Mixed injury news for Hurricanes
Cape Town - The
Hurricanes could welcome back flyhalf Beauden Barrett for Friday's
clash with the Chiefs, but they are concerned over scrumhalf TJ
Kick-off is at 09:35 SA time.
Barrett was a late withdrawal with a foot injury ahead of the
Hurricanes' 38-37 victory over the Sharks in Napier at the weekend and
was replaced by Ihaia West, but he is expected to return to action in the
Round 9 derby in Wellington.
Perenara sustained some medial ligament damage and Jamie Booth replaced him at half-time against the Sharks.
"Beaudy's all go today," Hurricanes backs coach Jason Holland told the Stuff website on Monday.
"You'll see him out there shortly. He'll be easing into the week but we expect him to be right.
"TJ has presented really well this morning, better than we thought he
would be on Friday. But he's still really touch and go for the
Perenara "might've tweaked the MCL" according to Holland but a scan
will be able to give more clarity on the injury later on Monday.