The XV that finishes the game could prove just as important as the XV that starts as Steelform Wanganui kick off their Mitre 10 Heartland Championship campaign against Wairarapa Bush in Masterton on Saturday.

Coach Jason Caskey has named a settled team which will include only three players making their first class rugby debuts, all of them reserve forwards.

The prognosis was disappointing for lock Josh Lane at Tuesday training with the likelihood his knee injury will keep him sidelined for 4-6 weeks, but Wanganui loses little with Peter Travis Hay-Horton rejoining the team after debuting last year and being

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