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2010 Rebel Sport Super 14 Wider Training Groups Named

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2010 Rebel Sport Super 14 Wider Training Groups Named

Eighteen new players have been named into the 2010 Rebel Sport Super 14 wider training groups, announced by the New Zealand Rugby Union today.

A total 35 players have been named into wider training groups for the five New Zealand super rugby franchises. The players named today will act as back-up and provide injury cover for the full squads announced in Auckland last month. The 2010 Rebel Sport Super 14 wider training groups are:

Blues Michael Reid (Prop, North Harbour), Ash Dixon (Hooker, Auckland)*, James King (Lock, North Harbour)*, Onosa'i Auva'a (Loose Forward, Auckland), Taniela Moa (Halfback, Auckland), Michael Harris (Five Eighth, North Harbour)*, Jack McPhee (Fullback, North Harbour)*

Chiefs Toby Smith (Prop, Waikato), Vern Kamo (Hooker, Waikato), Toby Lynn (Lock, Waikato), Jack Lam (Loose Forward, Waikato), Tawera Kerr-Barlow (Halfback, Waikato)*, Trent Renata (Five Eighth, Waikato), Jason Hona (Wing, Bay of Plenty)*

Hurricanes Michael Bent (Prop, Taranaki)*, Ged Robinson (Hooker, Wellington), Api Naikatini (Lock, Wellington), Faifili Levave (Loose Forward, Wellington), Chris Eaton (Halfback, Hawkes Bay), Johnny Leota (Centre, Manawatu), Alapati Leiua (Wing, Wellington)*

Crusaders Hamish Cochrane (Prop, Tasman)*, Quentin MacDonald (Hooker, Tasman)*, Joe Wheeler (Lock, Tasman)*, Matt Todd (Loose Forward, Canterbury)*, Ash Parker (Loose Forward, Canterbury)*, Willie Heinz (Halfback, Canterbury)*, Tu Umaga-Marshall (Wing, Canterbury)*

Highlanders Sam Hibbard (Prop, Otago)*, Sam Anderson-Heather (Hooker, Otago)*, Hoani Matenga (Loose Forward, Otago)*, Scott Cowan (Halfback, Southland), Chris Noakes (Five Eighth, Otago), Brett Mather (Centre, Otago), Ryan Shortland (Wing, Otago)* * Denotes players not previously named in a franchise wider training group

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