13 Feb 2013

Conrad Smith back for Hurricanes

11:26 am on 13 February 2013

All Black centre Conrad Smith will make his first appearance for the Hurricanes this season after being named to lead the side in their final Super Rugby pre-season match against the Chiefs at at Mangatainoka on Saturday.

The Hurricanes have named a side close to their likely first-choice lineup with Ben Franks at prop, Victor Vito, Karl Lowe and Brad Shields in the loose, Reynold LeeLo at second five and Matt Proctor replacing the injured Cory Jane on the wing.