Super Rugby Aotearoa: Teams, times and officials for round six

Fri, 17/07/2020, 04:52 am staff
by staff
Dane Coles returns to the Hurricanes lineup this weekend. Photo: Getty Images

Super Rugby Aotearoa is into round six this weekend and it's another mouthwatering round of derbies.

Some big names are back into action but Dan Carter will miss out again after a training niggle forced him to withdraw from the Blues 23 after being initially named on Thursday.


Saturday July 18

5:05pm - Hurricanes vs Blues, Sky Stadium, Wellington, LIVE on Foxtel, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports. Buy a Kayo subscription here.

Sunday July 19

1:35pm - Chiefs vs Highlanders, FMG Stadium,Wellington, LIVE on Foxtel, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports. Buy a Kayo subscription here.



Hurricanes to face Blues

Ben May, Dane Coles, Tyrel Lomax, James Blackwell, Scott Scrafton, Reed Prinsep, Du’Plessis Kirifi, Ardie Savea , TJ Perenara [cc], Jackson Garden-Bachop, Ben Lam, Ngani Laumape, Peter Umaga-Jensen, Kobus Van Wyk, Jordie Barrett. Reserves: Asafo Aumua, Fraser Armstrong, Alex Fidow, Isaia Walker-Leawere, Vaea Fifita, Jamie Booth, Billy Proctor, Wes Goosen

Blues to face Hurricanes

Alex Hodgman, Kurt Eklund, Ofa Tuungafasi, Patrick Tuipulotu, Josh Goodhue, Aaron Carroll, Dalton Papalii, Akira Ioane, Finlay Christie, Otere Black, Mark Telea, Harry Plummer, Rieko Ioane, Emoni Narawa, Beauden Barrett. Reserves: Tolai Luteru, Marcel Renata, Sione Mafileo, Gerard Cowley-Tuioti, Tony Lamborn, Jonathan Ruru, TJ Faiane, Matt Duffie.


Referee: Ben O'Keeffe

Assistant 1: Brendon Pickerill

Assistant 2: Paul Williams

TMO: James Doleman


Supplied by Bet365

Hurricanes - $2.02

Blues - $1.80



Chiefs to face Highlanders

Aidan Ross, Bradley Slater, Nepo Laulala, Tupou Vaa’i, Mitchell Brown, Lachlan Boshier, Sam Cane ©, Pita Gus Sowakula, Brad Weber, Kaleb Trask, Solomon Alaimalo, Alex Nankivell, Anton Lienert-Brown, Sean Wainui, Damian McKenzie. Reserves: Samisoni Taukei’aho, Reuben O’Neill, Ross Geldenhuys, Adam Thomson, Mitchell Karpik, Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, Aaron Cruden, Quinn Tupaea

Highlanders to face Chiefs

Ayden Johnstone, Ash Dixon (cc), Siate Tokolahi, Paripari Parkinson, Jack Whetton, Shannon Frizell, Dillon Hunt, Marino Mikaele Tu’u, Aaron Smith (cc), Mitch Hunt, Scott Gregory, Patelesio Tomkinson, Rob Thompson, Josh McKay, Michael Collins. Reserves: Liam Coltman, Ethan De Groot, Jeff Thwaites, Manaaki Selby-Rickit, Jesse Parete,Folau Fakatava, Josh Ioane, Jona Nareki


Referee: Mike Fraser

Assistant 1: Paul Williams

Assistant 2: James Doleman

TMO: Brendon Pickerill


Supplied by Bet365

Chiefs - $1.45

Highlanders - $2.75

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