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
Sat, 27 May 2017
Sunwolves v Cheetahs 05h15 Tokyo
Highlanders v Waratahs 07h35 Dunedin
Rebels v Crusaders 09h45 Melbourne
Bulls v Hurricanes 13h05 Loftus Versfeld
Wasps v Exeter Chiefs 13h30 London
Sharks v Stormers 15h15 Kings Park
Munster v Scarlets 17h15 Dublin
Jaguares v Brumbies 21h40 Buenos Aires
Sun, 28 May 2017
Lions v Kings 12h30 Ellis Park Stadium
Wed, 31 May 2017
New Zealand U20 v Scotland U20 07h00 AIA Arena
England U20 v Samoa U20 07h00 Tbilisi
South Africa U20 v France U20 09h30 Tbilisi
Ireland U20 v Italy U20 09h30 AIA Arena
Argentina U20 v Georgia U20 12h00 Tbilisi
Australia U20 v Wales U20 14h30 Tbilisi
Fri, 02 June 2017
Blues v Reds 07h35 Auckland
RESULT SCORE
Fri, 26 May 2017
Reds v Force 26 | 40
Blues v Chiefs 16 | 16
Sun, 21 May 2017
Waratahs v Rebels 50 | 23
Sat, 20 May 2017
Kings v Brumbies 10 | 19
Munster v Ospreys 23 | 3
Wasps v Leicester Tigers 21 | 20
Lions v Bulls 51 | 14
Exeter Chiefs v Saracens 18 | 16
Sunwolves v Sharks 17 | 38
Force v Highlanders 6 | 55
Hurricanes v Cheetahs 61 | 7
Fri, 19 May 2017
Leinster v Scarlets 15 | 27
Stormers v Blues 30 | 22
Chiefs v Crusaders 24 | 31
Sat, 13 May 2017
Jaguares v Force 6 | 16
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Pool AU
Team P W D L Pts
Brumbies 11 4 0 7 23
Waratahs 11 4 0 7 19
Force 12 4 0 8 17
Reds 12 3 0 9 16
Rebels 11 1 1 9 8
Pool NZ
Team P W D L Pts
Crusaders 12 12 0 0 54
Chiefs 12 9 1 2 45
Hurricanes 11 9 0 2 43
Highlanders 12 9 0 3 41
Blues 13 6 1 6 33
Pool SA1
Team P W D L Pts
Stormers 11 7 0 4 30
Bulls 11 3 0 8 15
Cheetahs 12 2 0 10 11
Sunwolves 11 1 0 10 7
Pool SA2
Team P W D L Pts
Lions 12 11 0 1 51
Sharks 12 8 1 3 38
Jaguares 11 5 0 6 24
Kings 11 4 0 7 19