Hurricanes edge Crusaders in Super Rugby trial

The Hurricanes shrugged off the loss of winger Cory Jane by beating the Crusaders 27-26 in a Super Rugby warm up match at the Alpine Energy Stadium, Timaru.

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Final Score Hurricanes 27 Crusaders 26


Tries: Marshall, Dixon, Eaton, Wharewera, Bateman
Conversion: Taylor
Penalty : –

Tries: Christie, Fonotia, Taylor, Marshall
Conversion: Bleyendaal 2, Elkington
Penalty: –



15 Tom Marshall, 14 James Schrader, 13 Kieran Fonotia, 12 Robbie Fruen, 11 Shayne Anderson, 10 Tyler Blyendaal, 9 Jeremy Su’a, 8 Jordan Taufua, 7 Shane Christie, 6 George Whitelock (c), 5 Joel Everson, 4 Dominic Bird, 3 Owen Franks, 2 Codie Taylor, 1 Joe Moody.

Replacements: 16 Paea Fa’anunu, 17 Adrian Barone, 18 Mitch Graham, 19 Ben Funnell, 20 Jimmy Tupou, 21 Matt Simons, 22 Luke Whitelock, 23 Matt Todd, 24 Andy Ellis, 25 Tyrone Elkington, 26 Kolio Hifo, 27 Stephen Burt.


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