In Christchurch, Crusaders receive Highlanders by the sixth date of Super Rugby Aotearoa, Saturday at 2.45. Both coaches confirmed the formations for said meeting.
The pointer, with 18 points, receives the last of the table that has five points. The four-time champion, Crusaders will look to add a win again to start heading towards a new title.
CRUSADERS: 15- Will Jordan, 14- George Bridge, 13- Jack Goodhue, 12- David Havili, 11- Leicester Fainga’anuku, 10- Richie Mo’unga, 9- Mitchell Drummond, 8- Cullen Grace, 7- Sione Havili, 6 – Ethan Blackadder, 5- Sam Whitelock, 4- Scott Barrett (c), 3- Michael Alaalatoa, 2- Codie Taylor, 1- Joe Moody
Substitutes: Brodie McAlister, George Bower, Oliver Jager, Mitchell Dunshea, Whetukamokamo Douglas, Bryn Hall, Fergus Burke, Sevu Reece
HIGHLANDERS: 15- Connor Garden-Bachop, 14- Scott Gregory, 13- Michael Collins, 12- Thomas Umaga-Jensen, 11- Jona Nareki, 10- Mitch Hunt, 9- Folau Fakatava, 8- Kazuki Himeno, 7- Billy Harmon, 6 – Shannon Frizell, 5- Pari Pari Parkinson, 4- Bryn Evans, 3- Siate Tokolahi, 2- Ash Dixon (co-c), 1- Ethan de Groot
Substitutes: Liam Coltman, Ayden Johnstone, Josh Hohneck, Josh Dickson, Hugh Renton, Aaron Smith (co-c), Caleb Makene, James Lentjes