Frank Lomani at scrum-half for Rebels against Brumbies

Matt Toomua moves to centre for Rebels
Matt Toomua moves to centre for Rebels

Rebels coach Dave Wessels has confirmed the matchday squad for the sixth round of Super Rugby AU game against Brumbies.

Andrew Kellaway moves from outside centre to right wing replacing Tom Pincus and will partner with Marika Koroibete at left wing. Injury to Ryan Louwrens sees Frank Lomani slotted at scrum-half while Campbell Magnay and skipper Matt Toomua form a new centre partnership.

Toomua's fly-half role has been assigned to Andrew Deegan while front row remains unchanged with Cameron Orr, Jordan Uelese and Jermaine Ainsley.

Matt Philip returns back to the XV to form a new second row partnership with Trevor Hosea while Josh Kemeny, Brad Wilkin and Isi Naisarani are at back row.

Rebels are at third place in Super Rugby AU with two wins and a draw from four games until now.

Rebels starting line-up: 15 Reece Hodge, 14 Andrew Kellaway, 13 Campbell Magnay, 12 Matt Toomua (c), 11 Marika Koroibete, 10 Andrew Deegan, 9 Frank Lomani; 1 Cameron Orr, 2 Jordan Uelese, 3 Jermaie Ainsley, 4 Matt Philip, 5 Trevor Hosea, 6 Josh Kemeny, 7 Brad Wilkin, 8 Isa Naisarani.

Reserves: 16 Etifusi Ma'afu, 17 Jacobus Eloff, 18 Vaiilli Fa'amausili, 19 Michael Stolberg, 20 Richard Hardwick, 21 Rob Leota, 22 James Tuttle, 23 Billy Meakes.

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