29 Feb 2012

Changes to Chiefs lineup for Blues clash

12:33 pm on 29 February 2012

Injuries have forced 3 changes to the Chiefs starting lineup, while coach Dave Rennie has made another couple for their Super Rugby clash with the Blues in Hamilton on Friday night.

Prop Ben Afeaki, halfback Brendan Leonard and wing Lelia Masaga are replaced by Ben Tameifuna, Tawera Kerr-Barlow and Asaeli Tikoirotuma respectively.

Rennie has also brought in hooker Mahonri Schwalger and loosies Tanerau Latimer and Kane Thompson to his starting lineup.

The Chiefs were beaten first up by the Highlanders.