After a superb cameo off the bench in last Saturday’s 23-14 comeback win over the Western Force, Hunt will line up at inside centre at ANZ Stadium.
In the pack, Wallabies prop Tom Robertson comes into a new-look front row after four months out with a back injury.
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Jack Dempsey makes his return to the starting XV after two weeks coming off the bench, swapping with youngster Will Harris.
Waratahs: Jack Maddocks, James Ramm, Joey Walton, Karmichael Hunt, Alex Newsome, Will Harrison, Mitch Short, Jack Dempsey, Michael Hooper, Lachlan Swinton, Rob Simmons (c), Ned Hanigan, Harry Johnson-Holmes, Tom Horton, Tom Robertson. Reserves: Robbie Abel, Tetera Faulkner, Angus Bell, Tom Staniforth, Will Harris, Michael McDonald, Mark Nawaqanitawase, Ben Donaldson.
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