20 May 2009

Kahui to miss Super 14 semi

3:07 pm on 20 May 2009

The All Blacks centre Richard Kahui has been ruled out of the Chiefs side for Friday night's Super 14 rugby semi-final against the Hurricanes in Hamilton.

Kahui's still recovering from a bruised calf and Dwayne Sweeney retains his place at centre.

The only changes to the starting 15 are injury-related with Sona Taumalolo replacing Ben May at loosehead prop and Toby Morland in at halfback for Brendon Leonard.

The squad is: Mils Muliaina (captain), Lelia Masaga, Dwayne Sweeney, Callum Bruce, Sitiveni Sivivatu. Stephen Donald, Toby Morland; Sione Lauaki, Tanerau Latimer, Liam Messam, Kevin O'Neill, Craig Clarke, Sona Taumalolo, Aled de Malmanche, James McGougan. Reserves: Hika Elliot, Joe Savage, Toby Lynn, Serge Lilo,David Bason, Mike Delany, Sosene Anesi.