Hurricanes win in Melbourne
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Cape Town - The Hurricanes have beaten the Rebels in their cross-Tasman Vodacom Super Rugby clash in Melbourne on Friday.
The Hurricanes won 25-15 after leading 12-10 at half-time.
The Hurricanes scored a single try through skipper Conrad Smith, while flyhalf Beauden Barrett landed the conversion as well as six penalties for a personal haul of 20 points.
The Rebels replied with tries by flyhalf Bryce Hegarty and centre Tamati Ellison. Fullback Jason Woodward added a conversion and penalty.
The Hurricanes picked up four points for their victory and moved to second in the New Zealand Conference and fourth in the Overall standings.
The Rebels left empty-handed and stayed fourth in the Australian Conference and 11th in the Overall log.
In next weekend's Round 14 action, the Hurricanes host the Highlanders in Wellington (Friday, May 16 at 09:35), while the Rebels travel to Brisbane to play the Reds (Saturday, May 17 at 11:40).
15 Jason Woodward, 14 Male Sau, 13 Tamati Ellison, 12 Mitch Inman, 11 Tom English, 10 Bryce Hegarty, 9 Luke Burgess, 8 Scott Higginbotham (captain), 7 Scott Fuglistaller, 6 Colby Fainga'a, 5 Luke Jones, 4 Cadeyrn Neville, 3 Laurie Weeks, 2 Pat Leafa, 1 Cruze Ah-Nau
Substitutes: 16 Shota Horie, 17 Max Lahiff, 18 Paul Alo-Emilie, 19 Hugh Pyle, 20 Sean McMahon, 21 Ben Meehan, 22 Tom Kingston, 23 Angus Roberts
15 Andre Taylor, 14 Cory Jane, 13 Conrad Smith (captain), 12 Alapati Leiua, 11 Julian Savea, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 TJ Perenara, 8 Victor Vito, 7 Ardie Savea, 6 Faifili Levave, 5 James Broadhurst, 4 Jeremy Thrush/Blade Thomson, 3 Ben Franks, 2 Dane Coles, 1 Reggie Goodes
Substitutes: 16 Motu Matu'u, 17 Chris Eves, 18 Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, 19 Blade Thomson, 20 Jack Lam, 21 Billy Guyton, 22 Tim Bateman, 23 Matt Proctor