Jono Gibbes returns for the Chiefs

Chiefs’ captain Jono Gibbes returns to his side this week as blindside flanker, for Friday night’s game against the Cats at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton.

While Sione Lauaki will move to number eight. While regular number eight, Steven Bates, is in doubt for the match because of a hamstring attachment injury and has been bracketed with Nili Latu on the bench.

Chiefs: Simms Davison, Aleki Lutui, Deacon Manu, Bernie Upton, Sean Hohneck, Jono Gibbes (captain), Marty Holah, Sione Lauaki, Byron Kelleher, Stephen Donald, Sailosi Tagicakibau, David Hill, Niva Ta’auso, Sitiveni Sivivatu, Sosene Anesi

Replacements: Scott Linklater , Ben Castle, Wayne Ormond, Steven Bates/Nili Latu, Kevin Senio, Keith Lowen, Adrian Cashmore

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