1. Siua Hulanukunuka, 2. Quentin MacDonald, 3. Ross Geldenhuys, 4. Tevita Cavubati, 5. Joe Wheeler, 6. Pete Samu, 7. Shane Christie, 8. Liam Squire, 9. Jimmy Cowan, 10. Marty Banks, 11. Robbie Malneek, 12. Tom Marshall, 13. Kieron Fonotia, 14. Bryce Heem, 15. James Lowe. Subs: 16. Jesse MacDonald, 17. Reuben Northover, 18. Jeff Lepa, 19. Tevita Koloamatangi, 20. Billy Guyton, 21. Rohan Saifoloi, 22. David Havili
The 15-time NPC division one champions and Air NZ Cup winners in 2007 pose a massive challenge for the Makos.
The 25-year-old lock played his 60th game for the province in last Sunday's record-breaking 56-27 win over Bay of Plenty in Tauranga.
The big South African, who played 19 Super Rugby matches for the Lions, came to this country to follow his dream of returning to Super Rugby. He enjoyed a bumper club season with Picton's Waitohi club and was selected at tighthead for the Tasman Makos .
Auckland will have a few All Blacks returning, which is great, because it's always exciting to test yourselves against the best. We like taking on the big boys - that's what you play rugby for, those big moments and those big games.
Charles Cowman, co-Patron of Tasman Rugby celebrates 60 years of involvement with rugby in the Nelson Bays region including with a number of Seddon Shield teams. To celebrate a function will be held at the Wakatu Hotel on Sunday 28th September from 10.30am ~ 1.30pm, prior to the Tasman v Otago match.