The table-topping Chiefs have announced their team to take on the Hurricanes in Hamilton this Saturday and, fresh from a successful tour campaign, the Waikato outfit have opted for several changes to their starting line-up.
Scrumhalf Brendon Leonard returns to the fold, having recovered from injury, while prop Toby Smith comes on to the bench. Tanerau Latimer and Tim Nanai Williams move back into the starting line-up with Sam Cane and Asaeli Tikoirotuma moving to the bench. The hookers are also rotated.
Co-captain Craig Clarke will celebrate his 50th Chiefs cap.
1. Arizona Taumalolo, 2. Hika Elliot, 3. Ben Tameifuna, 4. Craig Clarke, 5. Brodie Retallick, 6. Liam Messam, 7. Tanerau Latimer, 8. Alex Bradley, 9. Brendon Leonard, 10. Aaron Cruden, 11. Tim Nanai Williams, 12. Sonny Bill Williams, 13. Richard Kahui, 14. Lelia Masaga, 15. Andrew Horrell.
Replacements: 16. Mahonri Schwalger, 17. Toby Smith, 18. Michael Fitzgerald, 19. Sam Cane, 20. Augustine Pulu, 21. Jackson Willison, 22. Asaeli Tikoirotuma.