Hurricanes change two for Reds
Wellington - Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd
has made two changes to his starting XV for Sunday's Super Rugby clash with the
Reds in Brisbane.
Despite losing their first match of the
season to the Waratahs last weekend, Boyd hasn't panicked and kept changes to a
A calf injury to Nehe Milner-Skudder means
he makes way for James Marshall at fullback. The other change sees Matt Proctor
coming in to the run-on side for Cory Jane on the right wing.
Injuries to Dane Coles (elbow), Blade
Thomson (concussion) and Victor Vito (calf) mean they were not considered for
Hurricanes flyhalf Beauden Barrett needs
two points to move past David Holwell’s record of 676, to become the franchise's
all-time leading point-scorer.
Sunday’s clash in Brisbane kicks off at
08:05 (SA time).
15 Lachie Turner, 14 Chris Feauai-Sautia,
13 Samu Kerevi, 12 Anthony Fainga'a, 11 James O'Connor, 10 Nick Frisby, 9 Will
Genia, 8 Adam Thomson, 7 Liam Gill, 6 Adam Korczyk, 5 James Horwill, 4 Rob
Simmons, 3 Greg Holmes, 2 James Hanson, 1 James Slipper (captain)
Substitutes: 16 Andrew Ready, 17 Sef
Faagase, 18 Sam Talakai, 19 Marco Kotze, 20 Lolo Fakaosilea, 21 Scott Gale, 22
Campbell Magnay, 23 Chris Kuridrani
15 James Marshall, 14 Matt Proctor, 13
Conrad Smith, 12 Ma’a Nonu, 11 Julian Savea, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 TJ Perenara,
8 Brad Shields, 7 Ardie Savea, 6 Callum Gibbins, 5 James Broadhurst, 4 Jeremy
Thrush, 3 Ben Franks, 2 Motu Matu’u, 1 Reggie Goodes
Substitutes: 16 Brayden Mitchell, 17
Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, 18 Chris Eves, 19. Mark Abbott, 20 Adam Hill, 21 Chris
Smylie, 22 Rey Lee-Lo, 23 Cory Jane