Beauden Barrett has been named on the Hurricanes bench for their match against the Bulls at Loftus on Saturday. The All Blacks flyhalf only linked up with the Canes squad in South Africa recently and hasn’t played any rugby since last November. As a result, coach Chris Boyd has opted to start Blues recruit Ihaia West at No 10. No 8… Read more →
Beauden Barrett could sit out the Hurricanes’ first Super Rugby match, against the Bulls at Loftus next Saturday. Canes coach Chris Boyd said the flyhalf would definitely not start, and may not even be included on the bench. ‘We might use it as one of his All Blacks rest weeks yet, we haven’t decided on that.’ Barrett missed the Hurricanes’… Read more →
The Hurricanes recorded an emphatic 43-22 win over the Crusaders in a pre-season friendly on Friday.
John Plumtree is set to succeed Chris Boyd as Hurricanes coach at the end of the Super Rugby season.
Hurricanes head coach Chris Boyd will leave the franchise at the end of this Super Rugby season to take up a new role in England. Boyd has been appointed director of rugby at English Premiership club the Northampton Saints, a position he will take up following his fourth year in charge of the Hurricanes. The 59-year-old said it had been… Read more →