Fiji Time: 1:25 AM on Tuesday 27 January

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Tawera starts

Aap
Thursday, July 03, 2014

WELLINGTON - All Black reserve halfback Tawera Kerr-Barlow is returning to the Chiefs' starting 15 among several changes for their must-win Super Rugby game against the Hurricanes in Hamilton.

Jamie Mackintosh comes in at prop, with Charlie Ngatai and Tim Nanai-Williams returning in the midfield.

Asaeli Tikoirotuma and James Lowe start on the wings with Tom Marshall at fullback.

Hooker Rhys Marshall comes onto the bench and is joined by prop Nick Barrett who has the chance to make his Super Rugby debut with Josh Hohneck out because of a broken thumb.

Augustine Pulu, Gareth Anscombe and Bundee Aki all move to the bench.

The Chiefs must win Friday's game to keep their title defence alive after losing 29-25 to the Highlanders last week.

It is expected to be the Chiefs' last home game for the season and will mark the official farewell for Tanerau Latimer, Asaeli Tikoirotuma, Bundee Aki and Mils Muliaina who are all heading offshore to continue their careers.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Ba retains title
  2. Things you didn't know about Kuridrani
  3. Hold on
  4. The television feed saga
  5. Man charged for assaulting daughter
  6. The day the sea level rose
  7. Ben to leave Waikato
  8. $150m marina plan
  9. Control outbreak
  10. Methodists focus on family life

Top Stories this Week

  1. Murders that shocked the world Tuesday (20 Jan)
  2. Facebook comments Tuesday (20 Jan)
  3. Soldier's death shocks family Tuesday (20 Jan)
  4. Breaking the silence Wednesday (21 Jan)
  5. No payout for police Wednesday (21 Jan)
  6. 'No money' in 2004 Wednesday (21 Jan)
  7. Opposition challenges PM to walk the talk Friday (23 Jan)
  8. Disappointment at late posting of graduate teachers Wednesday (21 Jan)
  9. Ten days time Thursday (22 Jan)
  10. Boy strives to make mum proud Tuesday (20 Jan)