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Moana Pasifika and the Brumbies meet at Mt Smart Stadium in the final round of Super Rugby Pacific before finals. Join The Roar for live scores from 5:05pm AEST.
The Brumbies can still finish in second on the ladder, but they could also slip to fourth if they lose to Moana and the Chiefs beat Fijian Drua.
The Brumbies can finish no lower than fourth, though, so a home final is secure. If third, they will face the sixth placed team – currently the Waratahs, although the Reds and Hurricanes could also finish there.
It should be an straight forward task this evening and the most likely scenario is the Brumbies stay in third on the ladder.
Moana have shown glimpses of great play all season. The hardest part has been the second half and being able to keep up the intensity for 80 minutes.
Perhaps, with only one game remaining the side can push through the pain barrier in today’s match and finish on a high.
Pasifika (1-15): Abraham Pole, Ray Niula, Sekope Kepu (c), Michael Curry, Sam Slade, Solomone Funaki, Alamanda Motuga, Henry Time-Stowers, Jonathan Taumateine, Christian Leali’ifano, Timoci Tavatavanawai, Danny Toala, Levi Aumua, Solomone Kata, William Havili
Reserves: Samiuela Moli, Ezekiel Lindenmuth, Joe ‘Apiokotoa, Sione Tuipolotu, Lotu Inisi, Manu Paea, Fine Inisi, Anzelo Tuitavuki
Brumbies (1-15): Scott Sio, Connal McInerney, Allan Alaalatoa, Darcy Swain, Nick Frost, Tom Hooper, Jahrome Brown, Pete Samu, Nic White, Noah Lolesio, Andy Muirhead, Irae Simone, Len Ikitau, Tom Wright, Tom Banks.
Reserves: Lachlan Lonergan, James Slipper, Sefo Kautai, Cadeyrn Neville, Rory Scott, Ryan Lonergan, Rod Iona, Hudson Creighton.