Third coming of Fruean

Mon, 23 Jun 2014 08:04
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Robbie Fruean is set to return for the Chiefs after recovering from an astounding three heart surgeries.

Robbie Fruean is set to return for the Chiefs' must-win battle with the Highlanders after recovering from an astounding three heart surgeries.
 
The 25-year old has seen some action in the past few weeks playing local club rugby after fearing that he may never return to the sport at all.
 
"It'll be awesome, the past couple of weeks I've been playing a bit of club rugby," said the block-busting centre.
 
"Man, I've really been getting emotional before those games, and I just really can't wait to see what I'm going to feel before this game."
 
Fruean, who last played for the Chiefs in March had to have an operation for an irregular heartbeat, says he's happy with how his body has recovered.
 
"Yeah, it's good. my hearts good, everything's been going well, these past couple of months we've really put it to the test in regards to training," the centre added.
 
His comeback has created a potential dream confrontation with the All Blacks newest star Malaki Fekitoa.
 
"He's been playing awesome and credit to him for getting into the All Blacks and things like that, it'll be cool just to have a game where I can test myself against the best," Freuan concluded.
 
Chiefs coach Dave Rennie has been impressed with Fruean's return.
 
"Oh, it's phenomenal, his attitude's brilliant, you know he's really pushed himself, he's been smart around medical advice."
 
The Chiefs have officially welcomed New Zealand Under-20 star Damian McKenzie who is replacing his injured cousin Robbie Robinson for the rest of the season.
 
The fullback was a stand out performer for the Baby Blacks who managed a credible third place finish.
 
McKenzie will not be considered for this week's game against the Highlanders.
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FIXTURE GMT VENUE
Fri, 28 April 2017
Highlanders v Stormers 07h35 Dunedin
Cardiff Blues v Zebre 18h05 Cardiff
Edinburgh v Dragons 18h35 Myreside
Leinster v Glasgow Warriors 18h35 RDS Arena
Newcastle Falcons v Worcester Warriors 19h00 Kingston Park
Sat, 29 April 2017
Chiefs v Sunwolves 07h35 Hamilton
Reds v Waratahs 09h45 Suncorp Stadium
Force v Lions 11h55 Perth
Ospreys v Ulster 14h00 Liberty Stadium
Bath v Gloucester 14h00 Recreation Ground
Exeter Chiefs v Northampton Saints 14h00 Sandy Park
Saracens v Bristol 14h00 Allianz Park
Harlequins v Wasps 14h00 Twickenham Stoop
Leicester Tigers v Sale Sharks 14h00 Welford Road
Cheetahs v Crusaders 15h15 Bloemfontein
Treviso v Munster 17h05 Stadio Monigo
Kings v Rebels 17h30 Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
Connacht v Scarlets 18h35 Sportsground
Jaguares v Sharks 19h40 Buenos Aires
Sun, 30 April 2017
Brumbies v Blues 06h05 Canberra
RESULT SCORE
Sun, 23 April 2017
Clermont Auvergne v Leinster 27 | 22
Sat, 22 April 2017
Sharks v Rebels 9 | 9
Bulls v Cheetahs 20 | 14
Munster v Saracens 10 | 26
Force v Chiefs 7 | 16
Crusaders v Stormers 57 | 24
Highlanders v Sunwolves 40 | 15
Fri, 21 April 2017
Lions v Jaguares 24 | 21
Waratahs v Kings 24 | 26
Hurricanes v Brumbies 56 | 21
Mon, 17 April 2017
UP-Tuks v Maties 28 | 21
Sun, 16 April 2017
Bristol v Wasps 21 | 36
Northampton Saints v Saracens 25 | 27
Sat, 15 April 2017
Connacht v Leinster 24 | 37
Treviso v Edinburgh 21 | 6
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Pool AU
Team P W D L Pts
Brumbies 8 3 0 5 17
Reds 8 2 0 6 10
Force 7 2 0 5 9
Waratahs 8 2 0 6 9
Rebels 7 1 1 5 7
Pool NZ
Team P W D L Pts
Crusaders 8 8 0 0 36
Hurricanes 8 7 0 1 33
Chiefs 8 7 0 1 33
Highlanders 8 5 0 3 23
Blues 8 3 0 5 17
Pool SA1
Team P W D L Pts
Stormers 8 6 0 2 26
Bulls 8 3 0 5 14
Cheetahs 8 2 0 6 10
Sunwolves 8 1 0 7 5
Pool SA2
Team P W D L Pts
Lions 8 7 0 1 32
Sharks 8 5 1 2 24
Jaguares 8 4 0 4 20
Kings 8 2 0 6 10