Rugby

Carter benched for Crusaders

2015-01-29 12:25
Dan Carter (AFP)

Cape Town - All Blacks flyhalf Dan Carter will come off the bench for the Crusaders in their pre-season match against the Hurricanes in Eketahuna on Saturday.

Carter, who continues to struggle with a calf strain, will play second fiddle to Tom Taylor who starts in the No 10 jersey.

With Willi Heinz ruled out of the season with a horrific leg injury suffered in the Crusaders' previous warm-up match against the Highlanders, and Andy Ellis' return from Japan still a couple weeks away, unheralded Billy Guyton steps in to fill the void.


Teams:

Hurricanes

TBA

Crusaders

15 Richie Mo’unga, 14 Nafi Tuitavake, 13 Robbie Fruean, 12 Kieron Fonotia, 11 Johnny McNicholl, 10 Tom Taylor, 9 Billy Guyton, 8 Jimmy Tupou, 7 Matt Todd (captain), 6 Jordan Taufua, 5 Dominic Bird, 4 Luke Romano, 3 Nepo Laulala, 2 Ged Robinson, 1 Joe Moody

Substitutes: 16 Ben Funnell, 17 Codie Taylor, 18 Daniel Lienert-Brown, 19 Blair Prinsep, 20 Luke Whitelock, 21 Jack Stratton, 22 Tom Sanders, 23 Dan Carter, 24 Jed Brown, 25 Scott Barrett, 26 Alex Hodgman, 27 Nathaniel Apa, 28 David Havilli, 29 Rob Thompson, 30 George Bridge

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