Super Rugby

Key international stars return to Jaguares side

Pablo Matera (Gallo Images)
Pablo Matera (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Jaguares head coach Gonzalo Quesada has made six changes to his starting XV for their Super Rugby clash against the Hurricanes at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Friday.

Kick-off is at 09:35 SA time.

One of those to return is flank Pablo Matera, who starts at blindside, with Juan Manuel Leguizamon moving to openside.

Talented lock Guido Petti is also back in the team, replacing Marcos Kremer, and he is joined by Tomas Lavanini in the second-row.

The final changes in the pack are in the front-row as Agustin Creevy and Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro are preferred to Julian Montoya and Mayco Vivas, respectively.

Meanwhile, in the backline, there is just one alteration with Tomas Cubelli starting at scrumhalf ahead of Felipe Ezcurra.



15 Jordie Barrett, 14 Wes Goosen, 13 Matt Proctor, 12 Ngani Laumape, 11 Ben Lam, 10 James Marshall, 9 TJ Perenara (captain), 8 Ardie Savea, 7 Du'Plessis Kirifi, 6 Vaea Fifita, 5 Isaia Walker-Leawere, 4 James Blackwell, 3 Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, 2 Asafo Aumua, 1 Toby Smith

Substitutes: 16 Ricky Riccitelli, 17 Chris Eves, 18 Ross Geldenhuys, 19 Kane Le'aupepe, 20 Heiden Bedwell-Curtis, 21 Finlay Christie, 22 Fletcher Smith, 23 Salesi Rayasi


15 Emiliano Boffelli, 14 Sebastien Cancelliere, 13 Matias Moroni, 12 Jeronimo de la Fuente (captain), 11 Ramiro Moyano, 10 Joaquin Diaz Bonilla, 9 Tomas Cubelli, 8 Javier Ortego Desio, 7 Juan Manuel Leguizamon, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Tomás Lavanini, 4 Guido Petti, 3 Enrique Pieretto, 2 Agustin Creevy, 1 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro

Substitutes: 16 Julian Montoya, 17 Mayco Vivas, 18 Santiago Medrano, 19 Lucas Paulos, 20 Marcos Kremer, 21 Felipe Ezcurra, 22 Domingo Miotti, 23 Matias Orlando

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