MEDIA RELEASE– Thursday 13 March 2014

Highlanders Named To Play the Western Force

Highlanders’ Head Coach, Jamie Joseph, has named his team to play the Force at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Saturday night (7.35pm NZT).  

After a bye week the team is rearing to go against the Western Force, who are coming off a strong win against the Melbourne Rebels in the weekend. Kurt Baker gets his first start of the 2014 Super Rugby season on the left wing and will be a player to watch on Saturday night.

Highlanders v Western Force, Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin – Saturday 15 March, 7.35pm (NZ Time).

1 - Kane Hames
2 - Liam Coltman
3 - Chris King
4 - Jarrad Hoeata
5 - Joe Wheeler
6 - John Hardie
7 - Shane Christie
8 - Nasi Manu (co-captain)
9 - Aaron Smith
10 - Lima Sopoaga
11 - Kurt Baker
12 - Shaun Treeby
13 - Malakai Fekitoa
14 - Richard Buckman
15 - Ben Smith(co-captain)

Reserves
16 - Ged Robinson
17 - Matias Diaz
18 - Craig Millar
19 - Josh Bekhuis
20 - Elliot Dixon
21 - Fumiaki Tanaka
22 - Hayden Parker
23 - Phil Burleigh

Unavailable due to injury:

Brad Thorn (rib – 1 week), Patrick Osborne (ankle – 2 weeks)

Head Coach – Jamie Joseph

Assistant Coach – Scott McLeod, Assistant Coaches – Tony Brown and Scott McLeod , Skills Coach – Jon Preston

Manager – Graham Purvis

 

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