The Highlanders have made a couple of late changes to their team to tackle the Reds with a scrumhalf switch.
Highlanders coach has swapped around Aaron Smith and Jimmy Cowan after Smith had originally been named in the starting XV. Cowan will now wear the No.9 jersey, while Smith warms the bench.
There has been a similar change in the second row, where Josh Bekhuis will now partner Nick Crosswell instead of Jarrad Hoeata, who drops onto the bench for the clash.
Earlier it was announced that internationals James Haskell and Andrew Hore have been reinstated into the starting line-up after both players were benched for last week's match.
Highlanders (revised): 15 Ben Smith, 14 Kade Poki, 13 Siale Piutau, 12 Phil Burleigh, 11 Hosea Gear, 10 Mike Delany, 9 Jimmy Cowan, 8 Nasi Manu, 7 James Haskell, 6 Adam Thomson, 5 Nick Crosswell, 4 Josh Bekhuis, 3 Ma'afu Fia, 2 Andrew Hore, 1 Jamie Mackintosh (captain).
Replacements: 16 Jason Rutledge, 17 Chris King, 18 Jarrad Hoeata, 19 Tim Boys, 20 Aaron Smith, 21 Chris Noakes, 22 Kenny Lynn.
Date: Friday, July 6
Venue: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Kick-off: 19.40 (09.40 GMT)
Referee: Jonathan Kaplan (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Angus Gardner (Australia), James Leckie (Australia)
TMO: Steve Lesczcynski (Australia)