Squads confirmed for much-anticipated New Zealand Aotearoa tournament

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The squad lists for the five New Zealand teams ahead of new Super Rugby Aotearoa tournament starting on Saturday have been confirmed.

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There’s talent and experience aplenty in each of the squads so it promises to be a thrilling 10 weeks of action.

Things kick off on Saturday, 13 June when the Highlanders host the Chiefs in Dunedin (09:05 SA time), while the Blues welcome the Hurricanes to Eden Park in Auckland on Sunday, 14 June (05:35 SA time).

The Crusaders have a bye in week 1.

Each team will face the other four sides home and away with two byes for each team in the 10 week, 20 match tournament - the first rugby of any kind since Covid-10 brought an abrupt halt in mid-March.

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