• Rebels edge Canes

    The Rebels beat the Hurricanes 24-22 in a Super Rugby warm-up match in Geelong.

    The hosts were outscored by two tries to three, but fullback Jason Woodward kicked three penalties, including two in the second half.

    Rebels – Tries: Hugh Pyle, Colby Fainga'a. Conversion: Jason Woodward. Penalties: Jason Woodward (3). Bryce Hegarty.
    Hurricanes – Tries: Nehe Milner-Skudder, Ardie Savea, Matt Proctor. Conversions: Marty Banks (2). Beauden Barrett.

    Rebels (first half) – 15 Jason Woodward, 14 Tom Kingston, 13 Tom English, 12 Mitch Inman, 11 Telusa Veainu, 10 Bryce Hegarty, 9 Luke Burgess, 8 Lopeti Timani, 7 Sean McMahon, 6 Jordy Reid, 5 Luke Jones, 4 Hugh Pyle, 3 Laurie Weeks, 2 Pat Leafa, 1 Max Lahiff.

    Rebels (second half) – 15 Alex Rokobaro, 14 Lachlan Mitchell, 13 Tamati Ellison, 12 Lalakai Foketi, 11 Joe Kamana, 10 Angus Roberts, 9 Ben Meehan, 8 Scott Higginbotham, 7 Scott Fuglistaller, 6 Colby Fainga'a, 5 Sam Jeffries, 4 Hugh Pyle, 3 Paul Alo-Emile, 2 Steve Faulau, 1 Toby Smith.

    Hurricanes – 15 Andre Taylor, 14 Nehe Milner-Skudder, 13 Tim Bateman, 12 Hadleigh Parkes, 11 Matt Proctor, 10 Marty Banks, 9 TJ Perenara, 8 Victor Vito, 7 Ardie Savea, 6 Brad Shields, 5 Mark Reddish, 4 James Broadhurst, 3 John Schwalger, 2 Dane Coles, 1 Ben Franks.
    Subs: Ash Dixon, Chris Eves, Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, Brendon Edmonds, Jeremy Thrush, Mark Abbott, Jack Lam, Blade Thomson, Billy Guyton, Chris Smylie, Beauden Barrett, Cardiff Vaega, Julian Savea, Cory Jane.

    Photo: Robert Prezioso/Getty Images

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    Simon Borchardt