Three Changes to Hurricanes Line-Up

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The Hurricanes head to Brisbane today for their second match of the Investec Super Rugby competition.

Only three changes have been made to the side that will face the Reds. Jeffery Toomaga-Allen will return to the side to start at tighthead prop on Friday evening. On the bench, Motu Matu’u will make his first appearance for the Canes in 2013 after suffering a pectoral injury during pre-season training. James Broadhurst will pull on the number 18 jersey as he comes in to replace the injured Mark Reddish.

Not considered for selection this week due to injury includes Jack Lam (knee), Mark Reddish (hamstring), Eric Sione (shoulder) and Blade Thomson (ankle).

Kick off at Suncorp Stadium this Friday is at 8.25pm local time and 11.25pm (NZT).


The Hurricanes team is as follows:

  1. Ben Franks
  2. Dane Coles
  3. Jeffery Toomaga-Allen
  4. Jeremy Thrush
  5. Jason Eaton
  6. Victor Vito
  7. Karl Lowe
  8. Brad Shields
  9. TJ Perenara
  10. Beauden Barrett
  11. Julian Savea
  12. Tim Bateman
  13. Conrad Smith (c)
  14. Alapati Leiua
  15. Andre Taylor


  1. Motu Matu’u
  2. Reggie Goodes
  3. James Broadhurst
  4. Faifili Levave
  5. Chris Smylie
  6. James Marshall
  7. Reynold Lee-Lo


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