Richard Ferguson

Crusaders change one

Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :All Blacks, Original Content, Super Rugby on 24 Jul 2012 at 10:01
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Todd Blackadder has named his team to take on the Chiefs in Hamilton this weekend, making only one change from the team that beat the Bulls in the qualifier last weekend, with brothers Franks rotating in the front row, with Ben getting to start while Owen waits to make an impact later.

As reported earlier, Kieran Read is unavailable for this match, with Richie McCaw continuing at the back of the scrum while Matt Todd relishes more game time.

The Crusaders and Chiefs have had two matches so far this season, with the Crusaders beating the Chiefs in Hamilton, but losing to the Chiefs in Christchurch earlier in the season. The winner of this match will either face the Stormers in South Africa, or the Sharks in New Zealand.

Crusaders: 1. Wyatt Crockett , 2. Corey Flynn , 3. Ben Franks , 4. Luke Romano , 5. Samuel Whitelock , 6. George Whitelock , 7. Matt Todd , 8. Richie McCaw (c) , 9. Andy Ellis , 10. Dan Carter , 11. Zac Guildford , 12. Ryan Crotty , 13. Robbie Fruean , 14. Adam Whitelock , 15. Israel Dagg

Reserves : 16. Quentin MacDonald, 17. Owen Franks,18. Tom Donnelly ,19. Luke Whitelock ,20. Willi Heinz,21. Tom Taylor ,22. Sean Maitland

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