Late change to Highlanders team


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The Highlanders have been forced to make a late change to their team for this weekends match against the Stormers.


Highlanders Number 8 Steven Setephano has been ruled out due to a recurrence of a calf injury he sustained 4 weeks ago against the Chiefs.

Setephano was training with the team when the injury occurred.

Craig Newby will start at Number 8 and Adam Thomson comes into the side to start at blindside flanker. There are no changes in the reserves.

The Highlanders team to play the Stormers at Newlands, on Saturday 26th Apr 5.00pm.

15. Paul Williams, 14. Matt Saunders , 13. Brett Mather, 12. Johnny Leota, 11. Fetu’u Vainikolo, 10. Mike Delany, 9. Jimmy Cowan ( vc ), 8. Craig Newby ( c ), 7. Alando Soakai, 6. Adam Thomson , 5. Tom Donnelly, 4. Hayden Triggs, 3. Clint Newland, 2. Jason Macdonald, 1. Jamie Mackintosh

Reserves: 16. David Hall, 17. Keith Cameron, 18. Hoani MacDonald, 19. Tim Boys, 20. Toby Morland, 21. Blair Stewart, 22. Aaron Bancroft.



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