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Highlanders name Super Rugby squad to tour SA

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Highlanders head coach Jamie Joseph has named a 25 strong Super Rugby squad that will travel to South Africa to take on the Kings in Port Elizabeth.

Two additional players will join the squad from the All Blacks following Saturday night’s third test.

The touring squad features two new halfbacks in Te Aihe Toma and Jamie Booth both players had game time in the Highlanders win against the Crusaders in Oamaru on Thursday.

Uncapped first-five Fletcher Smith is also included in the group. The squad will leave Dunedin early tomorrow morning, arriving in Johannesburg late Sunday.

Highlanders

1. Aki Seiuli , 2. Greg Pleasants-Tate , 3. Josh Hohneck , 4. Mark Reddish , 5. Joe Wheeler , 6. Gareth Evans , 7. Shane Christie , 8. Luke Whitelock , 9. Daniel Lienert-Brown , 10. Ross Geldenhuys , 11. Dan Pryor , 12 Tom Franklin , 13. Siosiua Halanukonuka , 14. Ash Dixon , 15. Te Aihe Toma , 16. Marty Banks , 17. Ryan Tongia , 18. Rob Thompson , 19. Jason Emery , 20. Jack Wilson , 21. Matt Faddes , 22. Jamie Booth , 23. Fletcher Smith , 24. Teihorangi Walden , 25. Patrick Osborne

Unavailable due to injury: Liam Coltman (foot), Alex Ainley (calf) Fumiaki Tanaka (shoulder)

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