Umaga back for Canes

Former All Black skipper Tana Umaga will return for the Hurricanes to face the Highlanders in their Vodacom Super 14 encounter on Easter Sunday.

Hurricanes coach Colin Cooper Tuesday told the Kiwi press that Umaga would be part of the match 22, but would not confirm whether Umaga would start.

Cooper mentioned the huge advantage of “just having him back, with his knowledge, what he does and the belief that he’ll give the group.”

The Hurricanes remain on course for a spot in the semi-finals.