Chiefs squad for historic Super Rugby match in Fiji

Date published: June 27 2016

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The Chiefs host the Crusaders in this highly anticipated fixture and for this first-ever Super Rugby game to be played at the ANZ Stadium in Suva, Fiji.

The Super Rugby season resumes this week with the top two New Zealand Conference teams going head-to-head in Fiji.

A 25-man squad has been selected and will travel to Fiji on Tuesday, with the matchday squad to be announced that will face the seven-time champions. 

Included in the travelling squad is veteran hooker Hika Elliot who is set to play his 100th match for the Chiefs if he takes the field on Fiji.

With Johan Bardoul and Michael Allardice sustaining season ending injuries in recent weeks, Mitchell Brown (Taranaki) and Jacob Skeen (Waikato) join the squad as replacement players for the remaining games. 

Chiefs squad to travel to Fiji: Brad Weber, Tawera Kerr-Barlow, Aaron Cruden, Stephen Donald, James Lowe, Toni Pulu, Andrew Horrell, Anton Lienert-Brown, Seta Tamanivalu, Damian McKenzie, Sam McNicol, Kane Hames, Siegfried Fisi’ihoi, Hiroshi Yamashita, Atu Moli, Hika Elliot, Nathan Harris, Dominic Bird, Brodie Retallick, Taleni Seu, Sam Cane, Tom Sanders, Mitchell Brown, Lachlan Boshier, Jacob Skeen

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