Fletcher Smith rugby player
Fletcher Smith rugby player

Fletcher Smith

1st Mar 1995 1.80m/88kg Fly Half

Five replacements elevated to the Maori All Blacks starting XV

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maori All Blacks' Head Coach Clayton McMillan has kept faith with the 23 players that were comprehensively beaten by Fiji last weekend, naming an unchanged squad.   He has however, made a few changes...

Could the Hurricanes turn to a former Cane to replace Beauden Barrett?

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black flyhalf and two-time World Rugby Player of the Year, Beauden Barrett's move to the Blues could cause somewhat of domino-effect on flyhalf movement in New Zealand.   New Zealand Rugby announced...

Akira Ioane headlines a 26-man strong Maori All Blacks squad

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Māori All Blacks Head Coach Clayton McMillan said the squad named was an exciting mix of vast experience and new energy.   Having missed out on the All Blacks squad, the likes of hooker Nathan...

Watch: Hurricanes lock bamboozles SBW with a lovely step

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues let a 19-point lead slip in their final Super Rugby match of the season as a weakened Hurricanes side fought back to score 25 unanswered points to beat the Blues 29-24 at Westpac Stadium.   Fletcher...

James Marshall backed for starting role against the Jaguares

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes head coach John Plumtree has made just two changes to the starting XV to face the Jaguares in the round 14 Super Rugby match at Westpac Stadium on Friday night.   The experienced James...

Barretts and Savea rested for Sunwolves clash

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have named a largely experienced side to meet the Sunwolves for their round 10 Super Rugby match in Tokyo on Good Friday.     Fresh from their first bye of the season, Hurricanes...

Barrett axis starts against Stormers

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes centurion Beauden Barrett will take over the captaincy for Saturday's Super Rugby match against the Stormers at Westpac Stadium.     Barrett made 116 appearances for the Hurricanes...

Dane Coles back in Hurricanes no.2 jersey ahead of Crusaders clash

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes captain Dane Coles will return to the starting XV for the first time since 2017 when the squad travel south to meet the Crusaders in Saturday night's Investec Super Rugby match.     Coles...

Perenara to lead Hurricanes in season opener

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes halfback TJ Perenara will lead the Hurricanes in their Super Rugby opening match against the Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday night.     Perenara, the Hurricanes most capped halfback...

New Zealand Conference: Ins and Outs

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 edition of Super Rugby gets underway this weekend and with the first fixtures being played on Friday, we continue our series by bringing you a comprehensive list of transfers which have happened...