Smith to lead Hurricanes out for first game

Conrad Smith, Fri 18th Feb 2011 at Westpac StadiumThe Hurricanes have today confirmed Conrad Smith will lead the team out for their round one Investec Super Rugby clash against the Stormers this Sunday (NZT). This will be Smith’s 67th cap as a Hurricane, but his first as the team’s new captain.

Blues end pre-season unbeaten, Weepu off the pace

Blues make it three from three with win Photosport TRY: Dan Prior of the Blues dives over for a try in the Blues pre-season win over the Highlanders. The Blues have ended their preseason programme with their third straight win after beating the Highlanders 29-12 at Unitec in Auckland today. The result means the