Hurricanes make two changes for Brumbies

The Hurricanes have made two changes to the team that lost to the Stormers for this week’s match against the Brumbies in Wellington.

The Hurricanes have returned to New Zealand after a winless two match tour of South Africa that included matches against the Sharks and Stormers.

Hurricanes coach Mark Hammett has made one change to the backs and one change to the forwards for Friday’s match.

Faifili Levave is injured so Adam Hill comes in a blindside flank as his replacement.

In the backs James Marshall has been named at fullback ahead of utility back Marty Banks who has dropped to the replacements bench.

Ardie Savea is named on the replacements after he came on late in last week’s match against the Stormers.


James Marshall, Cory Jane, Conrad Smith (capt) Hadleigh Parkes ,Julian Savea, Beauden Barrett, TJ Perenara, Blade Thomson, Jack Lam, Adam Hill, Mark Reddish, Jeremy Thrush, John Schwalger, Dane Coles, Ben Franks.

Replacements : Motu Matu’u, Chris Eves, Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, James Broadhurst, Ardie Savea, Chris Smylie, Alapati Leiua, Marty Banks.

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