Barrett concern for New Zealand ahead of Lions tour - Radio New Zealand

The All Blacks have a new injury concern ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour after first-five Beauden Barrett was a late withdrawal from the Hurricanes' Super Rugby clash with the Bulls in Pretoria having complained of mystery headaches. Beauden ...and more »

The Hurricanes go deep into the well to beat Bulls in Pretoria - Stuff.co.nz

The Hurricanes survived injuries and altitude to beat a physical Bulls side in South Africa. . Chris Boyd had rarely seen a Hurricanes' dressing room in quite that state of dishevelment. Injuries to Ardie Savea, Mark Abbott and Wes Goosen, along with ...and more »

Birthday boy Beauden misses Hurricanes win - Daily Mail

Super Rugby defending champions Wellington Hurricanes were too clinical for Northern Bulls in Pretoria Saturday and won 34-20 despite lacking star fly-half Beauden Barrett. The All Black withdrew from the starting line-up on his 26th birthday as a ...and more »

Injury concerns over Beauden Barrett ahead of the Lions Test series as All Blacks star is sidelined - WalesOnline

New Zealand star Beauden Barrett is the latest fitness worry for All Blacks coach Steve Hansen ahead of the Test series with the British and Irish Lions. The world player of the year was pulled from Hurricanes' 34-20 Super Rugby victory over the Bulls ...and more »

Better from Bulls, but Canes too strong - Independent Online

PRETORIA – The Bulls did their best to try and impress new boss John Mitchell, but they would have needed more than just mongrel to pull off an ambush against the Hurricanes here on Saturday. It was that fight in them, when the result was probably in ...and more »

Hurricanes sweep past Bulls 34-20 - Newshub

The Hurricanes overcame the absence of headache-troubled playmaker Beauden Barrett to beat the Bulls 34-20 and climb to third outright in the Super Rugby standings. Another bright attacking display from the defending champions was enough to outscore ...and more »

Rugby: Why Beauden Barrett was scratched - New Zealand Herald

Beauden Barrett was scratched from the Hurricanes' squad to face the Bulls overnight as a precaution after suffering a head knock in last week's win over the Cheetahs. Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd said the source of Barrett's head aches was still ...and more »

Head knock against the Cheetahs part of reason Beauden Barrett spelled for Bulls - Stuff.co.nz

The star first five-eighth took a head knock during the team's 61-7 win over the Cheetahs in Wellington. He passed a halftime concussion test, but was replaced 10 minutes into the second spell. Barrett has been training well with the Hurricanes since ...and more »

Hurricanes grind out win over Bulls - Otago Daily Times

Hurricanes halfback TJ Perenara (R) tries to bring down the Bulls' Tiaan Schoeman. Photo Getty Images. The Hurricanes are back up to second on the New Zealand conference, but they had to work hard for their 34-20 victory at Loftus. Coach Chris Boyd ...and more »

Canes lose Barrett to headaches but beat Bulls - Radio New Zealand

The Hurricanes overcame the late withdrawal of All Blacks first-five Beauden Barrett to beat the Bulls 34-20 in Pretoria and claim their 10th win of the Super Rugby season. Jordie Barrett Photo: Photosport. Star playmaker Barrett withdrew from the side ...and more »