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Bay of Plenty Volcanix named to play Auckland Storm in final challenge

Thursday, October 11, 2018
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The Bay of Plenty Volcanix team has been announced to play Auckland in the Farah Palmer Cup Premiership relegation fixture at Tauranga Domain on Saturday 13 October at 11.30am.

Head coach Brendon Webby has named his final line up to take on the Auckland Storm in their toughest challenge this year.

The match day 23 sees just one change in the starting forward pack, with prop Braxton Walker starting at loosehead ahead of Angel Mulu.

In the backs, Jade Tuilaepa will return to start at half back, shifting Ora Williams back to first five eight in the only changes in the backline.

Hooker Kura Hudson will be hoping to debut off the bench with Rawinia Luka covering loosehead prop. Locking duo of Calli Perrott and Mikyla Wardlaw remain to complete the forward reserves. Te Rina Mohi returns after been ruled out with sickness last week for cover at first five. Tania Raharuhi and Olivia Richardson retain their position as reserve cover at midfield and wing respectively.

Bay of Plenty Volcanix:

1. Baye Jacob (17)
2. Lily Florence (19)
3. Braxton Walker (6)
4. Kate Henwood (19)
5. Amanda Aldridge (11)
6. Kendra Reynolds (25)
7. Les Elder (9)
8. Christie Yule (18) (C)
9. Jade Tuilaepa (9)
10. Ora Williams (12)
11. Emily Magee (4)
12. Renee Wickliffe (5)
13. Hana Tapiata (14)
14. Polly Playle (12)
15. Sapphire Tapsell (19)

Reserves:
16. Kura Hudson*
17. Rawinia Luka (4)
18. Calli Perrott (20)
19. Mikyla Wardlaw (11)
20. Te Rina Mohi (2)
21. Tania Raharuhi (13)
22. Olivia Richardson (3)

Game Details:
Saturday 13 October
Tauranga Domain, Tauranga

Farah Palmer Cup
Kick-off 11.30am
Bay of Plenty Volcanix v Auckland Storm

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