Renata receives Highlanders call up

Thu, 24 Jan 2013 13:39
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The Highlanders have drafted former Chiefs utility back Trent Renata into their squad as an injury replacement for Declan O'Donnell.

The Highlanders have drafted former Chiefs utility back Trent Renata into their squad as an injury replacement for Declan O'Donnell.

O'Donnell has undergone surgery on his shoulder and is out for the season, while All Black centre Tamati Ellison will miss most of the Super Rugby season as he recovers from his shoulder surgery.

Renata played two matches for the Chiefs and has scored 293 points in 54 games for Waikato since his debut in 2007. He also represented New Zealand at schools, Under-19 and Under-20 level.

The Dunedin franchise’s casualty list – which includes Colin Slade, John Hardie and Lima Sopoaga – continues to grow with Manawatu flank Doug Tietjens ruled out for the season after rupturing his Achilles tendon during a game of touch rugby at training.

Otago captain Paul Grant has been called into the squad as a temporary replacement, with a permanent replacement to be named at a later date.

New All Black signings Ma'a Nonu, Tony Woodcock and Brad Thorn will link up with the squad in Queenstown ahead of the pre-season camp in Greenstone Valley on Saturday.

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Sun, 30 July 2017
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Sun, 23 July 2017
Pumas v Golden Lions 43 | 36
Sat, 22 July 2017
Griquas v Blue Bulls 45 | 51
Stormers v Chiefs 11 | 17
Lions v Sharks 23 | 21
Crusaders v Highlanders 17 | 0
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Free State Cheetahs v Sharks 47 | 12
Brumbies v Hurricanes 16 | 35
Sat, 15 July 2017
Sharks v Lions 10 | 27
Bulls v Stormers 33 | 41
Force v Waratahs 40 | 11
Hurricanes v Crusaders 31 | 22
Chiefs v Brumbies 28 | 10
Sunwolves v Blues 43 | 21
Fri, 14 July 2017
Kings v Cheetahs 20 | 21
Rebels v Jaguares 29 | 32
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Team P W D L Pts
Brumbies 15 6 0 9 34
Force 15 6 0 9 26
Reds 15 4 0 11 21
Waratahs 15 4 0 11 19
Rebels 15 1 1 13 9
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Team P W D L Pts
Crusaders 15 14 0 1 63
Hurricanes 15 12 0 3 58
Chiefs 15 12 1 2 57
Highlanders 15 11 0 4 51
Blues 15 7 1 7 37
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Team P W D L Pts
Stormers 15 10 0 5 43
Cheetahs 15 4 0 11 21
Bulls 15 4 0 11 20
Sunwolves 15 2 0 13 12
Pool SA2
Team P W D L Pts
Lions 15 14 0 1 65
Sharks 15 9 1 5 42
Jaguares 15 7 0 8 33
Kings 15 6 0 9 28