Counties Manukau Steelers side named to face Tasman

DateTue, 27 Sep 2016


Steelers coaches Darryl Suasua, Grant Henson and Semo Sititi have named their side to take on the Tasman Makos in the Mitre 10 Cup at Lansdowne Park, Blenheim on Thursday night at 7:35pm.


It’s an unchanged starting 15 to the one that defeated Waikato at ECOLight Stadium on Friday night. There’s one change to the bench, with Sione Molia coming onto the pine for Nathan de Thierry.  


The Steelers final regular season home game of the Mitre 10 Cup is against Canterbury on Saturday 15 October at 2:35pm. Tickets are available for purchase at the CMRFU Office at ECOLight Stadium during office hours (Monday-Friday, 8.30am-5pm) or at or at the Gate on game day. In the Grandstand, Adults cost $20, Students $15 and Kids $10. Kids 13 & Under are FREE on the South Auckland Motors Embankment thanks to Pak ‘n’ Save Pukekohe.


Steelers team to face Tasman:


1.     Sean Bagshaw

2.     Gafatasi Su’a

3.     Kalolo Tuiloma

4.     Viliame Rarasea

5.     Matiaha Martin

6.     Jimmy Tupou ©

7.     Jordan Taufua

8.     Sootala Fa’aso’o

9.     Augustine Pulu ©

10.  Piers Francis

11.  Sherwin Stowers

12.  Cardiff Vaega

13.  Sam Vaka

14.  Sione Fifita

15.  Luteru Laulala


16.  Hika Elliot

17.  Pauliasi Manu 

18.  Sione Faletau

19.  Matt Vaai

20.  Onosa’i Auva’a

21.  Richard Judd

22.  Joe Ikenasio

23. Sione Molia 

Richard Spranger Photo Credit