Richard Ferguson

Reds forced into changes

Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :Original Content, Super Rugby on 3 May 2012 at 08:45
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The Reds welcome back the Faingaa twins for their clash against the Crusaders this weekend, with centre Anthony Faingaa selected straight into the starting line-up, with hooker Saia Faingaa having to make his impact felt off the bench.

The return of Anthony to the backline, sees Digby Ioane returning to play on the wing, as Faingaa and Mike Harris form the centre combination.

Jake Schatz replaces Beau Robinson on the flank, following the latter’s injury against the Blues last weekend, while prop Ben Daley also misses out due to injury, with Greg Holmes getting the call to start in the front row.

Reds: 1. Greg Holmes,2. James Hanson ,3. James Slipper,4. Rob Simmons,5. James Horwill (c),6. Jake Schatz,7. Liam Gill,8. Scott Higginbotham,9. Will Genia (vc),10. Ben Lucas,11. Digby Ioane,12. Mike Harris,13. Anthony Faingaa,14. Dom Shipperley,15. Luke Morahan

Replacements : 16. Saia Faingaa,17. Albert Anae,18. Adam Wallace-Harrison,19. Radike Samo,20. Eddie Quirk,21. Nick Frisby,22. Rod Davies


  • Saders should take this one comfortably.

  • Comment 1, posted at 03.05.12 08:48:11 by JarsonX Reply
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  • @JarsonX (Comment 1) : I would think so.

    Anyone know when Quade is due back. The Reds would have to start winning soon if they want to make the top 6.

  • Comment 2, posted at 03.05.12 08:51:58 by Letgo Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 2) : No idea about Quade, think he’ll only be back after the June break.

  • Comment 3, posted at 03.05.12 09:01:54 by JarsonX Reply
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