Super Rugby: A Positional Breakdown of Chiefs vs. Blues

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Super Rugby: A Positional Breakdown of Chiefs vs. Blues
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On Friday, the Chiefs will be hosting their northern neighbours at Waikato Stadium for what should be a great matchup. The two teams are known for playing exciting rugby, despite not always succeeding in the win column.

Last week was similar for both sides. The Blues lost to the Crusaders after having an early lead and almost won, had it not been for Israel Dagg's fingertips. The Chiefs lost to the Highlanders after controlling a good portion of the match.

They both lost at home and will be looking to get their seasons back on track. Both teams suffered some injuries in opening week, the Chiefs in particular coming out pretty beaten up especially in the front row.

Here is a closer look at the positional battles...

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