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Pre-season: Super Rugby XVs

06th February 2014 07:47

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Tamati Ellison at Rebels training

Rebels centre: Tamati Ellison

With Super Rugby 2014 edging ever closer, teams are stepping up their preparations with friendly matches. Here we bring you their line-ups.

Wallabies such as Will Genia, Quade Cooper, Kurtley Beale and Scott Higginbotham all start, along with the Blues star signing Benji Marshall.

Henry Speight is named at 13 for the Brumbies.

Meanwhile, new Rebels recruit Tamati Ellison will start for the franchise in their second-half line-up that will take on the Hurricanes this weekend.

Reds v Chiefs

Reds: 15 Aidan Toua, 14 Dom Shipperley, 13 Ben Tapuai, 12 Mike Harris, 11 Lachie Turner, 10 Quade Cooper, 9 Will Genia, 8 Jake Schatz, 7 Liam Gill, 6 Eddie Quirk, 5 James Horwill (captain), 4 Rob Simmons, 3 James Slipper, 2 Saia Fainga'a, 1 Ben Daley.
Replacements (from): 16 Greg Holmes, 17 Albert Anae, 18 Jono Owen, 19 Ed O'Donoghue, 20 Blake Enever, 21 Dave McDuling, 22 Curtis Browning, 23 Nick Frisby, 24 Chris Kuridrani, 25 Samuela Kerevi, 26 Chris Feauai-Sautia, 27 Rod Davies, 28 Jonah Placid.

Chiefs: tbc


Waratahs v Blues

Waratahs: 15 Kurtley Beale, 14 Matt Carraro, 13 Rob Horne, 12 Jonno Lance, 11 Peter Betham, 10 Bernard Foley, 9 Nick Phipps, 8 Wycliff Palu, 7 Pat McCutcheon, 6 Dave Dennis (captain), 5 Will Skelton, 4 Kane Douglas, 3 Paddy Ryan, 2 Tatafu Polota Nau, 1 Benn Robinson.
Replacements: To be confirmed

Blues: 15 Albert Nikoro, 14 Frank Halai, 13 George Moala, 12 Jackson Willison, 11 Tevita Li, 10 Benji Marshall, 9 Bryn Hall, 8 Peter Saili, 7 Luke Braid, 6 Kane Barrett, 5 Tom Donnelly, 4 Liaki Moli, 3 Angus Ta'avao, 2 James Parsons, 1 Sam Prattley.
Replacements (from): Greg Pleasants-Tate, Tom McCartney, Ofa Tu'ungafasi, William Lloyd, Patrick Tuipulotu, Jordan Manihera, Brendon O'Connor, Sonatane Takulua, Chris Noakes, Simon Hickey, Francis Saili, Lolagi Visinia, Baden Kerr, Charles Piutau.


Rebels v Hurricanes

Rebels first-half: 15 Jason Woodward, 14 Tom Kingston, 13 Tom English, 12 Mitch Inman, 11 Telusa Veainu, 10 Bryce Hegarty, 9 Luke Burgess, 8 Lopeti Timani, 7 Sean McMahon, 6 Jordy Reid, 5 Luke Jones, 4 Hugh Pyle, 3 Laurie Weeks, 2 Pat Leafa, 1 Max Lahiff.

Rebels second-half: 15 Alex Rokobaro, 14 Lachlan Mitchell, 13 Tamati Ellison, 12 Lalakai Foketi, 11 Joe Kamana, 10 Angus Roberts, 9 Ben Meehan, 8 Scott Higginbotham, 7 Scott Fuglistaller, 6 Colby Fainga'a, 5 Sam Jeffries, 4 Hugh Pyle, 3 Paul Alo-Emile, 2 Steve Faulau, 1 Toby Smith.

Hurricanes: 15 Andre Taylor, 14 Nehe Milner-Skudder, 13 Tim Bateman, 12 Hadleigh Parkes, 11 Matt Proctor, 10 Marty Banks, 9 TJ Perenara, 8 Victor Vito, 7 Ardie Savea, 6 Brad Shields, 5 Mark Reddish, 4 James Broadhurst, 3 John Schwalger, 2 Dane Coles, 1 Ben Franks.
Replacements (from): Ash Dixon, Chris Eves, Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, Brendon Edmonds, Jeremy Thrush, Mark Abbott, Jack Lam, Blade Thomson, Billy Guyton, Chris Smylie, Beauden Barrett, Cardiff Vaega, Julian Savea, Cory Jane.


Brumbies v ACT XV

Brumbies: 15 Jesse Mogg, 14 Joe Tomane, 13 Henry Speight, 12 Andrew Smith, 11 Harumichi Tatekawa, 10 Matt Toomua, 9 Nic White, 8 Ben Mowen (c), 7 David Pocock, 6 Scott Fardy, 5 Jack Whetton, 4 Leon Power, 3 Ben Alexander, 2 Stephen Moore, 1 Scott Sio.
Replacements (from): Ruan Smith, Siliva Siliva, Ruaidhri Murphy, Lachlan Murphy, Fotu Auelua, Jordan Smiler, Jarrad Butler, Michael Dowsett, Lionel Cronje, Rodney Iona, Clyde Rathbone, Stephan Van Der Walt, Robbie Coleman.


Western Force v Samoa A

Force (from): Robbie Abel, Chris Alcock, Phoenix Battye, Marcel Brache, Nathan Charles, Angus Cottrell, Pek Cowan, Nick Cummins, Patrick Dellit, Sias Ebersohn, Tetera Faulkner, Kyle Godwin, Richard Hardwick, Jayden Hayward, Matt Hodgson (captain), Zack Holmes, Ollie Hoskins, Dillyn Leyds, Kieran Longbottom, Ryan Louwrens, Alby Mathewson, Ben McCalman, Luke Morahan, Ian Prior, Junior Rasolea, Dylan Sage, Brynard Stander, Wilhelm Steenkamp, Ed Stubbs, Heath Tessmann, Corey Thomas, Chris Tuatara-Morrison, Rory Walton, Sam Wykes.


Sharks v Lions

Sharks: 15 SP Marais, 14 Odwa Ndungane, 13 Paul Jordaan, 12 Francois Steyn, 11 Lwazi Mvovo, 10 Patrick Lambie, 9 Cobus Reinach, 8 Tera Mtembu, 7 Jean Deysel, 6 Marcell Coetzee, 5 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 4 Anton Bresler, 3 Jannie du Plessis, 2 Bismarck du Plessis (captain), 1 Tendai Mtawarira.
Replacements: 16 Monde Hadebe, 17 Dale Chadwick, 18 Lourens Adriaanse, 19 Stephan Lewies, 20 Jacques Botes, 21 Ryan Kankowski, 22 Charl McLeod, 23 Fred Zeilinga, 24 Heimar Williams, 25 S'bura Sithole, 26 Jaco van Tonder.

Lions: 15 Coenie van Wyk, 14 Deon van Rensburg , 13 Stokkies Hanekom , 12 Alwyn Hollenbach (c), 11 Chrysander Botha , 10 Wilie du Plessis, 9 Faf de Klerk, 8 Willie Britz, 7 Ruaan Lerm, 6 Warwick Tecklenburg, 5 Martin Muller, 4 Lourens Erasmus, 3 Bees Roux, 2 Willie Wepener, 1 Jacques van Rooyen.
Replacements: 16 Malcolm Marx, 17 Charles Marais, 18 Corne Fourie, 19 Stephan Vermeulen, 20 Hugo Kloppers, 21 MB Lusaseni, 22 Stephan de Witt, 23 Ross Cronje, 24 JW Jonker, 25 Ruan Combrinck, 26 Deon Helberg

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