Piri Weepu will carry a burden into Saturday's Air New Zealand Cup semi-final for Wellington hosting Southland.
In a now familiar move, Weepu will call the shots from first-five eight, as well as taking on the goal kicking.
Apart from last weekend's game against Tasman, Weepu says he hasn't done a lot of kicking in recent times but thinks he actually kicked quite well against Tasman.
He says he's relaxed about the move to as he's now played a lot
with halfback Alby Mathewson at both Air New Zealand Cup and Super
Wellington: Apoua Stewart, David Smith, Alapati Leuia, Shaun Treeby, Hosea Gear, Piri Weepu, Alby Mathewson, Mathew Luamanu, Serge Lilo, Victor Vito, Daniel Ramsay, Jacob Ellison (c), Anthony Perenise, Ged Robinson, John Schwalger.
Reserves: Dane Coles, Arden David-Perrot, Mark Reddish, Scott Fuglistaller, Fa'atonu Fili, Robert Fruean, Daniel Kirkpatrick.