11 Jul 2013

Barrett new 'Naki captain

10:40 am on 11 July 2013

Kane Barrett's been unveiled as the new Taranaki provincial rugby captain.

He takes over from Craig Clarke as the Chiefs lock moves offshore after the Super Rugby season, when Barrett's been playing for the Blues.

The 23-year-old older brother of All Blacks first five Beauden, Barrett has played for Taranaki just 15 times and is one of the youngest-ever skippers of the New Plymouth-based side.