It's the NSW Waratahs first conference clash of the 2020 Super Rugby season, as they take on the Melbourne Rebels at AAMI Park this Friday night.
Rob Penney has made several changes to his Round 2 side, with Angus Bell making his Super Rugby starting debut in the front row alongside Robbie Abel and Harry Johnson-Holmes.
Jed Holloway replaces Lachlan Swinton in the back row, while Jack Maddocks joins the starting XV on the left win in place of Mark Nawaqanitawase.
Alex Newsome shifts from the right wing to outside centre, as Cameron Clark makes his first appearance for the 2020 season.
Tom Robertson, Mark Nawaqanitawse, Lalakai Foketi and Lachlan Swinton will all appear via the bench.
NSW Waratahs Round 3 team announcement:
|1||LOOSEHEAD PROP||ANGUS BELL|
|3||TIGHTHEAD PROP||HARRY JOHNSON-HOLMES|
|4||LEFT LOCK||TOM STANIFORTH|
|5||RIGHT LOCK||ROB SIMMONS (c)|
|6||LEFT FLANKER||JED HOLLOWAY|
|7||RIGHT FLANKER||MICHAEL HOOPER|
|8||NUMBER EIGHT||JACK DEMPSEY|
|11||LEFT WING||JACK MADDOCKS|
|12||INSIDE CENTRE||KARMICHAEL HUNT|
|13||OUTSIDE CENTRE||ALEX NEWSOME|
|14||RIGHT WING||CAMERON CLARK|
|15||FULLBACK||KURTLEY BEALE (vc)|
Vodafone Super Rugby - Round 3
Melbourne Rebels v NSW Waratahs
Friday 14 February
Kick off: 7.15pm (local)