27 Apr 2012

Smith back from injury for Highlanders

10:49 am on 27 April 2012

Fullback Ben Smith returns to the Highlanders starting lineup for their Super Rugby clash with the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Sunday morning.

Smith missed the win over the Blues because of injury.

Tamati Ellison moves from fullback to centre with Phil Burleigh dropping out of the 22.

On the reserves bench, Tongan centre Siale Piutau returns after an ankle injury.