NZ latest – Canes lose star centre
10 Apr 2011
Keo.co.za brings you news from New Zealand’s Super Rugby franchises.
Canes lose star centre – Conrad Smith won’t tour South Africa with the Hurricanes after injuring his nose in Saturday’s loss to the Brumbies.
The extent of the injury is not yet known, but the Hurricanes coaching staff has suggested that the All Blacks centre may need surgery.
Flyhalf Aaron Cruden will also miss the South African tour after injuring his Achilles tendon.