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2016.8.6: Super Rugby Final: Hurricanes vs Lions


The Super Rugby season climaxes this weekend as the Hurricanes host the Lions in Wellington, with both franchises chasing their maiden title.

Selection Notes

Hurricanes hooker and captain Dane Coles is a likely starter after missing the semi-final with a rib injury. Meanwhile, Lions No.8 and skipper Warren Whiteley is on track to play after sitting out last week’s game.

History


The Hurricanes hold a 15-4 lead in 19 previous clashes with the Lions, including wins in all nine of their home games in the rivalry. The Hurricanes thumped the Lions 50-17 in Johannesburg in Round 10 – the Lions’ last defeat aside from their second-string line-up’s defeat to the Jaguares in the final round. The teams have not met in Wellington since 2011, when the Hurricanes prevailed 38-27.


Who will win this one???

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