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Crusaders lose Nadolo & Moody for Lions Quarter-final



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Christchurch Super Rugby franchise the Crusaders will play their quarter final against the Lions without Nemani Nadolo.

Nadolo injured his hamstring in the Crusaders 10-35 loss to the Hurricanes in Christchurch and will not travel to South Africa with the rest of the squad.

The Christchurch side will also be without Joe Moody for the match as he has some nerve damage to his neck.

All Black Sam Whitelock missed the 17th round loss but will make the trip to Johannesburg.

Halfback Andy Ellis also missed the loss to the Hurricanes but has been included in the squad to take on the Lions.

Winger Johnny McNicholl left the field with a dislocated finger but will also  make the trip.

The travelling squad is as follows:
Wyatt Crockett
Alex Hodgman
Mike Alaalatoa
Owen Franks
Codie Taylor
Ben Funnell
Sam Whitelock
Luke Romano
Scott Barrett
Jimmy Tupou
Matt Todd
Jordan Taufua
Kieran Read (C)
Andy Ellis
Mitchell Drummond
Leon Fukofuka
Richie Mo’unga
David Havilli
Kieron Fonotia
Jone Macilai
Johnny McNicholl
Ben Volavola
Ryan Crotty
Israel Dagg
Jack Goodhue

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