The third line of All Blacks, Ardie Savea, was appointed captain of Hurricanes for the 2021 season of Super Rugby Aotearoa. His debut with the film will be on February 27 before Blues at Sky Stadium.
“This takes me out of my comfort zone, but I feel like this is a moment to step forward and I have many great leaders by my side, in addition to (Dane) Cabbages, who I’ve been watching. He is a man of action, just like me, “said the New Zealand forward who made his debut in 2013 against Waratahs.
What’s more, Savea He said: “I also have a great connection with the family, that is part of the values of our team. We have great leaders who can guide us on and off the pitch, so for me it’s about bringing out the strengths of each individual. “
With 27 years, the third line has that stands out in the All Blacks since 2016 and was part of the team Hurricanes who won the title of Super Rugby, was praised by his current head coach, Jason holland. “Ardie has been an important part of our club for a long time and has the full respect of everyone. He has played a key role in leading this team in his own way over the past few years and the guys will be excited to follow him in the way he is. who have followed Coles and TJ (Perenara) in recent years, “said the coach.