All Blacks duo back for Canes

TJ Perenara and Julian Savea have returned to the Hurricanes' starting lineup for Saturday's New Zealand derby against the Chiefs in Wellington.

The scrumhalf and wing were rested for last weekend's match against the Sharks.

In other changes to the XV, Reggie Goodes and Brad Shields will start at loosehead prop and blindside flank respectively.

Nehe Milner-Skudder passed a concussion test and will wear the No 15 jersey.

Hurricanes – 15 Nehe Milner-Skudder, 14 Cory Jane, 13 Conrad Smith, 12 Ma'a Nonu, 11 Julian Savea, 10 James Marshall, 9 TJ Perenara, 8 Victor Vito, 7 Ardie Savea, 6 Brad Shields, 5 James Broadhurst, 4 Jeremy Thrush, 3 Ben Franks, 2 Motu Matu'u, 1 Reggie Goodes.
Subs: 16 Dane Coles, 17 Chris Eves, 18 Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, 19 Mark Abbott/Callum Gibbins, 20 Blade Thomson, 21 Chris Smylie, Otere Black, 22 Rey Lee-Lo.

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