Jaguares bring back big guns for Chiefs quarter-final
Cape Town - Jaguares coach Gonzalo Quesada has named his team for their Super Rugby quarter-final clash against the Chiefs in Buenos Aires.
The match is scheduled for 00:05 (SA time) on Saturday morning.
Quesada has made 12 changes after resting his big guns for last weekend’s 52-10 win over the Sunwolves.
In the backline, Test-capped quintet Emiliano Boffelli (fullback), Jeronimo de la Fuente (centre and captain), Matias Moroni (wing), Joaquin Diaz Bonilla (flyhalf) and Tomas Cubelli (scrumhalf) return to the starting line-up/
Up front, Javier Ortega Desio, Marcos Kremer and Pablo Matera are back as the loose-trio combination, while Tomas Lavanini joins Petti in the second row.
Santiago Medrano, Agustin Creevy and Mayco Vivas make up the all-new front row.
Matias Orlando (centre), Sebastian Cancelliere (wing) and Guido Petti (lock) are the only survivors from the team that started last week.
15 Emiliano Boffelli, 14 Sebastian Cancelliere, 13 Matias Orlando, 12 Jeronimo de la Fuente (captain), 11 Matias Moroni, 10 Joaquin Diaz Bonilla, 9 Tomas Cubelli, 8 Javier Ortega Desio, 7 Marcos Kremer, 6 Pablo Matera, 5 Tomas Lavanini, 4 Guido Petti, 3 Santiago Medrano, 2 Agustin Creevy, 1 Mayco Vivas
Substitutes: 16 Julian Montoya, 17 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, 18 Enrique Pieretto, 19 Tomas Lezana, 20 Francisco Gorrissen, 21 Felipe Ezcurra, 22 Domingo Miotti, 23 Santiago Carreras
15 Solomon Alaimano, 14 Shaun Stevenson, 13 Tumua Manu, 12 Anton Lienert-Brown, 11 Sean Wainui, 10 Jack Debreczeni, 9 Brad Weber, 8 Pita Gus Sowakula, 7 Sam Cane (captain), 6 Lachlan Boshier, 5 Tyler Ardron, 4 Brodie Retallick, 3 Angus Ta’avao, 2 Nathan Harris, 1 Atu Moli
Substitutes: 16 Samisoni Taukei’aho, 17 Aidan Ross, 18 Nepo Laulala, 19 Jesse Parete, 20 Mitchell Jacobson, 21 Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, 22 Marty McKenzie, 23 Alex Nankivell/Ataata Moeakiola