27 Feb 2014

2 changes to Hurricanes

7:47 am on 27 February 2014

The Hurricanes coach Mark Hammett has made 2 changes to his pack for Saturday morning's Super Rugby clash with the Stormers in Cape Town.

After being pushed around last weekend by the Sharks, Hammet has brought in prop John Schwalger and lock Mark Reddish.

Meanwhile prop Ben Franks will play his 100th Super Rugby game.

Franks, who made his debut in 2006, has represented the Hurricanes in 16 matches and has 83 caps for the Crusaders.

On the bench, James Broadhurst and Ardie Savea are included in the 23 for this match.

The team to face the Stormers at Newlands Stadium is;

1. Ben Franks

2. Dane Coles

3. John Schwalger

4. Jeremy Thrush

5. Mark Reddish

6. Faifili Levave

7. Jack Lam

8. Blade Thomson

9. TJ Perenara

10. Beauden Barrett

11. Julian Savea

12. Hadleigh Parkes

13. Conrad Smith (c)

14. Cory Jane

15. Marty Banks


16. Motu Matu'u

17. Chris Eves

18. Jeffery Toomaga-Allen

19. James Broadhurst

20. Ardie Savea

21. Chris Smylie

22. Alapati Leiua

23. James Marshall