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    Coles named in Hurricanes squad for SA tour

    2019-05-26 10:53

    Cape Town - Star All Blacks hooker Dane Coles has been included in the Hurricanes touring squad for their upcoming two-match tour of South Africa.

    According to the Stuff website, Coles has been battling a nagging calf injury for the majority of the last few seasons and last made an appearance in Round 5 in mid-March.

    The 27-man squad features a 16-forward, 11-back split.

    The Hurricanes begin their tour against the Sharks in Durban next Saturday, June 1 (15:05) before facing the Lions in Johannesburg the following weekend (Saturday, June 8 at 15:05).

    The Hurricanes, Super Rugby champions in 2016, will complete their regular season matches at home against the Blues in Wellington on Saturday, June 15 (09:35 SA time).

    The Hurricanes are currently second in the New Zealand Conference and fourth in the Overall standings.

    Hurricanes squad:

    Forwards

    Jeff To’omaga-Allen, Fraser Armstrong, Toby Smith, Chris Eves, Ross Geldenhuys, Dane Coles, Asafo Aumua, Ricky Riccitelli, James Blackwell, Kane Le’aupepe, Isaia Walker-Leawere, Ardie Savea, Gareth Evans, Vaea Fifita, Reed Prinsep, Du’Plessis Kirifi

    Backs

    TJ Perenara, Richard Judd, Beauden Barrett, James Marshall, Peter Umaga-Jensen, Ngani Laumape, Matt Proctor, Wes Goosen, Jordie Barrett, Ben Lam, Chase Tiatia

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    Fixtures

    Friday, 31 January 2020
    • Blues v Chiefs, Eden Park 08:05
    • Brumbies v Reds, GIO Stadium 10:15
    • Sharks v Bulls, Jonsson Kings Park Stadium 19:10
    Saturday, 01 February 2020
    • Sunwolves v Rebels, Fukuoka Hakatanomori Stadium 05:45
    • Crusaders v Waratahs, Trafalgar Park 08:05
    • Stormers v Hurricanes, Cape Town 15:05
    • Jaguares v Lions, Estadio Jose Amalfitani 23:40
    Friday, 07 February 2020
    • Highlanders v Sharks, Forsyth Barr Stadium 08:05
    • Brumbies v Rebels, GIO Stadium 10:15

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