February 02, 2019

Gallagher Chiefs to play Blues in pre-season trial game

The Gallagher Chiefs will endure the soaring temperatures of the far north today when they take to the field for their first pre-season trial game.

The 26 man squad playing this afternoon will be hosted by the Blues in Kaikohe which does not include the All Blacks having only just returned will not be involved in the match. The game will be played in two forty minute halves with water breaks at the 20 minute mark of each half.

A vocal Northland crowd is expected to witness the pre-season trial game kicking off at 3.00pm.

The starting team will be:

1. Atu Moli
2. Liam Polwart
3. Sosefo Kautai
4. Laghlan McWhannell
5. Michael Allardice
6. Pita Gus Sowakula
7. Lachlan Boshier
8. Taleni Seu
9. Brad Weber
10. Jack Debreczeni
11. Tyler Campbell
12. Orbyn Leger
13. Tumua Manu
14. Ataata Moeakiola
15. Shaun Stevenson

Reserves: Samisoni Taukeiaho, Tevita Mafileo, Jeff Thwaites, Tyler Ardron, Mitchell Brown, Jack Stratton, Etene Nanai-Seturo, Alex Nankivell, Ross Wright, Tupou Vaai, Sekope Moli, Mitchell Jacobson, Jesse Parete, Bailyn Sullivan, Malo Tuitama.