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Brumbies effects two changes ahead of Waratahs clash

Brumbies head coach Dan McKeller has named his squad to play Waratahs this weekend
In his team Dan has considered two changes. Scott Sio has been selected at loosehead prop with the twins Richie Arnold and Rory Arnold pairing at the lock for the first time in Super Rugby.
Scott will team up with Allan Alaalatoa either side of the hooker Folau Fainga’a. Tom Cusack will be unavailable after suffering a head knock in Hamilton against the Chiefs making Blake Enever to shift from lock to flanker to cater for the inclusion of Richie Arnold at the lock. Enever will be joined by David Pocock and Isi Naisarani in the backrow.
The backline which has produced a total of fifteen tries in the past five straight games remains unchanged for the sixth  straight game.
Joe powell and Christian Lealifano will go on providing a quick and decisive ball with the center pairing if Kyle Gidwin and Tevita Kuridrani creating space for the back three.
Tom banks the leading try scorer (eight tries) and Henry Speight (seven tries ) will be joined by Andrew Muirhead who has crossed for three tries in his last four outings to create nulerous problems for opposition defences with his pace and electrick footwork.
Brumbies: 15 Tom Banks, 14 Henry Speight, 13 Tevita Kuridrani, 12 Kyle Godwin, 11 Andrew Muirhead, 10 Christian Lealiifano, 9 Joe Powell, 8 Isi Naisarani, 7 David Pocock, 6 Blake Enever, 5 Richie Arnold, 4 Rory Arnold, 3 Allan Alaalatoa, 2 Folau Fainga’a, 1 Scott Sio
Replacements: 16 Connal McInerney, 17 Nic Mayhew, 18 Leslie Leuluaialii-Makin, 19 Sam Carter, 20 Lachlan McCaffrey, 21 Matt Lucas, 22 Wharenui Hawera, 23 Lausii Taliauli

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