Hurricanes

Hurricanes v Crusaders

Westpac Stadium, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)

Rugby

Hurricanes down Crusaders with Blade Thomson sharp in attack

Blade Thomson tries to make a break for the Hurricanes against the Crusaders.

Lock Blade Thomson provided the finish to two counter-attacks to help the Hurricanes keep their Super Rugby play-off hopes alive with a 16-9 win over the Crusaders in Wellington.

PREVIEWS

Chiefs v Hurricanes

Going nowhere: Aaron Cruden is tackled by Nasi Manu.

Waikato Stadium, Hamilton, Friday 5.35pm (AEST)

Rugby

Chiefs revive Super Rugby hopes with win over Hurricanes

Back on track: Ben Tameifuna carts the ball up for the Chiefs towards Hurricanes forward Ardie Savea at Waikato Stadium.

The Chiefs snapped a three-match losing streak to keep their Super Rugby hopes alive with a hard-fought 24-16 win over the Hurricanes at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton on Friday.

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Rugby

Ma'a Nonu set for return to the Hurricanes

Force of nature: Hurricanes centre Ma'a Nonu.

Toby Robson Ma'a Nonu return and the confirmation of Beauden Barrett's decision to stay put are set to counter balance any fall out should the Hurricanes' Super Rugby play-off drought stretch into its sixth year.

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Rugby

Chiefs slip from top six with humiliating loss to Hurricanes

On the way up: Hurricanes players celebrate a try against the Chiefs.

Toby Robson Super Rugby's defending champions, the Chiefs, suddenly have some work to do after toppling out of the top six with a 45-8 loss to the Hurricanes in Wellington on Saturday night.

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Blues v Hurricanes

Eden Park, Auckland, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)

Rugby

Jerome Kaino leads Blues to win over Hurricanes

Luke Braid of the Blues charges forward during the round 16 Super Rugby match between the Blues and the Hurricanes at Eden Park.

Jerome Kaino boomed out his All Blacks credentials as the Blues dealt the Hurricanes' Super Rugby playoff hopes a blow with a 37-24 win in Auckland.

Dan Carter injury provides Aaron Cruden, Beauden Barrett time to impress

Sidelined: Dan Carter

All Blacks' flyhalves Aaron Cruden and Beauden Barrett will have more time to stake a claim for the starting role with Dan Carter not expected to return to the side until at least the final two...

Crusaders v Hurricanes

AMI Stadium, Christchurch, Friday 5.35pm (AEDT)

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.

Union

Super Rugby: ACT Brumbies defeat Hurricanes in bonus-point win

Matt Toomua v Wellington Hurricanes March 7 2014, Photo: Photosport

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies harnessed the pain of David Pocock’s season-ending injury to help them deliver the best win of the season.

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Rugby

Alapati Leiua wonder try drives Hurricanes past Crusaders

Alapati Leiua

Livewire winger Alapati Leiua fended off five tacklers in a brilliant individual try to lift the Wellington Hurricanes to a thrilling 29-26 win over the Crusaders in Christchurch on Friday.

Rugby

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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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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Rugby

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.

Hurricanes v Brumbies

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

Hurricanes v Reds

Westpac Stadium, Wellington, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)

Hurricanes v Bulls

Hurricanes five-eighth: Beauden Barrett.

McLean Park, Napier, Saturday 5.35pm (AEDT)

Reds rush back Daley for Hurricanes clash

Reds prop Ben Daley.

Jim Morton Queensland coach Richard Graham has rushed aggressive prop Ben Daley back as one of four changes for Saturday's must-win Super Rugby clash with the Hurricanes.

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