March 28, 2019

Splice Construction Chiefs Development named for Blues Development rematch

Splice Construction Chiefs Development team has been named for their final game of the season against the Blues Development on Friday 29 March at 2.30pm at Beetham Park in Hamilton.

The Splice Construction Chiefs Development XV features five Gallagher Chiefs squad members for their rematch against the Blues Development XV.

Gallagher Chiefs squad member Laghlan McWhannell will start at lock and will be joined by loose forward Pita Gus Sowakula at number six.

Jonathan Taumateine will captain from half-back. Utility back Bailyn Sullivan will slot into the midfield in jersey thirteen and Shaun Stevenson will be dangerous at fullback.

Splice Construction Chiefs Development:
1. Chris Grawler (Taranaki)
2. Zuriel Tongiamata (Counties Manukau)
3. Jeff Thwaites (Bay of Plenty)
4. Laghlan McWhannell (Waikato)
5. Damon Leasuasu (Counties Manukau)
6. Tom Florence (Taranaki)
7. Jeriah Mua (Bay of Plenty)
8. Pita Gus Sowakula (Taranaki)
9. Jonathan Taumateine (Counties Manukau) (Captain)
10. Rivez Reihana (Waikato)
11. Brandon Mudzekenyedz (Waikato)
12. Quinn Tupaea (Waikato)
13. Bailyn Sullivan (Waikato)
14. Mosese Dawai (Waikato)
15. Shaun Stevenson (Chiefs)

16. Donald Maka (Taranaki)
17. Sean Bagshaw (Counties Manukau)
18. Shigure Takao (Kobelco Steelers)
19. Sue Asomua (Counties Manukau)
20. Tupou Vaa’i (Taranaki)
21. Savelio Ropati (Counties Manukau)
22. Hugo Nankivell (Waikato)
23. Carlos Price (Waikato)
24. Charlie Lawrence (Kobelco Steelers)
25. Issie Shige (Kobelco Steelers)
26. Tomoyuli Ochiai (Kobelco Steelers)

Chiefs Management:
Head Coach: Andrew Strawbridge
Coach: Paul Hodder
Coach: Grant Henson
Manager: Paul Galleta and David Fox
Trainer: Toby Banfield
Video Analyst: Mark Roberts
Physio: Teresa Te Tamaki

Friday 29th March: Splice Construction Chiefs Development vs. Blues Development, Betham Park Hamilton, 2.30pm

Splice Construction Chiefs Development named for Blues Development rematch