Chiefs make one change for quarter-final against Jaguares

Brodie Retallick is named at lock
Brodie Retallick is named at lock

Chiefs have made a solitary change to their starting line-up for the upcoming Super Rugby quarter-final game against Jaguares to be played on Saturday.

Anton Lienert-Brown moves from outside centre to inside allowing Tumua Manu to take his vacant place from the bench.

Manu's place on the bench has been taken by Alex Nankivell, who will need a clearance from the medical team failing which Ataata Moeakiola will find a place in the matchday 23.

“We have had a good week over here, there is plenty of energy in the team especially from our leaders. We know the Jaguares are a quality side. They have performed well, and we have the utmost respect for them," said Chiefs head coach Colin Cooper.

As a team we need to draw on the confidence we have gained from our past couple of games. We are not strangers to quarter-finals rugby, we just need to stay focused and deliver a performance our fans and whanau are proud of,” said Cooper.

Chiefs: 15 Solomon Alaimalo, 14 Shaun Stevenson, 13 Tumua Manu, 12 Anton Lienert-Brown, 11 Sean Wainui, 10 Jack Debreczeni, 9 Brad Weber, 8 Pita Gus Sowakula, 7 Sam Cane (c), 6 Lachlan Boshier, 5 Tyler Ardron, 4 Brodie Retallick, 3 Angus Ta’avao, 2 Nathan Harris, 1 Atu Moli

Replacements: 16 Samisoni Taukei’aho, 17 Aidan Ross, 18 Nepo Laulala, 19 Jesse Parete, 20 Mitchell Jacbobson, 21 Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, 22 Marty McKenzie, 23 Alex Nankivell/Ataata Moeakiola

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