Savea brothers

Savea brothers back for champs

Also, who's been playing on the wing, will start at centre in place of Matt Proctor, who will miss the match due to concussion, while Julian Savea reclaims his place on the left wing after being given a week off to rest.

Former All Black Cory Jane is dropped from the wing to the bench with Wes Goosen rewarded for his strong performance against the Waratahs, he gets another start, shifting from the left to the right wing.

Savea vs Williams: Charity clash raises $65k for Kaikōura

Over $65,000 was raised for the Kaikōura earthquake response as the packed-out crowd at the ASB Tennis Arena watched two of the world's top rugby players attempt to play the world's best female tennis duo.

More than 2500 seats were sold for the exhibition match with the proceeds will go to the Kaikōura District Council.

RNZ's reporter at the scene, Matt Chatterton, said the brothers were hopelessly outmatched.

Williams sisters to take on Savea brothers in Kaikoura earthquake fundraiser at ASB Classic

ASB Classic director Karl Budge today revealed to 1 NEWS that the Williams sisters will make a special appearance before next month's tournament where they will take on All Blacks Julian and Ardie Savea in an exhibition doubles match on centre court.

Entry to the event at the ASB Tennis Centre will be $30 with all proceeds going towards the rebuilding of earthquake-damaged Kaikoura.

"It's not a bad little sibling match-up," Budge said. "I'm not sure what the girls' rugby skills are like or the boys' tennis skills.