Cape Town - The Hurricanes have named a squad of 27 players who will travel to South Africa and Argentina for the start of their 2020 Super Rugby campaign.
According to the official Hurricanes website, new coach Jason Holland said it is going to be a tough challenge against a South African side which boasts several Rugby World Cup-winning Springboks.
“As always, you can expect the game is going to be extremely physical,” Holland said.
“We know they will have a certain confidence this year too, but we’ve got a good side who have taken lessons from pre-season and are ready for what’s to come.”
The Hurricanes, the 2016 Super Rugby champions, named scrumhalf TJ Perenara and hooker Dane Coles as co-captains for the season. However Coles won't board the flight for the trip with Perenara set to take charge.
The Stormers v Hurricanes clash at Newlands will kick off at 15:05 on Saturday, February 1.
The Hurricanes will then move on to Buenos Aires to tackle the Jaguares on Saturday, February 8 at 23:40 SA time.
- Compiled by Garrin Lambley
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