Rugby-Crusaders v Jaguares - Super Rugby final

Rugby-Crusaders v Jaguares - Super Rugby final
By Reuters

04/07/2019 at 18:34Updated 04/07/2019 at 18:36

WELLINGTON, July 4 (Reuters) - Factbox on the Super Rugby final between the Canterbury Crusaders and Jaguares:

When: July 6, 7.35 pm local (0735 GMT)

Where: Rugby League Park, Christchurch (Capacity: 18,600)

Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)

Assistant referees: Mike Fraser (New Zealand), Paul Williams(New Zealand) TMO: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

CANTERBURY CRUSADERS

Coach: Scott Robertson (third year)

Captain: Sam Whitelock

2019 finish: 1st (58 points, W-11, D-3, L-2)

Best performance: Champions (1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2017, 2018)

Quarter-final: beat Otago Highlanders 38-14

Semi-final: beat Wellington Hurricanes 30-26

Team: 15-David Havili, 14-Sevu Reece, 13-Braydon Ennor, 12-Jack Goodhue, 11-George Bridge, 10-Richie Mo'unga, 9-Bryn Hall, 8-Kieran Read, 7-Matt Todd, 6-Whetu Douglas, 5-Sam Whitelock (captain), 4-Mitchell Dunshea, 3-Owen Franks, 2-Codie Taylor, 1-Joe Moody

Replacements: 16-Andrew Makalio, 17-George Bower, 18-Michael Alaalatoa, 19-Luke Romano, 20-Jordan Taufua, 21-Mitchell Drummond, 22-Mitch Hunt, 23-Will Jordan

JAGUARES

Coach: Gonzalo Quesada (first year)

Captain: Jeronimo de la Fuente

2019 finish: 2nd (51 points, W-11, L-5)

Best performance: Seventh (2018)

Quarter-final: beat Waikato Chiefs 21-16

Semi-final: beat ACT Brumbies 39-7

Team: 15-Emiliano Boffelli, 14-Matias Moroni, 13-Matias Orlando, 12-Jeronimo de la Fuente (captain), 11-Ramiro Moyano, 10-Joaquin Diaz Bonilla, 9-Tomas Cubelli, 8-Javier Ortega Desio, 7-Marcos Kremer, 6-Pablo Matera, 5-Tomas Lavanini, 4-Guido Petti, 3-Santiago Medrano, 2-Agustin Creevy, 1-Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro

Replacements: 16-Julian Montoya, 17-Mayco Vivas, 18-Enrique Pieretto, 19-Juan Manuel Leguizamon, 20-Tomas Lezana, 21-Felipe Ezcurra, 22-Domingo Miotti, 23-Sebastian Cancelliere

PREVIOUS MEETINGS (home team in CAPS)

2018 Crusaders beat JAGUARES 40-14

2016 CRUSADERS beat Jaguares 32-15

(Compiled by Greg Stutchbury; Editing by Peter Rutherford)

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