Fiji Time: 3:57 PM on Saturday 23 September

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Chiefs make three changes for Blues

AAP
Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Update: 5:27PM THE return of prop Ben Tameifuna and lock Michael Fitzgerald are among three changes to the Chiefs' starting side to face the Blues in New Plymouth on Friday night.

Tameifuna comes in for Josh Hohneck, who moves to the bench, while Fitzgerald replaces Ross Filipo.

The other change for the defending Super Rugby champions is the inclusion of Bundee Aki at inside centre as part of a reshuffled backline.

On the bench, hard-running loose forward Liam Squire makes his comeback after a spell out because of concussion.

The Chiefs moved back top of the New Zealand conference after their 38-8 victory over Lions last week.

But just five points separate them from the Blues, who are bottom of the conference.

"Traditionally, our games against the Blues have been real ding-dong battles," Chiefs coach Dave Rennie said.

"With not much between any team in the New Zealand conference, it's a massive game for both sides."

Chiefs: Tom Marshall, Dwayne Sweeney, Tim Nanai-Williams, Bundee Aki, James Lowe, Gareth Anscombe, Tawera Kerr-Barlow, Liam Messam (captain), Sam Cane, Tanerau Latimer, Brodie Retallick, Michael Fitzgerald, Ben Tameifuna, Nathan Harris, Pauliasi Manu. Reserves: Mahonri Schwalger, Jamie Mackintosh, Josh Hohneck, Matt Symons, Liam Squire, Brad Weber, Andrew Horrell, Anton Lienert-Brown.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61690.5979
JPY 56.853253.8532
GBP 0.36700.3590
EUR 0.41880.4068
NZD 0.69110.6581
AUD 0.63360.6086
USD 0.50190.4849

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 22nd, August, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. A sad graduation for Waqatakirewa
  2. A-G: Pay overtime
  3. Mine land claim
  4. Leaders disagree
  5. Sedition accused guilty
  6. iTaukei women told to be proud of their identity
  7. Union berates State
  8. Call for climate warriors
  9. Velovelo residents could become permanent leaseholders
  10. Families resort to muddy water

Top Stories this Week

  1. The fee to kill Tuesday (19 Sep)
  2. $16k dream holiday Monday (18 Sep)
  3. Mysteries of the floating island Wednesday (20 Sep)
  4. A sad graduation for Waqatakirewa Saturday (23 Sep)
  5. Head teacher in court for sexual assault Monday (18 Sep)
  6. Pay rise deal Wednesday (20 Sep)
  7. Man freed from prison Tuesday (19 Sep)
  8. Resort's legacy Thursday (21 Sep)
  9. Murder suspects further remanded Monday (18 Sep)
  10. Planned water disruption advisory for Suva Wednesday (20 Sep)