Super Rugby Trans Tasman Teams: All the team news for Round One

Thu, 13/05/2021, 06:02 am
Nathan Williamson
by Nathan Williamson
All the team news for Round One of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman. Photo: Getty Images

Super Rugby Trans Tasman is finally upon us as the Australian and New Zealand teams battle it out for supremacy.

The Reds and Crusaders loom as the two key teams to beat after their respective success in Super Rugby AU and Aotearoa.

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Check out below for all the team news as it drops.

NOTE: ALL TEAMS WILL BE CONFIRMED 48 HOURS BEFORE THE RESPECTIVE GAMES.

Friday 14 May 5:05 pm AEST – Highlanders v Reds at Forsyth Barr Stadium, ad-free, live and on demand on Stan Sport

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HIGHLANDERS (1-15): Ayden Johnstone, Ash Dixon (co-c), Siate Tokolahi, Pari Pari Parkinson, Josh Dickson, Hugh Renton, Billy Harmon, Kazuki Himeno, Aaron Smith (co-c), Mitch Hunt, Jona Nareki, Scott Gregory, Michael Collins, Sio Tomkinson, Sam Gilbert

Reserves: Liam Coltman, Ethan De Groot, Josh Hohneck, Bryn Evans, James Lentjes, Kayne Hammington, Tim O'Malley, Ngatugnane Punivai

INs: Tim O'Malley, Ngatugnane Punivai, Pari Pari Parkinson

OUTs: Shannon Frizell, Josh Ioane, Manaaki Selby-Rickit

REDS (1-15): Dane Zander, Brandon Paenga-Amosa, Feao Fotuaika, Ryan Smith, Angus Blyth, Angus Scott-Young, Liam Wright (co-c), Seru Uru, Kalani Thomas, James O'Connor (co-c), Jock Campbell, Hamish Stewart, Josh Flook, Filipo Daugunu, Bryce Hegarty

Reserves: Josh Nasser, Harry Hoopert, Taniela Tupou, Lukhan Salakaia-Loto, Fraser McReight, Moses Sorovi, Isaac Henry, Suliasi Vunivalu

INs: Josh Nasser, Moses Sorovi, Harry Hoopert, Suliasi Vunivalu, Angus Blyth

OUTs: Alex Mafi, Tate McDermott, Zane Nonggorr, Jordan Petaia, Harry Wilson

The crazy last few seconds of an epic decider.

Friday 14 May 7:45 pm AEST – Waratahs v Hurricanes at SCG, ad-free, live and on demand on Stan Sport

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WARATAHS (1-15): Angus Bell, David Porecki, Harry Johnson-Holmes, Hugh Sinclair, Max Douglas, Lachie Swinton, Charlie Gamble, Will Harris, Jake Gordon (c), Ben Donaldson, Mark Nawaqanitawase, Lalakai Foketi, Izaia Perese, Alex Newsome, Jack Maddocks

Reserves: Joe Cotton, Tetera Faulkner, Darcy Breen, Jeremy Williams, Carlo Tizzano, Jack Grant, Will Harrison, Tepai Moeroa

INs: Tepai Moeroa, Will Harrison, Jeremy Williams

OUTs: James Ramm, Tane Edmed, Sam Caird

HURRICANES (1-15): Xavier Numia, Dane Coles (c), Alex Fidow, James Blackwell, Isaia Walker-Leawere, Reed Prinsep, Du'Plessis Kirifi, Devan Flanders, Luke Campbell, Ruben Love, Salesi Rayasi, Peter Umaga-Jensen, Billy Proctor, Julian Savea, Jordie Barrett

Reserves: Asafo Aumua, Tevita Mafileo, Tyrel Lomax, Liam Mitchell, Brayden Iose, Jonathan Taumateine, Orbyn Leger, Pepesana Patafilo

INs: Liam Mitchell, Jonathan Taumateine, Orbyn Leger, Tevita Mafileo

OUTs: Scott Scrafton, Fraser Armstrong, Ngani Laumape, Fraser Armstrong

Perese brilliance earns Tahs try

Saturday 15 May 5:05 pm AEST – Crusaders v Brumbies at OrangeTheory Stadium, ad-free, live and on demand on Stan Sport

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CRUSADERS (1-15): George Bower, Cody Taylor (c), Michael Alaalatoa, Mitchell Dunshea, Sam Whitelock, Ethan Blackadder, Tom Sanders, Cullen Grace, Bryn Hall, Richie Mo'unga, Leciester Fainga'anuku, David Havili, Braydon Ennor, Manasa Mataele, George Bridge

Reserves: Brodie McAlister, Tamati Williams, Oliver Jager, Scott Barrett, Brendon O'Connor, Ereatara Enari, Fergus Blake, Seve Reece

INs: Brendon O'Connor, Ereatara Enari, Fergus Blake, Manasa Mataele

OUTs: Sione Havili Talitui, Mitchell Drummond, Will Jordan, Seve Reece,

BRUMBIES (1-15): Scott Sio, Folau Fainga'a, Allan Alaalatoa (c), Darcy Swain, Nick Frost, Henry Stowers, Rory Scott, Rob Valetini, Ryan Lonergan, Noah Lolesio, Tom Wright, Irae Simone, Len Ikitau, Solomone Kata, Tom Banks

Reserves: Lachlan Lonergan, Harry Lloyd, Tom Ross, Tom Hooper*, Luke Reimer, Issak Fines-Leleiwasa, Reesjan Pasitoa, Mack Hansen

INs: Tom Hooper, Issak Fines-Leleiwasa, Solomone Kata

OUTs: Caderyn Neville, Nic White, Andy Muirhead

Brumbies open up the Reds for the opening try of the Final.

Saturday 15 May 7:45 pm AEST – Rebels v Blues at AAMI Park, ad-free, live and on demand on Stan Sport and LIVE on 9Gem

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REBELS (1-15): Cameron Orr, Jordan Uelese, Cabous Eloff, Rob Leota, Ross Haylett-Petty, Josh Kemeny, Richard Hardwick, Michael Wells, Joe Powell, Matt To'omua, Marika Koroibete, Campbell Magnay, Stacey Ili Frank Lomani, Tom Pincus

Reserves: James Hanson, Matt Gibbon, Lucio Sordoni, Steve Cummins, Michael Icely, James Tuttle, Carter Gordon, Lachie Anderson

INs: Lachie Anderson, Michael Icely, Lucio Sordoni, James Tuttle

OUTs: Isi Naisarani, Brad Wilkin, Pone Faamausili, George Worth

BLUES (1-15): Karl Tu'inukuafe, Kurt Eklund, Marcel Renata, Gerard Cowley-Tuoti, Josh Goodhue, Tom Robinson (c), Adran Choat, Hoskins Sotutu, Finlay Christie, Otere Black, AJ Lam, TJ Faiane, Rieko Ioane, Bryce Heem, Zarn Sullivan

Reserves: Soane Vikena, Ofa Tuungafasi, Nepo Laulala, Jacob Pierce, Akira Ioane, Sam Nock, Harry Plummer, Mark Telea

INs: Mark Telea, TJ Fainane, Jacob Pierce,

OUTs: Caleb Clarke, Taniela Tele'a, Sam Darry,

Saturday 15 May 9:45 pm AEST – Force v Chiefs at HBF Park, ad-free, live and on demand on Stan Sport

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FORCE (1-15): Tom Robertson, Feleti Kaitu'u, Santiago Medrano, Jeremy Thrush, Fergus Lee-Warner, Tim Anstee, Kane Koteka, Brynard Stander, Tomas Cubelli, Jake McIntyre, Jordan Olowofela, Henry Taefu, Kyle Godwin (c), Richard Kahui, Rob Kearney

Reserves: Andrew Ready, Angus Warner, Greg Holmes, Ryan McCauley, Ollie Callan, Ian Prior, Domingo Miotti, Jake Strachan

INs: Rob Kearney, Jake McIntyre, Ollie Callan

OUTs: Toni Pulu, Sitaleki Timani, Jack McGregor

CHIEFS (1-15): Aiden Ross, Nathan Harris, Angus Ta'avao, Josh Lord, Tupou Vaa'i, Pita Gus Sowakula, Lachlan Boshier, Luke Jacobson, Brad Weber, Damian McKenzie, Jonah Lowe, Alex Nankivell, Anton Lienert-Brown, Shaun Stevenson, Chase Tiatia

Reserves: Samisoni Taukei’aho, Ollie Norris, Joe Apikotoa, Zane Kapeli, Liam Messam, Xavier Roe, Bryn Gatland, Bailyn Sullivan

INs: Shaun Stevenson, Liam Messam, Xavier Roe, Nathan Harris, Josh Lord, Joe Apikotoa, Bailyn Sullivan

OUTs: Bradley Slater, Mitchell Brown, Etene Nanai-Seturo, Sione Mafileo, Naitoa Ah Kuoi, Rameka Poihipi, Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi

History made at HBF Park

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