Nonu, Barrett back for Hurricanes

Ma'a Nonu and Beauden Barrett have returned to the Hurricanes' starting lineup for their semi-final against the Brumbies in Wellington on Saturday.

Nonu was rested for the Canes' last league match against the Chiefs, with Barrett misisng it because of a slight calf strain.

Meanwhile, Cory Jane has been ruled out of the semi-final because of a hamstring injury, which sees James Marshall move to fullback and Nehe Milner-Skudder switching to the right wing.

Flanker Ardie Savea and lock James Broadhurst return to the starting XV having been on the bench two weeks ago.

Hurricanes – 15 James Marshall, 14 Nehe Milner-Skudder, 13 Conrad Smith (c), 12 Ma'a Nonu, 11 Julian Savea, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 TJ Perenara, 8 Victor Vito, 7 Ardie Savea, 6 Brad Shields, 5 James Broadhurst, 4 Jeremy Thrush, 3 Ben Franks, 2 Dane Coles, 1 Reggie Goodes.
Subs: 16 Brayden Mitchell, 17 Chris Eves, 18 Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, 19 Mark Abbott, 20 Blade Thomson, 21 Chris Smylie, 22 Rey Lee-Lo, 23 Matt Proctor.

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