Opposing fullbacks Damian McKenzie and Jordie Barrett are looking forward to playing with new combinations following the announcement of the squads for this weekend’s highly-anticipated North vs South game.
A brace of tries from Wes Goosen and a solid kicking display by Jordie Barrett helped the Hurricanes put an end to the Crusaders’ unbeaten 36-game home run.
Jordie Barrett was at the heart of a brutal physical performance in the Hurricanes’ 34-32 win over the Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Fullbacks Beauden and Jordie Barrett react after Saturday’s round-six Super Rugby Aotearoa clash between the Hurricanes and Blues in Wellington.
Beauden Barrett’s homecoming to Wellington didn’t go according to plan as brother Jordie’s late conversion secured a thrilling win for the Hurricanes over the Blues.
Jordie Barrett struck a late conversion as the Hurricanes inflicted a 29-27 defeat on the Blues in Wellington on Saturday.
Kobus van Wyk was on the scoreboard again as the Hurricanes beat the Highlanders 17-11 in their Super Rugby Aotearoa showdown in Wellington on Sunday.
Hurricanes fullback Jordie Barrett – playing in his first match of Super Rugby Aotearoa – was instrumental in seeing his side to another victory over the Chiefs in Hamilton this season.
South African-born wing Kobus van Wyk has been selected in the Hurricanes’ starting lineup for Sunday’s clash against the Chiefs in Hamilton.
The Hurricanes and Chiefs have suffered early injury blows as Jordie Barrett and Sam Cane are expected to sit out the first round of Vodacom Super Rugby Aotearoa.