Umaga back for Hurricanes


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Tournament leaders the Hurricanes have named their team to face the Cheetahs on Saturday. The Cheetahs lost to the Highlanders last week on Saturday and will want to bounce back but it will be very tough to overcome such a strong line up.

Tana Umaga is back from injury the and the Cheetahs midfield pairing will have their hands full squaring up against Ma’a Nonu & Umaga.

Jimmy Gopperth is back in as first choice number 10.

Hurricanes team to play the Cheetahs

Shannon Paku
Lome Fa’atau
Ma’a Nonu
Tana Umaga
Hosea Gear
Jimmy Gopperth
Piri Weepu
Thomas Waldrom
Chris Masoe
Jerry Collins
Jason Eaton
Luke Andrews
Neemia Tialata
Andrew Hore
Joe McDonnell


Luke Mahoney
Tim Fairbrother
Ross Kennedy
Serge Lilo
Brendan Haami
David Holwell
Tane Tu’ipulotu

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