But the Wallabies flanker will look to make his highly anticipated return against the Jaguares next week in Buenos Aires.
It marks the only change to the Brumbies’ starting side after last week’s defeat of the Lions, while Murray Douglas comes onto the bench and playmaker Wharenui Hawera replaces Irae Simone.
The 3-5 Brumbies are looking to make a late charge for finals, while the 4-4 Stormers are riding high after beating Australian conference leaders the Rebels last week in Melbourne.
Brumbies: Tom Banks, Henry Speight, Tevita Kuridrani, Tom Wright, Toni Pulu, Christian Lealiifano (c), Joe Powell, Pete Samu, Jahrome Brown, Tom Cusack, Sam Carter, Rory Arnold, Allan Alaalatoa, Folau Faingaa, Scott Sio. Reserves: Josh Mann-Rea, James Slipper, Les Makin, Darcy Swain, Murray Douglas, Matt Lucas, Wharenui Hawera, Andy Muirhead.
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