Hurricanes team named to play Crusaders

Hurricanes team named to play Crusaders

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February 12







Team named for final pre-season clash








The Hurricanes head to Levin this Friday for their final pre-season match ahead of the 2014 Investec Super Rugby season.







With the team set to depart for South Africa on Saturday, coach Mark Hammett is giving his whole squad the opportunity to put their best foot forward against the Crusaders.







All Black Beauden Barrett slots into the first five-eighth role, in what will be his first game back, with newcomer Marty Banks named at fullback. Captain Conrad Smith, Jeremy Thrush, and Cory Jane also return to the starting line-up, along with Alapati Leiua who returns from injury.





The match at the Levin Domain kicks off at 4pm.






The team to face the Crusaders is;







1. Ben Franks




2. Dane Coles




3. Jeffery Toomaga-Allen





4. Jeremy Thrush





5. Mark Abbott





6. Adam Hill





7. Jack Lam





8. Victor Vito





9. TJ Perenara





10. Beauden Barrett





11. Alapati Leiua





12. Tim Bateman





13. Conrad Smith (c)





14. Cory Jane





15. Marty Banks








RESERVES







16. Motu Matu’u





17. Ash Dixon





18. John Schwalger





19. Brendon Edmonds





20. Chris Eves





21. James Broadhurst





22. Mark Reddish





23. Blade Thomson





24. Faifili Levave





25. Ardie Savea





26. Callum Gibbins





27. Chris Smylie





28. Billy Guyton





29. James Marshall





30. Hadleigh Parkes





31. Cardiff Vaega





32. Julian Savea





33. Nehe Milner-Skudder





34. Andre Taylor







Tickets cost just $10 an adult and primary and secondary school students are free of charge.




Tickets can be purchased from the following vendors: Sportsworld Levin, Paper Plus Levin, Take Note Waikanae, Mowbrays Collectables, Placemakers Levin, Placemakers Paraparaumu, HKRFU Office or Ticketek.




If you have any enquiries, please contact HKRFU Office on 06 367 8059.