28 Jun 2012

Crusaders name team to face Hurricanes

6:13 am on 28 June 2012

The Crusaders will be without several All Blacks when they host the Hurricanes in their Super rugby match in Christchurch this Saturday.

All Blacks Kieran Read, Israel Dagg and Dan Carter are all out injured and regular back Tom Marshall is also unavailable.

Tom Taylor will deputise for Dan Carter with the kicking duties while Matt Todd will start at flanker as Richie McCaw moves to number eight to cover Kieran Read.

Prop Wyatt Crockett will be playing his 100th game for the Crusaders.

The Crusaders sit fourth on the table while the Hurricanes are sixth.