The pair have been named in the Crusaders starting lineup for Saturday night's match against the Japanese side the Sunwolves.
Prop Franks makes his return from an Achilles injury and Dagg a knee injury with the pair not having played since September.
Dagg will start on the right wing.
Regular skipper All Blacks lock Sam Whitelock has been rested with fellow with fellow All Black Matt Todd to lead the side.
The Chiefs have made four changes to their starting lineup for their match against the Queensland Reds in Brisbane on Saturday night.