Super Rugby Aotearoa: All the round three teams, times and officials

Super Rugby - Aotearoa
by RUGBY.com.au staff

Super Rugby Aotearoa is into round three and there are some mouthwatering matchups this weekend.

We've got all the teams, times and official information for the opening round of the competition.

SCHEDULE

All times AEST.

Saturday June 27

5:05pm - Blues vs Highlanders, Eden Park, Auckland, LIVE on Foxtel, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports

Sunday June 28

1:35pm - Crusaders vs Chiefs, Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch, LIVE on Foxtel, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports

BLUES vs HIGHLANDERS

TEAMS

Blues to face Highlanders

Alex Hodgman, James Parsons, Ofa Tu'ungafasi, Patrick Tuipulotu, Josh Goodue, Akira Ioane, Dalton Papalii, Hoskins Sotutu, Sam Nock, Otere Black, Caleb Clarke, TJ Faiane, Rieko Ioane, Mark Telea, Beauden Barrett. Reserves: Kurt Eklund, Marcel Renata, Sione Mafileo, Gerard Cowley-Tuioti,, Tony Lamborn, Finlay Christie, Harry Plummer, Joe Marchant

Highlanders to face Blues

Ayden Johnstone, Ash Dixon (C), Siate Tokolahi, Paripari Parkinson, Josh Dickson, Shannon Frizell, Dillon Hunt, Marino Mikaele Tu’u, Aaron Smith, Mitch Hunt, Jona Nareki, Patelesio Tomkinson, Rob Thompson, Sam Gilbert, Scott Gregory. Reserves: Liam Coltman, Daniel Lienert-Brown, Jeff Thwaites, Manaaki Selby-Rickit, Teariki Ben-Nicholas, Kayne Hammington, Bryn Gatland, Ngane Punivai

REFEREES

Referee: Paul Williams

Assistant 1: Brendon Pickerill

Assistant 2: Ben O'Keeffe

TMO: Mike Fraser

CRUSADERS vs CHIEFS

TEAMS

Crusaders to face Chiefs

Joe Moody, Codie Taylor (C), Michael Alaalatoa, Samuel Whitelock, Mitchell Dunshea, Cullen Grace, Billy Harmon, Whetukamokamo Douglas (VC), Bryn Hall, Richie Mo'unga, George Bridge, Jack Goodhue, Braydon Ennor, Sevu Reece, Will Jordan. Reserves: Brodie McAlister, George Bower, Oliver Jager, Luke Romano, Ethan Blackadder, Mitchell Drummond, David Havili (VC), Leicester Faingaanuku

Chiefs to face Crusaders

Aidan Ross, Bradley Slater, Nepo Laulala, Mitchell Brown, Naitoa Ah Kuoi, Lachlan Boshier, Sam Cane, Pita Gus Sowakula, Brad Weber, Aaron Cruden, Sean Wainui, Anton Lienert-Brown, Quinn Tupaea, Solomon Alaimalo, Damian McKenzie. Reserves: Samisoni Taukei’aho, Reuben O’Neill, Ross Geldenhuys, Adam Thomson, Mitchell Karpik, Lisati Milo-Harris, Kaleb Trask, Tumua Manu

REFEREES

Referee: James Doleman

Assistant 1: Ben O'Keeffe

Assistant 2: Mike Fraser

TMO: Brendon Pickerill