Crusaders make three changes for Hurricanes
Article Published: Wednesday 17 February 2016
Article | | Print Article
Crusaders head coach Todd Blackadder has named his team to play in their final
Super Rugby pre-season match which is against the Hurricanes at Blenheim's
Lansdowne Park .
The match will be played at 4:30pm on Friday, with the Crusaders Knights and
Hurricanes Development team playing the curtain raiser at 2:30pm.
Head Coach Todd Blackadder has made just three changes to the starting fifteen
that drew with the Highlanders last week.
Mitchell Drummond will start at halfback in front of the Blenheim crowd, with
Andy Ellis providing cover off the bench.
Nemani Nadolo and Johnny McNicholl step into the starting fifteen on the wings.
Sean Wainui and Kieron Fonotia switch places this week so that Fonotia starts
and centre and Wainui at second five. The forwards remain unchanged from last
1. Joe Moody ,2. Codie Taylor3. Mike Alaalat,oa,4. Scott Barrett,5. Samuel
Whitelock (C),6. Jimmy Tupou,7. Tim Boys,8. Jordan Taufua,9. Mitchell Drummond,10.
Richie Mo'unga,11. Nemani Nadolo,12. Sean Wainui,13. Kieron Fonotia,14.
Johnny McNicholl,15. David Havili
Replacements : Ben Funnell, Wyatt Crockett, Owen Franks, Oliver Jager, Mitchell
Dunshea, Andy Ellis, Ben Volavola, Jone Macilai, Pete Samu, Reed Prinsep