All Blacks hooker Dane Coles returns to the Huricanes lineup for Saturday's Super Rugby game against the Crusaders in Wellington.
Coles injured his elbow in their game against the Blues in early March and subsequently found he'd suffered ligament damage.
He's on the bench with Motu Matu'u starting in the number 2 jersey.
Loosie Blade Thomson also returns to the bench after being side-lined with concussion.
Fullback Nehe Milner-Skudder returns to the starting line-up, as does Cory Jane on the right wing, with Matt Proctor and James Marshall sliding onto the bench.
The Hurricanes team to face the Crusaders at Westpac Stadium, kick-off 7.35pm is;
13.Conrad Smith (c)