Rugby: Saili ruled out for Blues

Blues midfielder Francis Saili has been ruled out of tomorrow night's match against the Reds at Eden Park with a high ankle sprain. Photo / Getty Images.
Blues midfielder Francis Saili has been ruled out of tomorrow night's match against the Reds at Eden Park with a high ankle sprain. Photo / Getty Images.

Blues midfielder Francis Saili has been ruled out of tomorrow night's match against the Reds at Eden Park with a high ankle sprain.

Saili, who injured his ankle during training yesterday, has been replaced by Jackson Willison.

Blues team to play the Reds at Eden Park tomorrow, kick-off 7.35pm, is: Charles Piutau, Frank Halai, Jackson Willison, Ma'a Nonu, Lolagi Visinia, Simon Hickey, Bryn Hall, Jerome Kaino, Brendon O'Connor, Peter Saili, Tom Donnelly, Patrick Tuipulotu, Charlie Faumuina, Keven Mealamu (c), Tony Woodcock. Reserves: James Parsons, Ofa Tu'ungafasi, Angus Ta'avao, Hayden Triggs, Steven Luatua, Piri Weepu, Ihaia West, George Moala.

Reds: Mike Harris, Chris Feauai-Sautia, Ben Tapuai, Anthony Fainga'a, Rod Davies, Quade Cooper, Will Genia, Jake Schatz, Liam Gill, Eddie Quirk, James Horwill (c), Rob Simmons, Greg Holmes, Saia Fainga'a, James Slipper. Reserves: James Hanson, Ben Daley, Jono Owen, Ed O'Donoghue, Beau Robinson, Nick Frisby, Ben Lucas, Jamie-Jerry Taulagi.

- APNZ

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