Lions teams named for game of three halves

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Wellington Lions head coach Chris Gibbes has named his teams to play Bay of Plenty and Counties Manukau in a game of three halves in Katikati on Saturday.

Several players, including newly named co-captain Du'Plessis Kirifi will start against both sides.

The Lions face Bay of Plenty in the first half before they meet Counties Manukau.

Their Mitre 10 Cup campaign kicks off on Saturday, August 10 away to Tasman.

 

 

1st Half – BOP Steamers

2nd Half – Counties Steelers

1

Xavier Numia

Sef Fa'agase

2

James O’Reilly

Sitiveni Paongo

3

Alex Fidow

Alex Fidow and Ben Aumua-Peseta 30 min

4

Naitoa Ah Kuoi

Taine Plumtree

5

James Blackwell

James Poloniati

6

Galu Taufale

Galu Taufale

7

Du’Plessis Kirifi

Du’Plessis Kirifi and Mateaki Kafatolu 

8

Luke Tau’alupe

Luke Tau’alupe

9

Kemara Hauiti-Parapara

Connor Collins

10

Jackson Garden-Bachop

Jackson Garden-Bachop  and Piri Paraone 

11

Ben Lam

Nash Fiso and Connor Garden Bachop 

12

Peter Umaga-Jensen

Thomas Umaga-Jensen

13

Billy Proctor

Pepesana Patafilo

14

Nash Fiso

Losi Filipo (Left Wing)

15

Connor Garden Bachop

Callum Harkin and Billy Proctor