Hurricanes change three

The Hurricanes have made three changes to their starting line up that will play the Queensland Reds in the Super 14 in Wellington on Friday.

The Hurricanes lost last week 20-3 to the Waratahs.

Coach Colin Cooper has replaced lock Jeremy Thrush with Craig Clarke while Tim Fairbrother is dropped to the bench to make way for Neemia Tialata who is joined by hooker Andrew Hore and loosehead John Schwalger.

Tane Tu’ipulotu comes in at inside centre in place of Tamati Ellison who is injured.

Hurricanes Team:
Cory Jane, Hosea Gear, Conrad Smith, Tane Tu’ipulotu, Ma’a Nonu, Jimmy Gopperth, Piri Weepu, Rodney So’oialo (captain), Chris Masoe, Jerry Collins, Jason Eaton, Craig Clarke, Neemia Tialata, Andrew Hore, John Schwalger.
Reserves: Hikawera Elliot, Tim Fairbrother, Jeremy Thrush, Thomas Waldrom, Alby Mathewson, Willie Ripia, Shannon Paku.   


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