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Hurricanes Super Rugby History

Hurricanes Super Rugby History

The Hurricanes are a New Zealand rugby union team based in Wellington, and representing the East Coast, Poverty Bay, Hawke’s Bay, Taranaki, Wanganui, Manawatu, Wairarapa-Bush, Horowhenua-Kapiti and Wellington unions.

Prior to 2006 (Super12) their best result was 3rd place in 1997 and 2003. In 2006 they lost Conrad Smith suffered a broken leg during the Super 14 match against the Force at New Plymouth on 18 February 2006.

The team managed to recover from this important injury and won their first home semi final in Super Rugby.

In 2015 The Hurricanes led the Super Rugby standings almost entirely throughout the season and hosted a Semi-final and the final. They did however lose the final to the Highlanders.

The Hurricanes used to be captained by Tana Umaga who was also the captain of New Zealand’s national team, the All Blacks.

Super 18 positions 

2016 .. Champions

Super 15 positions

2015 .. 2nd lost final to Highlanders
2014 .. 7th
2013 .. 11th
2012 .. 8th
2011 .. 8th

Super 14 positions

2010 .. 12th
2009 .. 3rd .. (lost to Chiefs in the semi)
2008 .. 4th .. (lost to Crusaders in the semi)
2007 .. 8th
2006 .. 2nd .. (lost to Crusaders in the final)

Super 12 positions

2005 .. 4th .. (lost semi-final to Crusaders)
2004 .. 11th
2003 .. 3rd .. (lost semi-final to Crusaders)
2002 .. 9th
2001 .. 9th
2000 .. 8th
1999 .. 10th
1998 .. 8th
1997 .. 3rd .. (lost semi-final to ACT Brumbies)
1996 .. 9th

 

 

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