Conrad Smith

Record breakers

Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu enter the record books

Daniel Gilhooly A Test rugby relationship that began on slow burn will scale new heights when All Blacks midfield pair Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu face the Springboks in Johannesburg.

Hurricanes v Bulls

Hurricanes five-eighth: Beauden Barrett.

McLean Park, Napier, Saturday 5.35pm (AEDT)

Crusaders v Hurricanes

AMI Stadium, Christchurch, Friday 5.35pm (AEDT)

Rugby

All Blacks veterans on notice, says Steve Hansen

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said Monday he will not shy away from axeing his ageing superstars if it boosts New Zealand's chances of defending next year's Rugby World Cup.

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Rugby

Tim Bateman back for struggling Hurricanes

Tim Bateman will make his first Hurricanes appearance this season in one of four starting changes to the team to face the Crusaders.

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Highlanders v Hurricanes

Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, Friday 5.35pm (AEDT)

Hurricanes v Brumbies

Westpac Stadium, Wellington, Friday March 7, 5.35pm (AEDT)

ACT Brumbies v Hurricanes

Sport.  ACT Brumbies vs Hurricanes.  Brumbies players Matt Toomua, left, and Ben Mowen, right, try to stop Hurricanes player TJ Perenara from scoring during the match at Canberra Stadium.  31 May 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

David Polkinghorne The Brumbies take on the Hurricanes, in their round four match at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.

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Hurricanes v Cheetahs

Westpac Stadium, Wellington. Saturday 2.35pm (AEDT)

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Adder boy! 100 up for Hurricanes captain 'Snake' Smith

Greg Stutchbury Conrad Smith has been approached about leaving the Hurricanes during his long rugby career but he said he never had any intention of quitting the capital club.

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Hurricanes snap eight-match losing streak

Raymond Rhule competes with Julian Savea for the high ball.

The Hurricanes run in nine tries in racking up a 60-27 thrashing of the Cheetahs.

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Stormers overpower Hurricanes with late try in Super Rugby thriller

Stormers

A late Deon Fourie push-over try set up Western Stormers for a 19-18 win over Wellington Hurricanes in a tense Super Rugby struggle at Newlands.

Sharks v Hurricanes

Richard Shute Sharks v Hurricanes at Kings Park Stadium, Durban, Sunday 2.05am

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Sharks out-muscle Hurricanes in Durban

Conrad Smith

A dominant forward pack and the accurate goalkicking boot of Pat Lambie have carried the Sharks to a 27-9 win over the Hurricanes in Durban.

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Bledisloe no dead rubber to Wallabies, says Simmons

Rob Simmons

Georgina Robinson Rob Simmons is one of a handful of current Wallabies who remember what it feels like to beat the All Blacks.

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Cory Jane one of three changes to All Blacks team

Cory Jane.

Daniel Gilhooly Cory Jane makes a rapid-fire return to the All Blacks wing while there are two unexpected changes in the forward pack to face Australia in Dunedin.

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Rugby

Rubber is not so dead after All Blacks injuries

Paul Cully dinkus

Paul Cully AT THE start of his tenure, if you had offered Ewen McKenzie the chance to take on the All Blacks without Richie McCaw, Conrad Smith, Owen Franks, Cory Jane, Luke Romano and Dan Carter - all of whom...

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Live: New Zealand v Australia Bledisloe III 2013

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Stephen Samuelson Join RugbyHeaven for full, live coverage as the Wallabies take on the All Blacks in Dunedin.

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Porous Wallabies score a D- for defence

Paul Cully The past two Wallabies performances will have given England coach Stuart Lancaster just enough to feel a little more uncomfortable in his chair as he examines the footage.

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Stirling Mortlock calls for Wallabies backline stability

Stirling Mortlock

Former skipper Stirling Mortlock has urged Ewen McKenzie to end the days of tinkering with the Wallabies backline and forge combinations for the 2015 World Cup over the next month.

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