24th May 02:45 AM
Rayasi to debut for the Hurricanes when they face Chiefs
By Naveel Krishant
Wednesday 13/03/2019
After hitting the mark in sevens, Salesi Rayasi will debut for the Hurricanes when they face Chiefs [Photo: stuff.co.nz]

22 year old Salesi Rayasi who has links to Fiji is in line for his first taste of Super Rugby, as he has been listed on the reserves bench for the Hurricanes.

The Hurricanes have named their side to face the downtrodden Chiefs this weekend, with a number of changes from the team that defeated the Highlanders last week.

Players like Beauden and Jordie Barrett, TJ Perenara, Chase Tiatia, Ngani Laumape, Dane Coles and Ardie Savea have been named to start.

The Hurricanes will face the Chiefs at 6.35pm Friday in the Super Rugby.

Hurricanes: 15. Chase Tiatia, 14. Jordie Barrett, 13. Matt Proctor, 12. Ngani Laumape, 11. Wes Goosen, 10. Beauden Barrett, 9. TJ Perenara, 8. Ardie Savea, 7. Du'Plessis Kirifi, 6. Reed Prinsep, 5. Vaea Fifita, 4. James Blackwell, 3. Ben May, 2. Dane Coles (c), 1. Toby Smith.

Reserves: 16. Asafo Aumua, 17. Fraser Armstrong, 18. Alex Fidow, 19. Liam Mitchell, 20. Heiden Bedwell‑Curtis, 21. Finlay Christie, 22. Jackson Garden‑Bachop, 23. Salesi Rayasi.

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