Bolstered by returning players, the Highlanders are looking to deny the Hurricanes when they meet in Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa in Dunedin on Friday. The Highlanders are welcoming a greater depth of player resource to choose from. Lock Pari Pari Parkinson is back in the frame after having undergone an ankle reconstruction.
Knowing full well that beating the Crusaders meant denying them opportunities, the Blues paid the price for a string of unforced infringements in their own 22m area in their 27-43 SKY Super Rugby Aotearoa loss in Auckland on Sunday. Much hyped, the game failed to reach the levels of quality anticipated
Gallagher Chiefs Head Coach Clayton McMillan has named his Gallagher Chiefs team to hunt down the Hurricanes for their first win of their Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa campaign at Sky Stadium in Wellington on Saturday 20 March. McMillan has made five changes to his starting fifteen for the 7.05pm clash, while
The Hurricanes will start debutant Orbyn Leger at first-five against the Chiefs, with Jackson Garden-Bachop unavailable due to the injury sustained against the Crusaders. 24-year-old Leger has gained experience at Mitre 10 Cup level playing for Counties Manukau since 2017. He has also previously played Super Rugby, having made seven appearances