Super Rugby Round 15 Team Lists

Izack Rodda will captain the Reds against the Chiefs in Samu Kerevi's absence Chris Hyde/Getty Images

There are just four rounds to go in Super Rugby's regular season, with a real race unfolding for the Australian and South African conferences, and the wild card playoff spots.

The Round 15 action is headlined by two key inter-conference games between the Brumbies and Bulls on Friday, and Waratahs and Jaguares on Saturday.

(Note: All times are Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Jump ahead to a particular game.

Chiefs vs. Reds | Brumbies vs. Bulls | Sunwolves vs. Rebels | Crusaders vs. Blues | Waratahs vs. Jaguares | Stormers vs. Highlanders | Sharks vs. Lions

Friday, May 24

Chiefs vs. Reds, 5:35pm, FMG Waikato Stadium, Hamilton

Chiefs: Solomon Alaimalo, Shaun Stevenson, Tumua Manu, Alex Nankevell, Etene Nanai-Seturo, Marty McKenzie, Brad Weber, Pita Hus Sowakula, Lachlan Bosher, Same Cane, Tyler Ardron, Jesse Parete, Nepo Laulala, Nathan Harris, Atu Moli. Replacements: Samisoni Tauke'aho, Aidan Ross, Sosefo Kautai, Daymon Leasuasu, Mitchell Karpik, Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, Jack Debreczeni, Sean Wainui.

Reds: Matt McGahan, Jock Campbell, Seb Wileman, Duncan Paia'aua, Sefa Naivalu, Bryce Hegarty, Tate McDermott; Angus Scott-Young, Liam Wright, Lukhan Salakaia-Loto, Angus Blyth, Izack Rodda (capt), Taniela Tupou, Alex Mafi, Harry Hoopert. Replacements: Brandon Paenga-Amosa, Feao Fotuaika, Ruan Smith, Adam Korczyk, Scott Higginbotham, Scott Malolua, Teti Tela, Liam McNamara.

Brumbies vs. Bulls, 7:45pm, GIO Stadium Park, Canberra

Brumbies: Tom Banks, Henry Speight, Tevita Kuridrani, Irae Simone, Toni Pulu, Christian Lealiifano, Joe Powell, Pete Samu, Jahrome Brown, Tom Cusack, Sam Carter, Rory Arnold, Allan Alaalatoa, Folau Fainga'a, Scott Sio Replacements: Connal Mcinerney, James Slipper, Leslie Leuluaialii-Makin, Darcy Swain, Murray Douglas, Rob Valetini, Ryan Lonergan, Tom Wright

Bulls: Warrick Gelant, Cornal Hendricks, Johnny Kotze, Burger Odendaal, Rosko Specman, Manie Libbok, André Warner, Duane Vermeulen (captain), Hanro Liebenberg, Paul Schoeman, R.G. Snyman , Jason Jenkins, Trevor Nyakane, Schalk Brits, Lizo Gqoboka. Replacements: Jaco Visagie, Simphiwe Matanzima, Wiehan Herbst, Jannes Kirsten, Marco van Staden, Embrose Papier, J.T. Jackson, Divan Rossouw.

Saturday, May 25

Sunwolves vs Rebels, 3:15pm, Prince Chichibu Stadium, Tokyo

Sunwolves: Jason Emery, Gerhard Van Den Heever, Josh Timu, Phil Burleigh, Semisi Masirewa, Hayden Parker, Kaito Shigeno, Amanaki Mafi, Dan Pryor, Rahboni Warren-Vosayaco, Luke Thompson, Mark Abbott, Hiroshi Yamashita, Nathan Vella, Masataka Mikami. Replacements: Jaba Bregvadze, Conan O'Donnell, Takuma Asahara, Yoshitaka Tokunaga, Hendrik Tui, Jamie Booth, Hosea Saumaki, Takuya Yamasawa.

Rebels: Dane Haylett-Petty, Jack Maddocks, Reece Hodge, Billy Meakes, Marika Koroibete, Quade Cooper, Will Genia, Richard Hardwick, Angus Cottrell, Ross Haylett-Petty, Adam Coleman, Matt Philip, Sam Talakai, Hugh Roach, Matt Gibbon. Replacements: Jordan Uelese, Tetera Faulkner, Jermaine Ainsley, Sam Jeffries, Rob Leota, Michael Ruru, Matt To'omua, Tom English.

Crusaders vs. Blues, 5.35pm, Christchurch Stadium, Christchurch

Crusaders: David Havili, Sevu Reece, Jack Goodhue, Ryan Crotty, George Bridge, Richie Mo'unga, Bryn Hall, Whetukamokamp Douglas, Matt Todd, Jordan Taufua, Sam Whitelock, Scott Barrett, Michael Alaalatoa, Andrew Makalio, Joe Moody. Replacements: Brodie MCalister, Isileli Tu'ungafasi, George Bower, Luke Romano, Ethan Blackadder, Mitch Drummond, Mitch Hunt, Braydon Ennor.

Blues: Melani Nanai, Caleb Clarke, TJ Faiane, Ma'a Nonu, Reiko Ioane, Harry Plummer, Jonathan Ruru, Akira Ioane, Blake Gibson, Tom Robinson, Scott Scrafton, Patrick Tuipulotu, Ofa Tuungafasi, Leni Apisai, Alex Hodgman. Replacements: James Parsons, Marcel Renata, Lua Li, Gerard Cowley-Tuioti, Hoskins Sotutu, Augustine Pulu, Otere Black, Levi Aumua.

Waratahs vs. Jaguares, 7.45pm, Bankwest Stadium, Sydney

Waratahs: Kurtley Beale, Alex Newsome, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Karmichael Hunt, Cam Clark, Bernard Foley, Nick Phipps, Michael Wells, Michael Hooper, Lachlan Swinton, Rob Simmons, Ned Hanigan, Sekope Kepu, Damien Fitzpatrick, Tom Robertson. Replacements: Andrew Tuala, Harry Johnson-Holmes, Chris Talakai, Jed Holloway, Will Miller, Jake Gordon, Lalakai Foketi, Curtis Rona.

Jaguares: Emiliano Boffelli, Santiago Carreras, Matías Orlando, Jerónimo de le Fuente (captain), Ramiro Moyano, Domingo Miotti, Tomás Cubelli, Javier Ortega Desio, Tomás Lezana, Pablo Matera, Marcos Kremer, Guido Petti, Santiago Medrano, Julián Montoya, Mayco Vivas. Replacements: Agustín Creevy, Nahiel Tetaz Chaparro, Lucio Sordoni, Tomás Lavanini, Juan Manuel Leguizamón, Felipe Ezcurra, Joaquín Díaz Bonilla, Matías Moroni.

Stormers vs. Highlanders, DHL Newlands, Cape Town

Stormers: Damian Willemse, Seabelo Senatla, J.J. Engelbrecht, Damian de Allende, Dillyn Leyds, Josh Stander, Herschel Jantjies, Jaco Coetzee, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Siya Kolisi (captain), Cobus Wiese, Eben Etzebeth, Frans Malherbe, Scarra Ntubeni, Steven Kitshoff. Replacements: Chad Solomon, Corne Fourie, Wilco Louw, Kobus van Dyk, Sikhumbuzo Notshe, Justin Phillips, \Jean-Luc du Plessis, Dan Kriel.

Highlanders: Matt Faddes, Waisake Naholo, Rob Thompson, Patelesio Tomkinson, Jordan Hyland, Josh Ioane, Aaron Smith, Elliot Dixon, James Lentjes, Luke Whitelock (captain), Tom Franklin, Pari Pari Parkinson, Tyrel Lomax, Liam Coltman, Daniel Lienert-Brown. Replacements: Ash Dixon, Ayden Johnstone, Siate Tokolahi, Josh Dickson, Shannon Frizell, Kayne Hammington, Marty Banks, Thomas Umaga-Jensen.

Sunday, May 26

Sharks vs. Lions, 1.05am, Jonsson Kings Park, Durban

Sharks: Aphelele Fassi, Sbu Nkosi, Lukhanyo Am, Andre Esterhuizen, Makazole Mapimpi, Curwin Bosch, Louis Schreuder (captain), Dan du Preez, Jean-Luc du Preez, Philip van der Walt, Ruan Botha, Ruben van Heerden, Coenie Oosthuizen, Kerron van Vuuren, Mzamo Majola. Replacements: Dylan Richardson, Juan Schoeman, John-Hubert Meyer, Hyron Andrews, Jacques Vermeulen, Cameron Wright, Robert du Preez, Kobus van Wyk.

Lions: Andries Coetzee, Courtnall Skosan, Lionel Mapoe, Harold Vorster, Aphiwe Dyantyi, Elton Jantjies, Nic Groom, Kwagga Smith (captain), Cyle Brink, Marnus Schoeman, Marvin Orie, Stephan Lewies, Johannes Jonker, Jan-Henning Campher, Dylan Smith. Replacements: Pieter Jansen, Sti Sithole, Carlu Sadie, Reinhard Nothnagel, Vincent Tshituka, Hacjivah Dayimani, Shaun Reynolds, Tyrone Green.

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