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Castres recruit medical joker

Tuatara-Morrison fits into Castres coaching style. Photo: Skysports

Tuatara-Morrison fits into Castres coaching style. Photo: Skysports

Western Force back Chris Tuatara-Morrison has joined Castres on a short-term deal to cover for the injured Sitiveni Sivivatu.

Sivivatu was a star signing for Castres for this season from Clermont, but the former All Black is facing three to four months out with a shoulder injury.

Dipping into the market for some cover before Sivivatu returns later this year, the 2013 Top 14 champions have turned to Tuatara-Morrison for cover.

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Sivivatu backs Castres for success

Sivivatu join Castres in the Top 14 competition. Photo: Skysports

Sivivatu join Castres in the Top 14 competition. Photo: Skysports

Castres’s new signing Sitiveni Sivivatu believes his new club are destined for more silverware after joining from Clermont.

The former All Blacks winger, who won 45 caps between 2005-2011, spent three years with Clermont in the Top 14 scoring 22 tries.

Now with 2014 champions Castres, Sivivatu is settling into his new surroundings and admits he still has plenty to learn at the age of 32.

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Sivivatu, Samo in Pacific Barbarians

Former Wallaby Radike Samo competing in Super Rugby for the Queensland Reds. Photo: Zimbio

Former Wallaby Radike Samo competing in Super Rugby for the Queensland Reds. Photo: Zimbio

Former All Black Sitiveni Sivivatu and ex Wallaby Radike Samo have been named in a star-studded Pacific Barbarians line-up for Sunday’s clash against Tonga in Auckland.

Other ex All Blacks are Jerry Collins, Sione Lauwaki, Rene Ranger, and Justine Marshall alongside former Wallabies Rodney Blake and Digby Ioane.

Recent Tonga Test representatives Lua Lokotui, Kurt Morath and Taniela Moa are set to face off against their international team-mates as part of the combined team which is coached by former New Zealand number eight Wayne Shelford.

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