Hurricanes duo sign new deals
Wellington - The Hurricanes have announced
that backline players Matt Proctor and Nehe Milner-Skudder have signed new deals until the end
Both Milner-Skudder, 24, and Proctor, 22,
have impressed for the Hurricanes in 2015, and coach Chris Boyd said they would
both be key figures in the team’s future.
“They’re both local products of the
Hurricanes franchise, and it’s no secret that both of these guys are exciting
talents," Boyd told the Hurricanes’ official website.
“Nehe and Matt will form part of a continuation
of a powerful back three combination, and we look forward to having them with
us for at least a couple more seasons.”
Proctor revealed he was excited by the
opportunity to stay at the franchise for another two years.
“The team’s heading in a really good
direction and I’m looking forward to contributing wherever I can to help us
achieve the goals we set out to achieve at the start of each season,” he said.
“This year has been awesome so far, and I’m
enjoying the challenge of taking each chance I’m given and making it count.
We’ve got some great talent here at the Hurricanes and I think that is only
going to help me continue to grow as a player.”
Manawatu’s Milner-Skudder said debuting for
the Hurricanes this season had been a bit of a dream come true, and he was
stoked to be able to recommit for another two years.
“It’s been a great year so far and I’m
really enjoying being a part of Super Rugby with the Hurricanes.
“This team has such a strong brotherhood
and I’m grateful that I’ve been given the opportunity to continue to be a part