March 12, 2021
Tevita Kuridrani has been named in the starting line-up for the Western Force against Fijians Marika Koroibete and Frank Lomani’s Melbourne Rebels in the Super Rugby Australia tonight.
Kuridrani’s Force is on the third spot with 4 points while the Rebels are fourth with 2 points in the Super Rugby Australia table.
After their two consecutive losses against the Reds and the Brumbies, the Rebels will be looking for their first win of the season tonight.
But, the Rebels side has benched Lomani and chances are for Carter Gordon to showcase his skills again.
The Force will take on the Rebels at 9.45 tonight and the Brumbies will face the Reds at 8.45pm tomorrow.
Western Force: Rob Kearney, Byron Ralston, Tevita Kuridrani, Richard Kahui, Marcel Brache, Jake McIntyre, Tomas Cubelli, Brynard Stander (captain), Kane Koteka, Fergus Lee-Warner, Ryan McCauley, Jeremy Thrush, Santiago Medrano, Feleti Kaitu’u, Tom Robertson
Replacements: Jack Winchester, Angus Wagner, Greg Holmes, Sitaleki Timani, Tomas Lezana, Ian Prior, Henry Taefu, Jack McGregor
Melbourne Rebels: Tom Pincus, Lachlan Anderson, Stacey Ili, Reece Hodge, Marika Koroibete, Matt To’omua (captain), Joe Powell, Michael Wells, Richard Hardwick, Joshua Kemeny, Trevor Hosea, Ross Haylett-Petty, Pone Faamausili, James Hanson, Cabous Eloff
Replacements: Ed Craig, Isaac Aedo Kailea, Lucio Sordoni, Steve Cummins, Robert Leota, Brad Wilkin/Tom Nowlan, James Tuttle, Frank Lomani/Carter Gordon
The Western Force will take on the Melbourne Rebels at 9.45pm tonight.
By Romeka Romena