Although there is no Goodhue nor Sam Whitelock, Kieran Read of Codie Taylor, Crusaders coach picked his strongest possible side for the Blues clash this weekend.
All Black props Tu’inukuafe and Tuungafasi will be starting from the bench.
Robertson surprised a bit in selecting Braydon Ennor in the midfield with Ryan Crotty. The young man will have to stand tall against Ma’a Nonun on Saturday.
It is going to be an good old battle on Saturday when these two teams get on the field.
David Havili, Manasa Mataele, Braydon Ennor, Ryan Crotty, George Bridge, Richie Mo’unga, Bryn Hall, Whetu Douglas, Matt Todd ©, Jordan Taufua, Quinten Strange, Scott Barrett, Owen Franks, Andrew Makalio, Joe Moody.
Replacements: Ben Funnell, Tim Perry, Michael Alaalatoa, Luke Romano, Tom Sanders, Mitchell Drummond, Mitchell Hunt, Will Jordan.