Waisake Naholo and Tevita Nabura will start for the Highlanders against the Stormers tomorrow night.
Highlanders coach Aaron Mauger has made two changes to his starting side for their home match.
He has replaced left‑wing Tevita Li with the uncapped Tevita Nabura, while Liam Coltman will start at hooker in place of Ash Dixon, who has been replaced due to a back injury.
The Highlanders will meet the Stormers at 6.35pm tomorrow while the Rebels will face the Brumbies at 8.45pm.
On Saturday, the Hurricanes will meet the Crusaders at 6.35pm while the Reds will meet the Bulls at 8.45pm.
Highlanders: Ben Smith (captain), Waisake Naholo, Rob Thompson, Tei Walden, Tevita Nabura, Lima Sopoaga, Aaron Smith, Luke Whitelock, Dillon Hunt, Liam Squire, Tom Franklin, Jackson Hemopo, Siate Tokolahi, Liam Coltman, Daniel Lienert‑Brown. Reserves: Greg Pleasants‑Tate, Aki Seiuli, Tyrel Lomax, Shannon Frizell, Elliot Dixon, Josh Renton, Fletcher Smith, Matt Faddes.
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