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Hawke's Bay have been restored to full strength for their Air NZ Cup rugby semifinal against Canterbury in Christchurch on Friday night.

Second five-eighth Andrew Horrell has overcome an ankle injury to take his place in the starting 15 ahead of Sam Giddens.

It is the only personnel change made by coach Peter Russell from the side who beat Northland 32-13 in Hawke's Bay last match of the round robin last week.

Hawke's Bay
Israel Dagg, Nick Thompson, Jason Shoemark (captain), Andrew Horrell, Jason Kupa, Mathew Berquist, Chris Eaton, Thomas Waldrom, Karl Lowe, Michael Johnson, Ross Kennedy, George Naoupu, Clint Newland, Hika Elliot, Sona Taumalolo.

Reserves: Ash Dixon, Josh Keys, Adam Bradey, Matt Egan, Dane Shelford, Aayden Clarke, Richard Buckman.