Salesi Rayasi will once again start on the wing while captain Ardie Savea makes his return for the Hurricanes this weekend.
Hurricanes head coach Jason Holland says Savea’s return was another boost for a squad that continues to make progress.
Dane Coles, Jordie Barrett, Julian Savea, Ngani Laumape and Billy Proctor will also start for the Hurricanes.
This week, the Crusaders will take on the Western Force at 7.05pm tomorrow, the Reds will face the Blues at 9.45pm tomorrow, the Highlanders will play the Waratahs at 7.05pm Saturday, the Brumbies will meet the Hurricanes at 9.45pm Saturday while the Chiefs face the Rebels at 5pm Sunday.
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