Chiefs sign a trio of scrum-halves

Chiefs sign a trio of scrum-halves

Scrum-halves Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, Brad Weber and Jonathan Taumateine have signed with the Chiefs for the 2018 Super Rugby season. 

The Chiefs welcome Rotorua-born Tahuriorangi who will join the team on a two-year term. The 22-year-old Taranaki half-back has just completed his second season of Super Rugby with the Hurricanes.


Tahuriorangi completes the trio of exciting number nine signings, with experienced scrum-half Weber, 26, committing to the Chiefs until 2020 and promising young Counties Manukau scrum-half Taumateine signing for two more years.

Incoming Chiefs head coach Colin Cooper said: “We’ve secured a great balance of experience and x-factor with the signings of Brad, Te Toiroa and Jonathan.

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“Having worked with Brad in the Maori All Blacks and with Te Toiroa in Taranaki for the past few years, I’m excited and have a lot of confidence in what they’ll bring to the Chiefs in 2018 and beyond.

“I’m really looking forward to working with Jonathan, at just 20-years of age he has a big future ahead of him and will create great competition amongst our three halfbacks for the starting spot.”

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