Super Rugby Pacific Team Tracker: Reds boosted as Josh Flook returns from injury for Blues clash

David Skippers
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Check out the teams ahead of the 13th round of Super Rugby Pacific, where Reds outside centre Josh Flook will return to action against the Blues in Brisbane on Friday, after recovering from a groin injury.

Friday

Moana Pasifika v Crusaders
Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland

Moana Pasifika: 15 William Havili, 14 Tima Fainga’anuku, 13 Fine Inisi, 12 Levi Aumua, 11 Neria Fomai, 10 Christian Lealiifano, 9 Ere Enari, 8 Solomone Funaki (c), 7 Alamanda Motuga, 6 Miracle Faiilagi, 5 Mike McKee, 4 Michael Curry, 3 Chris Apoua, 2 Samiuela Moli, 1 Abraham Pole
Replacements: 16 Luteru Tolai, 17 Ezekiel Lindenmuth, 18 Sosefo ‘Apikotoa, 19 Mahonri Ngakru, 20 Jonah Mau’u, 21 Jonathan Taumateine, 22 Henry Taefu, 23 Timoci Tavatavanawai

Crusaders: 15 Will Jordan, 14 Chay Fihaki, 13 Jack Goodhue, 12 Dallas McLeod, 11 Macca Springer, 10 Fergus Burke, 9 Noah Hotham, 8 Cullen Grace, 7 Corey Kellow, 6 Sione Havili Talitui, 5 Zach Gallagher, 4 Scott Barrett (c), 3 Tamaiti Williams, 2 Brodie McAlister, 1 Kershawl Sykes-Martin
Replacements: 16 Ioane Moananu, 17 Andrew Turner, 18 Seb Calder, 19 Dominic Gardiner, 20 Christian Lio-Willie, 21 Mitch Drummond, 22 Taha Kemara, 23 Will Gualter

Reds v Blues
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

Reds: 15 Jock Campbell, 14 Suliasi Vunivalu, 13 Josh Flook, 12 Taj Anna, 11 Filipo Daugunu, 10 Lawson Creighton, 9 Tate McDermott (cc), 8 Seru Uru, 7 Fraser McReight, 6 Liam Wright (cc), 5 Angus Blyth, 4 Connor Vest, 3 Sef Fa’agase, 2 Richie Asiata, 1 George Blake
Replacements: 16 Matt Faessler, 17 Dane Zander, 18 Zane Nonggorr, 19 Ryan Smith, 20 Harry Wilson, 21 Louis Werchon, 22 Tom Lynagh, 23 Mac Grealy

Blues: 15 Zarn Sullivan, 14 Mark Telea, 13 Bryce Heem, 12 Harry Plummer, 11 AJ Lam, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 Sam Nock, 8 Hoskins Sotutu, 7 Adrian Choat, 6 Akira Ioane, 5 Cameron Suafoa, 4 Patrick Tuipulotu (c), 3 Marcel Renata, 2 Ricky Riccitelli, 1 Jordan Lay
Replacements: 16 Kurt Eklund, 17 Joshua Fusitu’a, 18 Nepo Laulala/James Lay, 19 James Tucker, 20 Anton Segner, 21 Taufa Funaki, 22 Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, 23 Jacob Ratumaitavuki-Kneepkens

Saturday

Highlanders v Rebels
Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin

Highlanders: 15 Connor Garden-Bachop, 14 Jonah Lowe, 13 Fetuli Paea, 12 Sam Gilbert, 11 Jona Nareki, 10 Freddie Burns, 9 Aaron Smith, 8 Hugh Renton, 7 Billy Harmon (c), 6 Sean Withy, 5 Max Hicks, 4 Shannon Frizell, 3 Jermaine Ainsley, 2 Andrew Makalio, 1 Ethan de Groot
Replacements: 16 Leni Apisai, 17 Daniel Lienert-Brown, 18 Saula Ma’u, 19 Marino Mikaele-Tu’u, 20 James Lentjes, 21 Folau Fakatava, 22 Mitch Hunt, 23 Thomas Umaga-Jensen

Rebels: 15 Andrew Kellaway, 14 Lachlan Anderson, 13 Lukas Ripley, 12 Stacey Ili, 11 Monty Ioane, 10 Reece Hodge, 9 Ryan Louwrens, 8 Richard Hardwick, 7 Brad Wilkin (c), 6 Vaiolini Ekuasi, 5 Matt Philip, 4 Josh Canham, 3 Sam Talakai, 2 Alex Mafi, 1 Matt Gibbon
Replacements: 16 Jordan Uelese, 17 Isaac Aedo Kailea, 18 Pone Fa’amausili, 19 Trevor Hosea, 20 Tamati Ioane, 21 James Tuttle, 22 Nick Jooste, 23 Joe Pincus

Chiefs v Hurricanes
FMG Stadium, Hamilton

Chiefs: 15 Shaun Stevenson, 14 Emoni Narawa, 13 Alex Nankivell, 12 Anton Lienert-Brown, 11 Etene Nanai-Seturo, 10 Damian McKenzie, 9 Brad Weber (cc), 8 Luke Jacobson, 7 Sam Cane (cc), 6 Pita Gus Sowakula, 5 Tupou Vaa’i, 4 Brodie Retallick, 3 George Dyer, 2 Samisoni Taukei’aho, 1 Aidan Ross
Replacements: 16 Tyrone Thompson, 17 Ollie Norris, 18 John Ryan, 19 Naitoa Ah Kuoi, 20 Simon Parker, 21 Cortez Ratima, 22 Josh Ioane, 23 Rameka Poihipi

Hurricanes: 15 Josh Moorby, 14 Julian Savea (c), 13 Billy Proctor, 12 Peter Umaga-Jensen, 11 Kini Naholo, 10 Aidan Morgan, 9 Cam Roigard, 8 Brayden Iose, 7 Du’Plessis Kirifi, 6 Devan Flanders, 5 Isaia Walker-Leawere, 4 James Blackwell, 3 Owen Franks, 2 Jacob Devery, 1 Xavier Numia
Replacements: 16 Hame Faiva, 17 Tevita Mafileo, 18 Pasilio Tosi, 19 Justin Sangster, 20 Caleb Delany, 21 Jamie Booth, 22 Riley Hohepa, 23 Salesi Rayasi

Waratahs v Fijian Drua
Allianz Stadium, Sydney

Waratahs: 15 Max Jorgensen, 14 Mark Nawaqanitawase, 13 Izaia Perese, 12 Joey Walton, 11 Dylan Pietsch, 10 Ben Donaldson, 9 Jake Gordon (c), 8 Langi Gleeson, 7 Michael Hooper, 6 Will Harris, 5 Hugh Sinclair, 4 Jed Holloway, 3 Harry Johnson-Holmes, 2 Dave Porecki, 1 Te Tera Faulkner
Replacements: 16 Mahe Vailanu, 17 Nephi Leatigaga, 18 Archer Holz, 19 Ned Hanigan, 20 Taleni Seu, 21 Charlie Gamble, 22 Teddy Wilson, 23 Harry Wilson

Fijian Drua: 15 Ilaisa Droasese, 14 Selestino Ravutaumada, 13 Iosefo Masi, 12 Kalaveti Ravouvou, 11 Taniela Rakuro, 10 Caleb Muntz, 9 Peni Matawalu, 8 Meli Derenalagi (c), 7 Vilive Miramira, 6 Joseva Tamani, 5 Te Ahiwaru Cirikidaveta, 4 Isoa Nasilasila, 3 Jone Koroiduadua, 2 Tevita Ikanivere, 1 Haereiti Hetet
Replacements: 16 Zuriel Togiatama, 17 Emosi Tuqiri, 18 Mesake Doge, 19 Etonia Waqa, 20 Elia Canakaivata, 21 Philip Baselala, 22 Kemu Valetini, 23 Apisalome Vota

Western Force v Brumbies
HBF Park, Perth

Western Force: 15 Chase Tiatia, 14 Zach Kibirge, 13 Sam Spink, 12 Hamish Stewart, 11 Manasa Mataele, 10 Max Burey, 9 Issak Fines-Leleiwasa, 8 Rahboni Vosayaco, 7 Carlo Tizzano, 6 Michael Wells (c), 5 Felix Kalapu, 4 Jeremy Williams, 3 Tom Robertson, 2 Folau Fainga’a, 1 Angus Warner
Replacements: 16 Tom Horton, 17 Marley Pearce, 18 Siosifa Amone, 19 Tim Anstee, 20 Isi Naisarani, 21 Ian Prior, 22 George Poolman, 23 Toni Pulu

Brumbies: 15 Andy Muirhead, 14 Ollie Sapsford, 13 Hudson Creighton, 12 Tamati Tua, 11 Corey Toole, 10 Jack Debreczeni, 9 Ryan Lonergan (c), 8 Pete Samu, 7 Rory Scott, 6 Charlie Cale, 5 Tom Hooper, 4 Darcy Swain, 3 Rhys Van Nek, 2 Billy Pollard, 1 Blake Schoupp
Replacements: 16 Connal McInerney, 17 Fred Kaihea, 18 Sefo Kautai, 19 Jack Wright, 20 Luke Reimer, 21 Klayton Thorn, 22 Noah Lolesio, 23 Jesse Mogg

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