13 Mar 2008

Two New Zealand teams make changes for their Friday night Super 14 matches

8:22 am on 13 March 2008

The Hurricanes coach, Colin Cooper has made four changes to the starting 15 for their match against the Brumbies in Canberra tomorrow night.

Neemia Tialata re-joins the side for Tim Fairbrother, who plays off the bench, while Chris Masoe comes in for Scott Waldrom who takes his brother Thomas's place on the bench.

Jacob Ellison takes the place of John Schwalger whose failed to recover from an injury at loosehead prop.

In one change to the backs, Cory Jane returns from injury to fullback with Shannon Paku switching to the right wing in place of Ma'a Nonu, who is serving a one-week suspension.

And the chiefs midfielder Richard Kahui moves from centre to second-five in coach Ian Foster's rearranged backline for their Friday night clash with the Stormers in Hamilton.

Kahui's been out for the past two weeks with an ankle injury.

Mils Muliaina moves from fullback to centre with Sosene Anesi going back to 15, Lelia Masaga gets a start on the wing and Liam Messam takes over at number eight from Sione Lauaki, who goes to the reserves.