Canterbury vs Taranaki
George Bridge, Connor Garden-Bachop, Braydon-Ennor, Sam Beard, Ngane Punivai, Brett Cameron, Mitchell Drummond (capt), Hugh Renton, Tom Christie, Billy Harmon, Mitchell Dunshea, Luke Romano, Sef Fa'agase, Nathan Vella, Alex Hodgman
Reserves: Nic Souchon, Daniel Lienert-Brown, Chris King, Hamish Dalzell, Reed Prinsep, Connor Collins, Phil Burleigh, James Hawkey
Yarrows Taranaki Bulls to play Canterbury, Saturday, 7:35pm;
Mitchell Crosswell (cc) – 50th match for Taranaki
Teihorangi Walden (cc)
Unavailable due to All Black duties: Beauden Barrett, Scott Barrett, Jordie Barrett, Waisake Nahalo, Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, Angus Ta'avao.
Not available for this game: Kane Thompson (hamstring), Lachlan Boshier (shoulder), Pita Sowakula (shoulder), Toa Halafihi (shoulder), Daniel Waite (shoulder), Logan Crowley (concussion), Brendan Leonard (achilles), Stephen Perofeta (shoulder), Manasa Mataele (ankle).
Season ending injuries: Bradley Slater (back), Mitchell Graham (leg), Fin Hoeata (shoulder), Mitchell Brown (knee), Sean Wainui (shoulder), Kiniviliame Naholo (ankle), Marty McKenzie (hip).
Chris Gawler wasn’t even first choice for Lincoln uni this year. Now playing itm cup.
Decent win. Ennor continuing to look the goods in the midfield. Will be a good bench option for midfield/Wong next year and get some time if Crotty and Jack get forced breaks.
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@act-crusader with 3 months between the end of super rugby and the game against the boks surely there won’t be stand downs