Warren Gatland has made just one personnel change to the Chiefs’ starting lineup for their showdown with the Blues in Auckland on Sunday.
Despite underperforming, Gatland has largely stuck with same side, with the exception of loosehead prop where Reuben O’Neill replaces Aidan Ross.
There are two new additions to the bench where Ollie Norris comes in to take the vacant spot left by O’Neill and Lisati Milo-Harris takes over from Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi as the back-up scrumhalf.
The match between the Chiefs and Blues kicks off at 05:35am on Sunday morning [SA time].
Chiefs – 15 Damian McKenzie, 14 Sean Wainui, 13 Anton Lienert-Brown, 12 Alex Nankivell, 11 Solomon Alaimalo, 10 Kaleb Trask, 9 Brad Weber, 8 Pita Gus Sowakula, 7 Sam Cane (c), 6 Lachlan Boshier, 5 Mitchell Brown, 4 Tupou Vaa’i, 3 Nepo Laulala, 2 Bradley Slater, 1 Reuben O’Neill.
Subs: 16 Samisoni Taukei’aho, 17 Ollie Norris, 18 Ross Geldenhuys, 19 Adam Thomson, 20 Mitchell Karpik, 21 Lisati Milo-Harris, 22 Aaron Cruden, 23 Quinn Tupaea.
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