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Wednesday, 11 February 2009
Super 14 Teams Round 1 2009
FULLY UPDATED: ALL TEAMS NAMED 7:12pm Thursday 12 February 2009. I've been scouring the internet to try and find a place that listed all the Super 14 Teams for Round 1 of the 2009 season but having failed at that - I've done the hard work and here is an updating blog of line ups after they are named. FRIDAY HIGHLANDERS v BRUMBIES @ Carisbrook, Dunedin. HIGHLANDERS: Backs: I Dagg, B Smith, J Shoemark, J Leota/J Hayward, F Vainikolo, D Bowden, J Cowan (c). Forwards: S Setephano, A Soakai, A Thomson, H Triggs, J Bekhuis, C Newland, D Hall, J Mackintosh. Bench: J Rutledge, C King, G Naoupu, T Boys, S Romans, J Hayward/B Mather, K Lynn. BRUMBIES: Backs: M Gerrard, C Rathbone, A Ashley-Cooper, S Mortlock, F Fainifo, C Leali'ifano, P Phibbs. Forwards: S Hoiles (c), G Smith, J Salvi, M Chisholm, B Hand, G Shepherdson, S Moore, N Henderson. Bench: J Ulugia, B Alexander, S Timani, P Kimlin, J Holmes, T Smith, M Toomua. FORCE v BLUES @ Subiaco, Perth. FORCE: Backs: C Shepherd, H Sare, R Cross, J Tatupu, D Mitchell, M Giteau, C O'Young. Forwards: R Brown, D Pocock, T Horua, N Sharpe (c), P O'Connor, AJ Whalley, T McIsaac, P Cowan. Bench: L Holmes, T Takiari, T Hockings, M Hodgson, J O'Connor, N Cummins, D Haylett-Petty. BLUES: Backs: P Williams, A Tuitavake, I Toeava, B Stanley, R Ranger, T Lavea, T Moa. Forwards: C Lowrey, O Auva'a, J Collins, A Boric, K Haiu, J Afoa, K Mealamu (c), T Woodcock. Bench: T McCartney, C Faumuina, D Budd, P Saili, C Smiley, J Gopperth, J Helleur. LIONS v CHEETAHS @ Ellis Park, Johannesburg. LIONS: Backs: L Ludik, A Willemse, J Fourie, D la Grange, H Mentz, E Rose, J Vermaak. Forwards: W Alberts, F van der Merwe, C Grobbelaar (c), A van Zyl, G Muller, W Wepener, H van der Merwe. Bench: H van Dyk, L Sephaka, R Landman, T Clever, C Jonck, A Pretorius, J Boshoff. CHEETAHS: Backs: H Daniller, D Demas, C Uys, J-L Potgieter, B Basson, M Bosman, T de Bruyn. Forwards: F Viljoen, J Smith (c), H Brussow, D de Villiers, N Breedt, B Roux, A Strauss, W du Preez. Bench: R Strauss, K Calldo, W van Heerden, H Scholtz, S Pretorius, F Juries, P van Zyl. SATURDAY CRUSADERS v CHIEFS @ AMI Stadium (Jade), Christchurch. CRUSADERS: Backs: L MacDonald, J Payne, C Laulala, T Bateman, K Poki, C Slade, A Ellis. Forwards: T Waldrom, R McCaw (c), K Read, R Filipo, B Thorn, B Franks, C Flynn, W Crockett. Bench: J MacDonald, B Murray, I Ross, G Whitelock, K Fotuali'i/S Alfeld, S Brett, A Whitelock. CHIEFS: Backs: M Muliaina (c), L Masaga, R Kahui, D Sweeney, S Sivivatu, S Donald, B Leonard. Forwards: S Lauaki, T Latimer, L Messam, K O'Neill, C Clarke, B May, H Elliot, S Taumalolo. Bench: A de Malmanche, J McGougan, T Lynn, C Bourke, T Morland, M Delany, C Bruce. HURRICANES v WARATAHS @ Westpac Stadium, Wellington. HURRICANES: Backs: C Jane, Z Guildford, T Ellison, M Nonu, H Gear, P Weepu, A Mathewson. Forwards: R So'oialo (c), S Waldrom, F Levave, J Eaton, B Evans, N Tialata, D Coles, J Schwalger. Bench: G Robinson, J Ellison, J Thrush/A Naikatini, K Lowe, D Kirkpatrick, J Kawau, D Smith. WARATAHS: Backs: S Norton-Knight, L Turner, R Horne, T Tahu, L Tuqiri, K Beale, L Burgess. Forwards: S Fava, P Waugh (c), B Mowen, W Caldwell, D Mumm, A Baxter, T Polota-Nau, Benn Robinson. Bench: J Tilse/D Palmer, C Thomson, W Palu, B Sheehan, T Carter, D Halangahu. STORMERS v SHARKS @ Newlands, Cape Town. STORMERS: Backs: C Jantjes/P Montgomery, T Chavhanga, G Bobo, J De Villiers (c), N Koster, P Grant, R Januarie. Forwards: D Vermeulen, F Louw, S Burger, A Bekker, A Fondse, B Mujati, S Brits, JD Moller. Bench: D Fourie, W Blaauw, AJ Venter, L Watson, B Conradie, J Pietersen, P Montgomery/S Naqelevuki. SHARKS: Backs: S Terblanche, O Ndungane, A Jacobs, F Steyn, JP Pietersen, R Pinaar, R Kockott. Forwards: R Kankowski, J Deysel, K Daniel, J Muller (c), S Sykes, J du Plessis, J Smit, D Carstens. Bench: B du Plessis, M Mthethwa, A Hargreaves, J Botes, R Cronje, R Swanepoel, L Vulindlu. BULLS v REDS @ Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria. BULLS: Backs: Z Kirchner, A Ndungane, J Pretorius, W Olivier, B Habana, M Steyn, F du Preez. Forwards: P Spies, D Potgieter, D Stegmann, V Matfield (c), B Botha, W Kruger, D Kuun, G Steenkamp. Bench: C Ralepelle, F Kirsten, D Rossouw, P Wannenberg, H Adams, B Francis, JP Nel. REDS: Backs: P Hynes, D Ioane, C Fetoai, B Barnes (c), B Va'aulu, Q Cooper, B Lucas. Forwards: L Houston, D Braid, S Higginbotham, A Byrnes, V Humphries, D Edwards, S Hardman, G Holmes. Bench: S Fainga'a, L Weeks, R Simmons, P Luafutu, W Genia, A Fainga'a, M McLinden.
By W D Nicolson