Waikato Chiefs select 4 newcomers
February 4, 2000
For their first pre-season warm-up game against the Brumbies on Sunday, the Waikato Chiefs have selected four of their 2000 recruits- Hare Makiri, Isitolo Maka, James Kerr and George Leaupepe.
1. Michael Collins 2. Greg Smith 3. Paul Martin 4. Royce Willis 5. Glenn Taylor (c) 6. Chresten Davis 7. Hare Makiri 8. Isitolo Maka 9. Rhys Duggan 10. Glen Jackson 11. James Kerr 12. Scott McLeod 13. George Leaupepe 14. Roger Randle 15. Bruce Reihana
subs : 16. Damien Karauna 17. Keith Lowen 18. Mark Ranby 19. Loki Crichton 20. Ben Willis 21. Deon Muir 22. Martin Holah 23. George Stowers 24. Simon Kerr 25. David Briggs 26. Paul Mitchell.
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