Cape Town - Two-time defending Super Rugby champions, the Chiefs, will again have two captains during this year's Super Rugby competition.
According to the NZ Herald website
, flyhalf Aaron Cruden and loose forward Liam Messam have been named as co-captains for the 2014 campaign.
It will be the third season in a row the Chiefs have opted for co-captions with Messam and Craig Clarke, who left to play club rugby Ireland in the off-season, sharing the leadership role previously.
The Chiefs will play their first pre-season match against the Reds in Toowoomba on Saturday, before heading to Rotorua on Valentine's Day to play the Blues in Rotorua.
They start their season-proper away to the Crusaders on February 21.