Chiefs sneak past Hurricanes

Date published: February 18 2013

The Chiefs finished their last pre-season trial with a 25-21 win over the Hurricanes in Mangatainoka on Saturday.

The Chiefs finished their last Super Rugby pre-season trial with a 25-21 win over the Hurricanes in Mangatainoka on Saturday.

The defending champions outscored their Kiwi rivals four tries to three, thought it took a late penalty from new recruit Gareth Anscombe – playing at full-back – to make the game safe.

The scorers:
For Chiefs:
Tries: Kerr-Barlow, Tikoirituma, Aki, Nanai-Williams
Con: Anscombe
Pen: Anscombe

Hurricanes:
Tries: J Savea, A Savea, Levave
Cons: Barrett, Marshall 2

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