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Crusaders team to play Hurricanes in pre-season game

The Crusaders are heading to Levin to play the Hurricanes in their final pre-season match before the 2014 Investec Super Rugby competition begins.

Crusaders Head Coach Todd Blackadder has named a 26-man team, which will again be captained by Ryan Crotty.

Three players will take the field for the first time this season - Luke Whitelock at Number Eight, Johnny McNicholl on the wing, and Richie McCaw from the reserves.

Kick-off is at 4pm on Friday at the Levin Domain.

Crusaders team to play the Hurricanes:

1

Wyatt Crockett

   

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2

Ben Funnell

   

16

Corey Flynn

   

3

Owen Franks

   

17

Tim Perry

   

4

Luke Romano

   

18

Nepo Laulala

   

5

Dominic Bird

   

19

Samuel Whitelock

   

6

George Whitelock

   

20

Richie McCaw

   

7

Matt Todd

   

21

Andy Ellis

   

8

Luke Whitelock

   

22

Tyler Bleyendaal

   

9

Willi Heinz

   

23

Rob Thompson

   

10

Colin Slade

   

24

Zac Guildford

   

11

Nafi Tuitavake

   

25

Reynold Lee-Lo

   

12

Tom Taylor

     

Jordan Taufua

   

13

Ryan Crotty (Captain)

           

14

Johnny McNicholl

           

15

Israel Dagg