Kerr-Barlow to battle Bulls
23 May 2012
Scrumhalf Tawera Kerr-Barlow has been preferred to Brendon Leonard for the Chiefs’ crunch match against the Bulls.
Kerr-Barlow replaces Leonard in a starting line-up that sees several changes. Jackson Willison slots into the midfield in place of the injured Richard Kahui while props Toby Smith and Ben Afeaki are handed starts.
Chiefs – 15 Andrew Horrell, 14 Lelia Masaga, 13 Jackson Willison, 12 Sonny Bill Williams, 11 Asaeli Tikoirotuma, 10 Aaron Cruden, 9 Tawera Kerr-Barlow, 8 Kane Thompson, 7 Tanerau Latimer, 6 Liam Messam, 5 Brodie Retallick, 4 Craig Clarke (c), 3 Ben Afeaki, 2 Hika Elliot, 1 Toby Smith.
Subs: 16 Mahonri Schwalger, 17 Arizona Taumalolo, 18 Michael Fitzgerald, 19 Sam Cane, 20 Brendon Leonard, 21 Robbie Robinson, 22 Maritino Nemani.