Hurricanes http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29035/all en Rugby-All Blacks winger Jane tears knee ligament http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/rugby-all-blacks-winger-jane-tears-knee-ligament <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Greg Stutchbury</p> <p>WELLINGTON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - All Blacks winger Cory Jane will need surgery on a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and it is uncertain whether he will play Super Rugby this season, his Wellington Hurricanes franchise said on Friday.</p> <p>The 29-year-old Jane hurt his knee at training on Thursday and had scans on Friday, the Hurricanes said. They would not have any idea on how much time he would need off the field until he had seen a surgeon.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/rugby-all-blacks-winger-jane-tears-knee-ligament" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hurricanes Rugby union Sport in New Zealand Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 09:30:28 +0000 5742683 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby-Stability the watchword for New Zealand challengers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/rugby-stability-the-watchword-new-zealand-challengers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Greg Stutchbury</p> <p>WELLINGTON, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Stability has been embraced by four of New Zealand's five Super Rugby coaches ahead of the 2013 season as they seek to wrest the title away from Dave Rennie's Waikato Chiefs.</p> <p>Only new Auckland Blues coach John Kirwan made wholesale changes with 16 new players included in his 32-man squad as he seeks to reinvigorate a moribund franchise.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/rugby-stability-the-watchword-new-zealand-challengers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hurricanes Ma'a Nonu Rugby union Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Feb 2013 09:30:54 +0000 5755299 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby-Blues give Kirwan winning start with Wellington win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130223/rugby-blues-give-kirwan-winning-start-wellington-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WELLINGTON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - John Kirwan's reign as Auckland Blues coach got off to a winning start with a deserved 34-20 bonus point victory over the Wellington Hurricanes in their Super Rugby opener in the New Zealand capital on Saturday.</p> <p>The former All Black great and Italy coach has been charged with reviving the fortunes of the three-time champions and there was much to please him about his team's performance in a tough encounter at Wellington Regional Stadium.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130223/rugby-blues-give-kirwan-winning-start-wellington-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hurricanes Julian Savea Rugby union Thomson Reuters Sat, 23 Feb 2013 09:15:04 +0000 5764090 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby-Hurricanes 29 Crusaders 28 - Super Rugby result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/rugby-hurricanes-29-crusaders-28-super-rugby-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WELLINGTON, March 8 (Reuters) - The Wellington Hurricanes (New Zealand) beat the Canterbury Crusaders (New Zealand) 29-28 (half-time 12-7) in a Super Rugby match in Wellington on Friday:</p> <p>Scorers:</p> <p>Wellington - Tries: Julian Savea, Alapata Leiua; Penalties: Beauden Barrett (5); Conversions: Barrett (2).</p> <p>Canterbury - Tries: Ryan Cotty, Corey Flynn, Israel Dagg, Dan Carter; Conversions: Carter (4).</p> <p>(Compiled by Stuart Condie in Sydney. Editing by Patrick Johnston)</p> Crusaders Hurricanes Rugby union Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 09:15:24 +0000 5776935 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby-Hurricanes snatch dramatic 29-28 win over Crusaders http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/rugby-hurricanes-snatch-dramatic-29-28-win-over-crusaders <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WELLINGTON, March 8 (Reuters) - The Wellington Hurricanes scored a dramatic late try to snatch a narrow 29-28 Super Rugby win over fellow New Zealand outfit the Canterbury Crusaders on Friday.</p> <p>The Crusaders were on course for their first win of the season when they led 28-22 with seven minutes left, but wing Alapata Leiua intercepted a loose pass to score a second try for the home side following Julian Savea's brutish earlier score.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130308/rugby-hurricanes-snatch-dramatic-29-28-win-over-crusaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crusaders Hurricanes Rugby union Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Mar 2013 09:30:23 +0000 5776948 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Wellington Hurricanes 29 Canterbury Crusaders 28 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/rugbyu-wellington-hurricanes-29-canterbury-crusaders-28 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Result of a Super 15 rugby match between the Wellington Hurricanes and Canterbury Crusaders on Friday:</p> <p>Wellington Hurricanes (NZL) 29 Canterbury Crusaders (NZL) 28</p> <p>(H-T: 12-7)</p> <p>Scorers</p> <p>Hurricanes - Try: Julian Savea, Alapati Leiua. Conversions: Beauden Barrett (2). Penalty: Barrett (5)</p> <p>Crusaders - Tries: Ryan Crotty, Corey Flynn, Israel Dagg, Dan Carter. Conversions: Carter (4).</p> <p>Referee: Andrew Lees (AUS)</p> <p>afp</p> Crusaders Hurricanes Rugby union AFP Fri, 08 Mar 2013 09:31:27 +0000 5776967 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Hurricanes edge Crusaders in thriller http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/rugbyu-hurricanes-edge-crusaders-thriller <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Wellington Hurricanes got their Super 15 season back on track Friday with a nail-biting 29-28 win over New Zealand rivals the Canterbury Crusaders.</p> <p>The Crusaders scored four tries to two but poor discipline cost them the match as they gifted the Hurricanes five penalties to nil, creating an opening for a Wellington outfit smarting from two successive defeats.</p> <p>A Dan Carter field goal attempt in the dying minutes almost decided the match, but the Crusaders' super-boot uncharacteristically snatched his shot in front of the posts and sent it wide.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/rugbyu-hurricanes-edge-crusaders-thriller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crusaders Hurricanes Rugby union AFP Fri, 08 Mar 2013 10:15:30 +0000 5776991 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Super 15 - Highlanders 19 Hurricanes 23 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/rugbyu-super-15-highlanders-19-hurricanes-23 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Result of a Super 15 rugby match between the Otago Highlanders and Wellington Hurricanes in Dunedin on Friday:</p> <p>Otago Highlanders (NZL) 19 Wellington Hurricanes (NZL) 23</p> <p>(H-t: 13-12)</p> <p>Scorers</p> <p>Highlanders - Tries: Hosea Gear. Conversions: Colin Slade. Penalties: Slade (3), Aaron Smith </p> <p>Hurricanes - Tries: Conrad Smith, Ben Franks, TJ Perenara. Conversion: Beauden Barrett. Penalties: Barrett (2)</p> <p>Referee: Francisco Pastrana (ARG) </p> <p>afp</p> Hurricanes Rugby union Sport in New Zealand AFP Fri, 15 Mar 2013 09:30:33 +0000 5784276 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Win for Hurricanes adds to Highlanders' woes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/rugbyu-win-hurricanes-adds-highlanders-woes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Wellington Hurricanes defeated the Otago Highlanders 23-19 to consign the New Zealand conference cellar-dwellers to their third straight defeat in Dunedin on Friday.</p> <p>The Hurricanes scored three tries to one after a slow start to make it two wins from four this Super 15 season.</p> <p>"We were a little more direct and that's what got us the points in the end," captain Conrad Smith said after a win that helped boost the Hurricanes' season following a victory over the Canterbury Crusaders last week.</p> <p>Highlanders' stand-in skipper Brad Thorn said the defeat was hard to take.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/rugbyu-win-hurricanes-adds-highlanders-woes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Highlanders Hurricanes Rugby union AFP Fri, 15 Mar 2013 10:00:40 +0000 5784296 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Wellington Hurricanes 46 Southern Kings 30 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130330/rugbyu-wellington-hurricanes-46-southern-kings-30 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Result of a Super 15 rugby match between the Wellington Hurricanes and Southern Kings on Saturday:</p> <p>Wellington Hurricanes (NZL) 46 Southern Kings (RSA) 30</p> <p>(H-T: 29-16)</p> <p>Scorers</p> <p>Hurricanes - Tries: Ben May, Conrad Smith, TJ Perenara, Jeremy Thrush, Brad Shields, Alapati Leiua. Conversions: Beauden Barrett (5). Penalties: Barrett (2).</p> <p>Kings - Tries: Steven Sykes, Ronnie Cooke, Hannes Franklin. Conversions: Demetri Catrakilis (2), George Whitehead. Penalties: Catrakilis (3)</p> <p>Referee: Nick Briant (NZL)</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Beauden Barrett Hurricanes Rugby union AFP Sat, 30 Mar 2013 06:00:25 +0000 5797432 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Hurricanes rally to down stubborn Kings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130330/rugbyu-hurricanes-rally-down-stubborn-kings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Wellington Hurricanes scored six tries as they notched up their third consecutive win with a 46-30 victory over the Southern Kings in their Super 15 match on Saturday.</p> <p>The Hurricanes led 29-16 at half-time and after going off the boil immediately following the resumption they rallied in the final quarter to run in a further 17 points to secure the victory.</p> <p>It ended a dismal fortnight in New Zealand for the Kings who were whipped 55-20 by the Canterbury Crusaders last week and now head to Australia to face the series leaders ACT Brumbies next week.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130330/rugbyu-hurricanes-rally-down-stubborn-kings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hurricanes Rugby union Sports AFP Sat, 30 Mar 2013 07:00:06 +0000 5797437 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Wellington Hurricanes 41 NSW Waratahs 29 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130406/rugbyu-wellington-hurricanes-41-nsw-waratahs-29 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Result of a Super 15 rugby match between the Wellington Hurricanes and New South Wales Waratahs on Saturday:</p> <p>Wellington Hurricanes (NZL) 41 NSW Waratahs (AUS) 29</p> <p>(H-T: 19-16)</p> <p>Scorers</p> <p>Hurricanes - Tries: Julian Savea (2), Reggie Goodes, Motu Matu'u. Conversions: Beauden Barrett (3). Penalties: Beauden Barrett (5)</p> <p>Waratahs - Tries: Bernard Foley, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Israel Folau. Conversion: Brendan McKibbin. Penalties: McKibbin (4)</p> <p>Referee: Jonathan Kaplan (RSA)</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Hurricanes Rugby union Sports AFP Sat, 06 Apr 2013 08:45:19 +0000 5803354 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Auckland Blues 28 Wellington Hurricanes 6 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130413/rugbyu-auckland-blues-28-wellington-hurricanes-6 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Result of a Super 15 rugby match between the Auckland Blues and Wellington Hurricanes at Eden Park on Saturday:</p> <p>Auckland Blues (NZL) 28 Wellington Hurricanes (NZL) 6</p> <p>(H-T: 14-6)</p> <p>Scorers</p> <p>Blues - Tries: Frank Halai, Charles Piutau, James Parsons, Tom McCartney. Conversions: Chris Noakes (4)</p> <p>Hurricanes - Penalty: Beauden Barrett. Drop goal: Tusi Pisi </p> <p>Referee: Jaco Peyper (RSA)</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Hurricanes Rugby union AFP Sat, 13 Apr 2013 10:01:14 +0000 5814690 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Wellington Hurricanes 22 Western Force 16 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130419/rugbyu-wellington-hurricanes-22-western-force-16 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Result of a Super 15 rugby match between the Wellington Hurricanes and Western Force on Friday:</p> <p>Wellington Hurricanes (NZL) 22 Western Force (AUS) 16</p> <p>(H-T: 15-3)</p> <p>Scorers</p> <p>Hurricanes - Tries: Jeff Toomaga-Allen, Brad Shields, Tusi Pisi. Conversions: Beauden Barrett (2). Penalties: Barrett</p> <p>Force - Tries: Alby Mathewson. Conversion: Jayden Hayward. Penalties: Hayward (3)</p> <p>Referee: Nick Briant (NZL)</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Beauden Barrett Hurricanes Rugby union AFP Fri, 19 Apr 2013 10:00:48 +0000 5820050 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Hurricane grind out win over Force http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130419/rugbyu-hurricane-grind-out-win-over-force <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Wellington Hurricanes notched a hard-fought 22-16 victory over the Western Force in the Super 15 competition Friday, against the unfancied but committed Australians.</p> <p>The injury-hit Hurricanes scored three tries to one but had to battle until the final whistle as Jayden Hayward's boot kept the Force in the game with three penalties.</p> <p>"We were working really hard but obviously missing some leaders within the team," captain Conrad Smith said. "It wasn't pretty but we'll take a win, she's a tough competition."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130419/rugbyu-hurricane-grind-out-win-over-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beauden Barrett Hurricanes Rugby union AFP Fri, 19 Apr 2013 10:46:16 +0000 5820086 at http://www.globalpost.com