VODAFONE SUPER RUGBY WEEK TEN PREVIEW

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NSW Waratahs v Lions

When: Friday April 20 at 19:45 AEDT
Where: Allianz Stadium, Sydney
TV: Super Rugby will be live on FOX Sports 505 and Super W will be live on FOX Sports 503
Radio: LIVE on RUGBY.com.au Radio and ABC Grandstand Platforms

Broadcast information:

  • The Waratahs have made just one change which will see Tom Staniforth return to the starting side for the first time since round four
  • The Tahs will be chasing their fourth consecutive win making it their longest winning streak since 2014
  • The Australian Conference ladder leaders have won all 10 matches against the Lions at Allianz Stadium
  • The Super W Grand Final will kick off first with NSW Women hosting arch rivals Queensland Women at 16:40 AEDT
  • The stadium is set to celebrate ANZAC Day and is offering all service men and women free entry to both matches

Queensland Reds v Chiefs

When: Saturday April 21 at 19:45 AEDT
Where: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
TV: Live on FOX Sports 505
Radio: LIVE on RUGBY.com.au Radio and ABC Grandstand Platforms

Broadcast information:

  • The Reds have made three personnel changes with prop Taniela Tupou and scrumhalf Ben Lucas returning from injury and flanker Angus Scott-Young promoted to the run-on team
  • The match will mark Queensland’s 1,000th match in the state’s 136-year Rugby history
  • Legendary former Wallabies flanker George Smith will make his first appearance of the 2018 season
  • Suncorp Stadium will also welcome back around 50 former Reds players who will line the tunnel before kick off

Bulls v Melbourne Rebels

When: Saturday April 21 at 23:05 AEDT
Where: Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
TV: Live on FOX Sports 505

Broadcast information:

  • The Rebels have made three changes which includes Reece Hodge returning to centre after recovering from a hamstring injury
  • The match will see playmaker Jack Debreczini celebrate his 50th Super Rugby and Melbourne Rebels appearance
  • Scrumhalf Michael Ruru will make his first-ever Rebels start replacing Will Genia who suffered a hamstring injury last weekend

Brumbies v Jaguares

When: Sunday April 22 at 16:05 AEDT
Where: GIO Stadium, Canberra
TV: Live on FOX Sports 505
Radio: LIVE on RUGBY.com.au Radio and ABC Grandstand Platforms

Broadcast information:

  • Wallabies winger Henry Speight is set to celebrate his 100th Super Rugby match
  • Brumbies skipper Sam Carter is in line to return to the starting XV after recovering from a head injury
  • The Brumbies beat the Jaguares 39-15 in their last clash in Buenos Aires in 2017
  • The Canberra squad will looking for back to back wins on home soil for the first time since 2016

Australian Conference Standings after week nine:
Waratahs 24
Rebels 21
Brumbies 14
Reds 13
Sunwolves 2

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