Gregory back for Highlanders as injuries force changes

The Highlanders have made some injury enforced changes and again shuffled their front row for their match against the Hurricanes on Sunday.

Scott Gregory comes in on the wing for a concussed Ngane Punivai while Jack Whetton is the replacement for Josh Dickson who broke his leg in the game against the Crusaders last week.

Scott Gregory. Photo: Getty Images
Scott Gregory comes back into the side at wing. Photo: Getty Images

The side has Ayden Johnstone, Siate Tokolahi and Ash Dixon starting in the front row and Kayne Hammington and Bryn Gatland are the only two back reserves.

 

Highlanders: Michael Collins, Scott Gregory, Rob Thompson, Sio Tomkinson, Jona Nareki, Mitch Hunt, Aaron Smith (co-captain), Marino Mikaele Tu’u, Dillon Hunt, Shannon Frizell, Jack Whetton, Pari Pari Parkinson, Siate Tokolahi, Ash Dxon (co-captain), Ayden Johnstone. Reserves:  Liam Coltman,  Daniel Lienert-Brown, Jeff Thwaites, Manaaki Selby-Rickit, Jesse Parete, Kayne Hammington, Bryn Gatland, Teariki Ben-Nicholas.

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