RUGBY

Lealiifano poised for Super final return

Lealiifano poised for Super final return
Christian Lealiifano is poised to play his first Super Rugby game since being diagnosed with leukemia.

Christian Lealiifano to poised to play his first Super Rugby game since being diagnosed with leukaemia almost a year ago in the Brumbies' final against the Hurricanes in Canberra on Friday night.

Coach Stephen Larkham said he had no qualms about throwing the Wallaby back into the mix, despite sitting out the season due to his illness.

Lealiifano was set to play two weeks ago against the Reds but his return was delayed when he injured his hamstring on the eve of the game.

AAP