Canada vs Romania

Savea a raging Hurricane

Fri, 20 Sep 2013 09:51
Large julian savea hurricanes try Large julian savea haka Large julian savea media scrum Large julian savea hurricanes Large julian savea

All Black Julian Savea pledged his allegiance to the Wellington Lions and Hurricanes, signing on for another two years.

All Black Julian Savea pledged his allegiance to the Wellington Lions and Hurricanes, signing on for another two years.

Savea announced his intentions to stay in Wellington via Twitter.

Wellington and Hurricanes Chief Executive James Te Puni expressed his delight with the news.

"Julian is a homegrown talent and I am thrilled that he will be taking the field for both Wellington and the Hurricanes for the next two years," Te Puni said.

The international wing said he had taken time to carefully consider his options, but at the end of the day, it was his home province that came out on top.

"I grew up in Wellington, I've played all of my rugby here, and it means a lot to be able to call myself a Wellington Lion and Hurricane. I'm excited about signing on for another two years."

Savea said he looked forward to being a part of the Hurricanes environment in 2014.

"There's a great culture building within the team and I know we all want to do big things this season. We all have that same goal."

Hurricanes coach Mark Hammett expressed his delight in Savea committing to another two years.

"We've seen him grow and develop over the last two years through his involvement with the Hurricanes and the All Blacks, and we want that to continue. He's gone from being this quiet guy going about his job, to a real leader within our squad."

Not only would the team benefit, but the fans also, Hammett said.

"Julian's an exciting player for the fans to see out there on the field and that's an important part of it as well."

Canada vs Romania
sast: 17h45 | local: 19h45

  • 3 | 0
Tue, 06 October 2015
Fiji v Uruguay 19h00 Milton Keynes
Wed, 07 October 2015
South Africa v United States 15h45 London
Namibia v Georgia 19h00 Exeter
Fri, 09 October 2015
Pumas v Blue Bulls 16h00 Mbombela Stadium
Western Province v EP Kings 16h00 Newlands
New Zealand v Tonga 19h00 Newcastle
Sat, 10 October 2015
Free State Cheetahs v Sharks 12h00 Bloemfontein
Samoa v Scotland 13h30 Newcastle
Golden Lions v Griquas 14h00 Ellis Park
Australia v Wales 15h45 London
England v Uruguay 19h00 Manchester
Sun, 11 October 2015
Argentina v Namibia 11h00 Leicester
Italy v Romania 13h30 Exeter
France v Ireland 15h45 Cardiff
United States v Japan 19h00 Gloucester
Pool AU
Team P W D L Pts
Waratahs 16 11 0 5 52
Brumbies 16 9 0 7 47
Rebels 16 7 0 9 36
Reds 16 4 0 12 22
Force 16 3 0 13 19
Pool NZ
Team P W D L Pts
Hurricanes 16 14 0 2 66
Highlanders 16 11 0 5 53
Chiefs 16 10 0 6 48
Crusaders 16 9 0 7 46
Blues 16 3 0 13 20
Pool SA
Team P W D L Pts
Stormers 16 10 1 5 45
Lions 16 9 1 6 42
Bulls 16 7 0 9 38
Sharks 16 7 0 9 34
Cheetahs 16 5 0 11 26