Chiefs make six changes for unbeaten Stormers

Wales will take on the Chiefs on their tour of New Zealand

The Chiefs have named a Super Rugby team to play the Stormers in Cape Town on Saturday with six changes to the side that lost to the Highlanders.

Chiefs coach Dave Rennie has named captain Liam Messam to start at flanker with Japanese captain Michael Leitch making his Super Rugby debut at No.8.

Brad Weber starts at halfback and is joined by Tim Nanai-Williams at centre, Bryce Heem on the right wing and Damian McKenzie at fullback.

Jamie Mackintosh, Augustine Pulu, Andrew Horrell and Tom Marshall all join the replacements.


1. Pauliasi Manu , 2. Hika Elliot , 3. Ben Tameifuna , 4. Matt Symons , 5. Michael Fitzgerald , 6. Liam Messam , 7. Sam Cane , 8. Michael Leitch ** , 9. Brad Weber , 10. Aaron Cruden , 11. James Lowe , 12. Sonny Bill Williams , 13. Tim Nanai-Williams , 14. Bryce Heem , 15. Damian McKenzie

Replacements: 16. Quentin MacDonald , 17. Siate Tokolahi , 18. Jamie Mackintosh , 19. Michael Allardice , 20. Maama Vaipulu , 21. Augustine Pulu , 22. Andrew Horrell , 23. Tom Marshall

** Super Rugby Debut

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