Hurricanes had his first smile in the current season of Super Rugby Aotearoa. At the start of date 5 he beat Highlanders as a visitor. The date closes at dawn on Saturday, with the duel between Chiefs and Blues, from 3.05 live on ESPN Play.
HIGHLANDERS 19-30 HURRICANES (Friday)
With Jordie Barrett as the undisputed figure on the field, Hurricanes beat Highlanders 30-19 on the fifth round of Super Rugby in New Zealand. The fullback got all the points for his team as a result of three converted tries and three penalties. On the Dunedin side, they converted Bryn Evans, Connor Garden-Bachop and Thomas Umaga-Jensen. Thanks to this meeting, Hurricanes got their first win in the tournament as they came from losing to Blues, Crusaders and Chiefs.