Hayden Parker (with ball) will start for the Sunwolves against the Rebels on Friday. Photo: Kiyoshi Ota/EPA

MELBOURNE – The Sunwolves have made 14 changes to their side to face the Melbourne Rebels in their Super Rugby match at AAMI Park on Friday.

Following their 26-23 win over the Stormers last week at in Hong Kong, the team has been almost completely overhauled.

The only player to retain his position is flyhalf Hayden Parker, while there are positional changes at eighthman, both flanks and locks. 

Captain Edward Quirk moves from flank to eighthman while Grant Hattingh moves from lock to flank.

The Sunwolves team is: 

15 Jason Emery, 14 Lomano Lemeki, 13 Michael Little, 12 Ryoto Nakamura, 11 Hosea Saumaki, 10 Hayden Parker, 9 Keisuke Uchida, 8 Edward Quirk (captain), 7 Shunsuke Nunomaki, 6 Grant Hattingh, 5 Shinya Makabe, 4 James Moore, 3 Jiwon Koo, 2 Jaba Bregvadze, 1 Craig Millar

Replacements: 16 Atsushi Sakate, 17 Keita Inagaki, 18 Hencus van Wyk, 19 Sam Wykes, 20 Rahboni Warren Vosayaco, 21 Kaito Shigeno, 22 Harumichi Tatekawa, 23 Semisi Masirewa 

African News Agency (ANA)


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