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Fijian 3 Get Nod To Face Blues Today

Starting on the wing is Sevu Reece along with loosehead prop George Bower while Manasa Mataele is on the reserve bench.
25 Apr 2021 11:39
Fijian 3 Get Nod To Face Blues Today
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Crusaders head coach Scott Robertson has retained three Fijian players in today’s Super Rugby Aotearoa clash against Blues at the Orangetheory Stadium in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Starting on the wing is Sevu Reece along with loosehead prop George Bower while Manasa Mataele is on the reserve bench.

The Blues have got Hoskins Sotutu at No.8. The match kicks off at 3.35pm and is shown live on Sky Pacific.

Line-up 

Crusaders: 1. George Bower, 2. Codie Taylor (VC), 3. Michael Alaalatoa, 4.Scott Barrett (C), 5. Samuel Whitelock, 6. Ethan Blackadder, 7. Sione Havili Talitui, 8. Cullen Grace, 9. Mitchell Drummond, 10. Richie Mo’unga, 11. George Bridge, 12. David Havili (VC), 13. Leicester Fainga’anuku, 14. Sevu Reece, 15. Will Jordan. Reserves: 16. Brodie McAlister, 17. Tamaiti Williams*, 18. Oliver Jager, 19. Mitchell Dunshea, 20. Tom Sanders, 21. Bryn Hall, 22. Dallas McLeod, 23. Manasa Mataele.

Blues: 15. Stephen Perofeta, 14. Mark Telea, 13. Rieko Ioane, 12. Tanielu Tele’a, 11. Caleb Clarke, 10. Harry Plummer, 9. Jonathan Ruru, 8. Hoskins Sotutu, 7. Dalton Papalii, 6. Blake Gibson, 5. Sam Darry, 4. Gerard Cowley-Tuioti, 3. Nepo Laulala, 2. Kurt Eklund, 1. Karl Tu’inukuafe. Reserves: 16. Soane Vikena, 17. Marcel Renata, 18. Ofa Tuungafasi, 19. Taine Plumtree, 20. Akira Ioane, 21. Finlay Christie, 22. Otere Black, 23. AJ Lam.

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