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Crusaders vs Reds live – super rugby pacific quarter finals in Christchurch

Crusaders vs Reds live stream , tv channels and game update . super rugby pacific quarter finals in Christchurch . The Crusaders have won their last nine Super Rugby games against Queensland Reds.

CRUSADERS vs REDS, Friday 5.05pm AEST in Christchurch

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Co-captain Liam Wright returns to the Reds starting XV as Queensland embrace their rank outsider status against the Crusaders in the opening Super Rugby quarter final.

Wright, who will start at openside flanker ahead of Fraser McReight, made a successful comeback from an ankle injury in last weekend’s 28-15 loss to the red-and-blacks in Christchurch.

The Crusaders have also won their last 10 home fixtures against the Reds, having not lost to them in Christchurch since March 1999 (36-23).

The Saders have lost two of their last four Super Rugby matches in Christchurch (W2), as many defeats as they logged in their previous 44 games at home (W41, D1, L2).

CRUSADERS (15-1): Will Jordan, Sevu Reece, Jack Goodhue, David Havili, Leicester Fainga’anuku, Richie Mo’unga, Bryn Hall, Cullen Grace, Ethan Blackadder, Pablo Matera, Sam Whitelock, Scott Barrett (c), Oli Jager, Codie Taylor, George Bower

Reserves: Brodie McAlister, Finlay Brewis, Fletcher Newell, Zach Gallagher, Tom Christie, Mitch Drummond, Braydon Ennor, George Bridge

REDS (15-1): Jock Campbell, Suliasi Vunivalu, Jordan Petaia, Hamish Stewart, Filipo Daugunu, Lawson Creighton, Tate McDermott (co-c), Harry Wilson, Liam Wright (co-c), Seru Uru, Angus Blyth, Ryan Smith, Feao Fotuaika, Matt Faessler, Harry Hoopert

Reserves: Richie Asiata, Dane Zander, Sef Fa’agase, Connor Vest, Angus Scott-Young, Fraser McReight, Kalani Thomas, Hunter Paisami


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