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2013 Hurricanes Squad Named

The Hurricanes for 2013 have been announced. 31 October 2012.
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Eight new Hurricanes have today been announced in the squad including two players that will make the step up from the 2012 wider training group.

The new recruits include All Black Ben Franks, Wellington and New Zealand Under 20 representatives Matt Proctor and Eric Sione, Tongan halfback Samisoni Fisilau, Taranaki and last year’s wider training group members James Marshall and Blade Thomson, Wellington and former NZ Sevens player Ardie Savea, and Rey Lee-Lo from the ITM Cup Championship winning Counties Manukau team.

This year’s squad has 24 fully contracted players from 2012 in the group of 32.

Pre-season training starts Monday 10 December before the Hurricanes first competition game against the Blues at home on Saturday 23 February 2013.

The team will be once again led by Conrad Smith in their 2013 Investec Super Rugby campaign.

FORWARDS 

BACKS 

James Broadhurst

Lock

Beauden Barrett

First five-eighth

Dane Coles

Hooker

Tim Bateman

Midfield back

Jason Eaton

Lock

Samisoni Fisilau

Halfback

Ben Franks

Prop

Cory Jane

Outside back

Reggie Goodes

Prop

Rey Lee-Lo

Midfield back

Jack Lam

Flanker

Alapati Leuia

Midfield back

Faifili Levave

Loose forward

James Marshall

Utility back

Karl Lowe

Loose forward

TJ Perenara

Halfback

Motu Matu'u

Hooker

Tusi Pisi

First five-eighth

Ben May

Prop

Matt Proctor

Outside back

Mark Reddish

Lock

Julian Savea

Outside back

Ardie Savea

Loose forward

Conrad Smith

Midfield back

Brad Shields

Loose forward

Chris Smylie

Halfback

Eric Sione

Prop

Andre Taylor

Outside back

Blade Thomson

Loose forward / Lock

 

 

Jeremy Thrush

Lock

 

 

Jeffery Toomaga-Allen

Prop

 

 

Victor Vito

Loose forward

 

 

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