This Friday the eighth date of the Super Rugby Aotearoa with the clash between Highlanders Y Blues, who presented the formations. The match will be key to unlocking what is a close contest for the second and last qualifying spot for the playoffs.
In this new Super Rugby date, Blues will have the chance to take off and gain a little more peace of mind. The set led by Leon macdonald He comes from resting the last date and is second with 14 points.
On the other hand, Highlanders will seek to recover from the tough 26-23 defeat suffered last date against Chiefs and that today leaves him four points behind his rival this Friday.
Highlanders: 1.Ayden Johnstone, 2. Ash Dixon. 3. Siate Tokolahi; 4. Bryn Evans, 5. Josh Dickson; 6. Shannon Frizell, 7. Billy Harmon, 8. Kazuki Himeno; 9. Aaron Smith, 10. Mitch Hunt, 11. Jona Nareki, 12. Scott Gregory, 13. Sio Tomkinson, 14. Ngatungane Punival, 15. Josh Ioane
Blues: 1. Karl Tu´inukuafe, 2. Luteru Torai, 3. Ofa Tu´ungafasi; 4. Gerald Cowely-Tuioti, 5. Sam Darry, 6. Tom Robinson, 7. Dalton Papali´i, 8. Hoskins Sotutu; 9. Jonathan Ruru, 10. Otere Black, 11. Caleb Clark, 12. TJ Faiane, 13. Rieko Ioane, 14. Mark Telea, 15. Stephen Perofeta