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Overall the Chiefs have played the Highlander 23 times and they have won 15 matches and lost 8 matches which gives them a record of winning 65% of their matches against the Highlanders.
The average score when the Chiefs play the Highlanders regardless of where the match is being played is : Chiefs 24 Highlanders 22.
This weekend the match will be played in Hamilton which is home for the Chiefs and where the teams have met 8 times.
The Chiefs have actually had home advantage over the Highlanders 12 times and they have won 8 times and lost four times. The other matches were played at Mount Maunganui, Rotorua and Taupo.
This gives the Chiefs an overall record of winning 67% of their home matches against the Highlanders.
In Hamilton the Chiefs have slightly stronger record as in the 8 matches played they have won 6 times and lost two which gives them a record of winning 75% of their matches against the Highlanders.
The average score when the Chiefs play the Highlanders in Hamilton is : Chiefs 23 Highlanders 16.
In terms of selection Michael Fitzgerald starts at lock replacing Brodie Retallick and Johan Bardoul starts in the loose forwards with Liam Messam bracketed with Maama Vaipulu at No 8, while Liam Messam awaits concussion clearance.
Super Rugby centurion Hosea Gear comes back into the side on the right wing. The Chiefs go into the match full of confidence having beaten the Crusaders by a record margin and for the first time in their history scoring 5 tries against the Christchurch side.
The Highlanders go into the match on the back of a 20-13 victory over the Reds in Dunedin last weekend and have made six changes for this week – five personnel changes and one positional change to the starting forward pack.
Josh Hohneck, Liam Coltman and Ma’afu Fia comprise the new look front row with Fia making his first starting team this season.
Tom Franklin who has started both games game will make his impact from the bench as Joe Wheeler and Mark Reddish combine in the middle row.
Gareth Evans earns his first appearance in 2015 on the blindside with Elliot Dixon shifting to the open side role while in the backs Lima Sopoaga returns after a one week break and combines with Shaun Treeby.
Chiefs: 1. Pauliasi Manu , 2. Hika Elliot , 3. Ben Tameifuna , 4. Matt Symons , 5. Michael Fitzgerald , 6. Johan Bardoul , 7. Sam Cane , 8. Liam Messam © /Maama Vaipulu , 9. Augustine Pulu , 10. Aaron Cruden , 11. James Lowe , 12. Sonny Bill Williams , 13. Charlie Ngatai , 14. Hosea Gear , 15. Tom Marshall
Replacements : 16. Quentin MacDonald , 17. Siate Tokolahi , 18. Mitchell Graham , 19. Michael Allardice** , 20. Michael Leitch**/Maama Vaipulu , 21. Brad Weber , 22. Damian McKenzie , 23. Andrew Horrell
Highlanders: 1. Josh Hohneck , 2. Liam Coltman , 3. Ma’afu Fia , 4. Mark Reddish , 5. Joe Wheeler , 6. Gareth Evans , 7. Elliot Dixon , 8. Nasi Manu ( c ) , 9. Aaron Smith , 10. Lima Sopoaga , 11. Patrick Osborne , 12. Shaun Treeby , 13. Malakai Fekitoa , 14. Waisake Naholo , 15. Ben Smith ( c )
Reserves: , 16. Ash Dixon , 17. Brendon Edmonds , 18. Ross Geldenhuys , 19. Tom Franklin , 20. Dan Pryor , 21. Fumiaki Tanaka , 22. Marty Banks , 23. Jason Emery