Hunt.
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