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It may seem like madness for the struggling Lions to release one of their most reliable players to an overseas club, but the departure of Doppies la Grange to Italian outfit Benetton Treviso is part of a "succession plan".
After sticking with the same team in their last two outings the Western Force coaching panel has made six changes to the 22 man squad that will tackle the Rebels on Sunday.
After leading the table-topping Bulls into the closing minutes of last Friday's match, Waratahs coach Michael Foley has made four changes to the side in the hope of overcoming the second-placed Stormers.
The Crusaders experiment with Dan Carter at inside centre appears to have come to an end with the star flyhalf in the No.10 jersey for the clash with the Blues in Christchurch on Saturday.
Lucky for some they say, but who will fortune favour in Round 13 of Super Rugby this season with the jostling for log positron beginning to heat up with pride and reputation on the line.
Golden Lions Rugby Union President Kevin de Klerk says he remains optimistic over the union's participation in the Super Rugby competition.
Stormers coach Allister Coetzee has confirmed that his attempts to sign Saracens loose forward Ernst Joubert amongst others as short-term injury cover were not successful.
Stormers captain Jean de Villiers is happy with the winning mentality that his side have developed this season, but admits that they are still looking for the complete performance.
Lions coach John Mitchell on Wednesday left his side unchanged for their Super Rugby clash against the defending champion Reds in Brisbane on Saturday.
Cheetahs coach Naka Drotsk? on Wednesday made one change to the side to meet the Sharks in their Super Rugby clash in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
Stormers coach Allister Coetzee has made two changes, including a first Super Rugby start for Canadian import Jebb Sinclair, in the team to take on the Waratahs at Newlands on Saturday.
RugbyWA, the governing body of the Western Force, revealed that they are "well advanced" in their search for a head coach to replace Richard Graham - who was forced to resigned the role last month.
Western Province Vodacom Cup coach John Dobson has ever seen his team lose only once in two years, and this weekend in Kimberley they have the chance to bring some senior silverware back to Newlands for the first time in eleven years.
Zack Holmes will make his run-on debut for the Brumbies this Friday in Wellington, when the West Australian flyer fills the No.10 jersey in his side's clash with the Hurricanes.
Mercurial Queensland Reds playmaker Quade Cooper becomes the latest Wallaby star to return to the team from injury, after being selected at flyhalf for Saturday's match against the struggling South African outfit, the Lions.
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