The Chiefs will be missing plenty of prominent players when
they take on the Highlanders tomorrow night at Forsyth Barr
Robbie Robinson, Andrew Horrell and Richard Kahui are still
injured, and the midfield of the visiting side will be made
up of Tim Nanai-Williams, usually a fullback, and new boy
Gareth Anscombe, normally a first five-eighth, will start at
Sam Cane starts at the openside flank role, ahead of Tanerau
Latimer, while Pauliasi Manu will make his first start for
the franchise at loosehead prop.
The Highlanders name their team today.
To play Highlanders
Gareth Anscombe, Patrick Osborne, Tim Nanai-Williams, Bundee
Aki, Asaeli Tikoirotuma, Aaron Cruden, Tawera Kerr-Barlow,
Fritz Lee, Sam Cane, Liam Messam, Brodie Retallick, Craig
Clarke (captain), Ben Afeaki, Hika Elliot, Pauliasi Manu.
Reserves: Rhys Marshall, Ben Tameifuna, Michael Fitzgerald,
Tanerau Latimer, Augustine Pulu, Charlie Ngatai, Lelia