A loose forward, a commentator and a debutant - the Chiefs' locking crisis could create a rather unorthodox combination in the second row on Friday night.
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Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder has had to juggle his playing
stocks for his side's must-win encounter with the Hurricanes
in Nelson on Friday night.
Conrad Smith can board a plane to France at the end of the
year knowing the future of the Hurricanes is in safe hands.
All Blacks Ma'a Nonu and Jeremy Thrush will set Hurricanes
records for longevity after being named for Friday's Super
Rugby match against the Crusaders in Nelson.
Injury is compounding the Crusaders' woes after five All
Blacks were ruled out of Friday's Super Rugby match against
If the Crusaders miss the playoffs, as they are now likely
to, they will look back on many frustrating matches this
season but few will be as painful as Saturday's 32-22 defeat
to the Waratahs.
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