June 27, 2020

Club Rugby to have a super flavour this weekend

Club rugby supporters have the chance to watch several Investec Super Rugby players turning out at grass roots this weekend, with Maori All Blacks halfback Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi among those to don club colours on Saturday.

Tahuriorangi will return home to the Bay of Plenty to run out for Rotoiti. Joining Tahuriorangi a further eight Gallagher Chiefs players have been released for club duties, Shaun Stevenson (Northcote) will return to North Harbour, Etene Nanai-Seturo (Karaka) and Donald Maka (Onewhero) to Counties Manukau, Kini Naholo (Clifton) to Taranaki, Tiaan Falcon (Clive) to Hawke’s Bay while Ryan Coxon (Hautapu), Alex Nankivell (Hautapu) and Bailyn Sullivan (Hamilton Marist) will bolster the Waikato club competition.

The Gallagher Chiefs will take on the Crusaders this Sunday afternoon, 28 June at at Orangetheory Stadium in Christchurch, before returning home to host the Hurricanes on Sunday 5 July at FMG Stadium Waikato.

*Players have been released but may have limited involvement

Club Rugby to have a super flavour this weekend