A shoulder harm at coaching has dominated gun centre Jordan Petaia out of winless Queensland’s conflict with the Jaguares in Argentina on Sunday.
Petaia may have scans on his return to Brisbane, the most recent setback a merciless blow after a foot harm derailed his 2019 Tremendous Rugby marketing campaign in spherical two.
Fullback Bryce Hegarty drops to the bench, with winger Jock Campbell shifted to the again after the Reds missed their probability to topple South Africa’s Lions final weekend.
“We’re gutted for Jordan,” coach Brad Thorn stated.
“He’ll return dwelling with the squad and can be checked out for additional prognosis. It is personally irritating for him and likewise for us.”
Petaia can be changed by in-form centre Hunter Paisami whereas ahead Harry Hockings (hand) returns from harm to the bench.
Chris Feauai-Sautia will play his first recreation of 2020 after being named on the wing, whereas Angus Blyth will begin at lock and shift Lukhan Salakaia-Loto to the backrow.
Paisami has impressed off the bench thus far this season in slender losses to the Brumbies and Lions however may have his arms full in opposition to final yr’s grand finalists.
“We have had two tight video games and we’re trying to end this tour (nicely and) take one thing again with us,” Thorn stated.
“We have two bonus factors however we’re on the lookout for that win to place us in a superb house.”