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Super Rugby round eight
Super Rugby round eight, line-ups
ESPN Staff
April 4, 2013

Friday, April 5

Blues v Highlanders, Eden Park, Auckland

19:35 local, 06:35 GMT, 17:35 EST, 17:05 CST, 14:35 WST

Blues: Blues: Charles Piutau; Frank Halai, Rene Ranger, Jackson Willison, George Moala; Chris Noakes, Piri Weepu; Peter Saili, Luke Braid, Steven Luatua; Ali Williams (captain), Culum Retallick; Angus Ta'avao, James Parsons, Tom McCartney. Replacements: Keven Mealamu, Ofa Tu'ungafasi, Anthony Boric, Brendon O'Connor, Jamison Gibson-Park, Baden Kerr, Francis Saili.

Highlanders: Ben Smith; Buxton Popoalii, Jason Emery, Ma'a Nonu, Hosea Gear; Colin Slade, Aaron Smith; Mose Tuiali'i, John Hardie, Jarrad Hoeata; Josh Bekhuis, Brad Thorn; Chris King, Andrew Hore (captain), Jamie Mackintosh. Replacements: Liam Coltman, Ma'afu Fia, TJ Ioane, Elliot Dixon, Fumiaki Tanaka, Lima Sopoaga, Phil Burleigh.

Brumbies v Southern Kings, Canberra Stadium

19:40 local, 08:40 GMT, 19:40 EST, 19:10 CST, 16:40 WST

Brumbies: Robbie Coleman; Henry Speight, Tevita Kuridrani, Pat McCabe, Joe Tomane; Christian Lealiifano, Nic White; Fotu Auelua, George Smith, Ben Mowen (captain); Etienne Oosthuizen, Peter Kimlin; Dan Palmer, Siliva Siliva, Ben Alexander. Replacements: Stephen Moore, Scott Sio, Sam Carter, Colby Faingaa, Ian Prior, Andrew Smith, Zack Holmes

Kings: George Whitehead; Sergeal Petersen, Waylon Murray, Andries Strauss (captain), Ronnie Cooke; Demetri Catrakilis, Nicolas Vergallo; Cornell du Preez, Wimpie van der Walt, Devin Oosthuizen; Rynier Bernardo, Steven Sykes; Grant Kemp, Hannes Franklin, Schalk Ferreira. Replacements: Bandise Maku, Kevin Buys, David Bulbring, Jacques Engelbrecht, Shaun Venter, Marcello Sampson, Elric van Vuuren.

Sharks v Crusaders, Kings Park Stadium, Durban

19:10 local, 17:10 GMT, 04:10 EST +1d, 03:40 CST +1d, 01:10 WST +1d

Sharks: Francois Steyn; Odwa Ndungane, Paul Jordaan, Meyer Bosman, JP Pietersen; Patrick Lambie, Cobus Reinach; Keegan Daniel (captain), Marcell Coetzee, Jacques Botes; Franco van der Merwe, Pieter-Steph du Toit; Jannie du Plessis, Kyle Cooper, Tendai Mtawarira. Replacements: Craig Burden, Wiehahn Herbst, Anton Bresler, Ryan Kankowski, Charl McLeod, Riaan Viljoen, Louis Ludik/S'bura Sithole.

Crusaders: Tom Marshall; Adam Whitelock, Robbie Fruean, Ryan Crotty, Zac Guildford; Tyler Bleyendaal, Andy Ellis; Luke Whitelock, Matt Todd, George Whitelock (captain); Samuel Whitelock, Luke Romano; Owen Franks, Ben Funnell, Wyatt Crockett. Replacements: Codie Taylor Joe Moody, Dominic Bird, Jordan Taufua, Willi Heinz, Telusa Veainu, Israel Dagg.

Saturday, April 6

Hurricanes v New South Wales Waratahs, Westpac Stadium, Wellington

19:35 local, 06:35 GMT, 17:35 EST, 17:05 CST, 14:35 WST

Hurricanes: Andre Taylor; Alapati Leiua , Conrad Smith (captain), Tim Bateman, Julian Savea; Beauden Barrett, TJ Perenara ; Victor Vito / Faifili Levave, Ardie Savea, Brad Shields; Jason Eaton, Mark Reddish; Ben May, Motu Matu'u, Ben Franks. Replacements: Ash Dixon / Reggie Goodes, Jeffery Toomaga-Allen / Reggie Goodes, James Broadhurst, Faifili Levave / Jack Lam, Chris Smylie, Tusi Pisi, Reynold Lee-Lo.

Waratahs: Israel Folau; Peter Betham, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Rob Horne, Drew Mitchell; Bernard Foley, Brendan McKibbin; Pat McCutcheon, Michael Hooper, Dave Dennis (captain); Kane Douglas, Sitaleki Timani; Sekope Kepu, John Ulugia, Benn Robinson. Replacements: Luke Holmes, Paddy Ryan, Mitchell Chapman, Wycliff Palu, Matt Lucas, Ben Volavola, Tom Kingston.

Western Force v Melbourne Rebels, Perth Oval

16:40 local, 08:40 GMT, 19:40 EST, 19:10 CST, 16:40 WST

Force: Will Tupou; Pat Dellit, Winston Stanley, Kyle Godwin, Alfi Mafi; Sias Ebersohn, Alby Mathewson; Ben McCalman, Matt Hodgson, Angus Cottrell; Hugh McMeniman, Toby Lynn; Salesi Ma'afu, Heath Tessmann, Kieran Longbottom. Replacements: Ben Whittaker, Tetera Faulkner, Sam Wykes, Chris Alcock, Mick Snowden, Sam Christie, Sam Norton-Knight.

Rebels: James O'Connor; Jason Woodward, Mitch Inman, Rory Sidey, Richard Kingi; Angus Roberts, Nick Phipps; Scott Higginbotham (captain), Scott Fuglistaller, Luke Jones; Cadeyrn Neville, Hugh Pyle; Paul Alo-Emile, Ged Robinson, Nic Henderson. Replacements: Shota Horie, Laurie Weeks, Jarrod Saffy, Jordy Reid, Nic Stirzaker, Tom English, Cooper Vuna.

Cheetahs v Stormers, Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

17:05 local, 15:05 GMT, 02:05 EST +1d, 01:35 CST +1d, 23:05 WST

Cheetahs: Hennie Daniller; Willie le Roux, Johan Sadie, Robert Ebersohn, Raymond Rhule;Burton Francis, Piet van Zyl; Phillip van der Walt, Lappies Labuschagne, Heinrich Brussow; Francois Uys, Lodewyk de Jager, ; Lourens Adriaanse, ,Adriaan Strauss (captain), Trevor Nyakane. Replacements: Ryno Barnes, Coenie Oosthuisen, Landman Ligtoring, Boom Prinsloo, Sarel Pretorius, Brummer Francois, Ryno Benjamin.

Stormers: Jaco Taute; Joe Pietersen, Juan de Jongh, Jean de Villiers (captain), Gio Aplon; Elton Jantjies, Nic Groom; Duane Vermeulen, Michael Rhodes, Siya Kolisi; Andries Bekker, De Kock Steenkamp; Frans Malherbe, Deon Fourie, Steven Kitshoff. Replacements: Martin Bezuidenhout, Pat Cilliers, Gerbrandt Grobler, Nizaam Carr, Louis Schreuder, Gary van Aswegen, Damian de Allende.

Byes: Bulls, Chiefs, Queensland Reds


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