The Hurricanes have named an unchanged Super Rugby team to play the Blues in Wellington for their second encounter of the 2012 season after a nail biting win in Auckland earlier this year.
The Hurricanes only sealed the one point win in round five with a last minute converted try.
The home side have named an unchanged starting 15 for the Blues match from the line-up that lost to the table topping Chiefs in Hamilton last weekend.
On the bench, Brad Shields returns from injury and slots into the number 19 jersey.
The Hurricanes were unable to select James Broadhurst (side strain), Tusi Pisi (calf), Daniel Kirkpatrick (hamstring), Mark Reddish (ribs), Tristan Moran (neck) and Chris Smylie (shoulder) for this match as they are all injured.
The Hurricanes team is as follows:
1. Ben May,2. Dane Coles,3. Jeffery Toomaga-Allen,4. Jeremy Thrush,5. Jason Eaton,6. Faifili Levave,7. Karl Lowe,8. Victor Vito,9. TJ Perenara,10. Beauden Barrett,11. Julian Savea,12. Tim Bateman,13. Conrad Smith (c) ,14. Cory Jane,15. Andre Taylor
Replacements :16. Motu Matu’u,17. Reg Goodes,18. Jack Lam,19. Brad Shields,20. Chris Eaton,21. Charlie Ngatai,22. Alapati Leiua