Hurricanes blank Sharks 34-0 to book semi-final spot

Hurricanes captain Dane Coles left the field looking in pain early in the second half
Hurricanes captain Dane Coles left the field looking in pain early in the second half
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Hurricanes 34-0 Sharks, Westpac Stadium
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The Hurricanes completely decimated the Sharks with a 41-0 triumph at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington to book a home 2016 Super Rugby semi-final spot.

The New Zealand side ran six tries, while the South African side drew a blank.

Prop Loni Uhila (16), fullback James Marshall (20), winger Jason Woodward (46), lock Vaea Fifita (49), scrum-half TJ Perenara (58) and flanker Brad Shields (80) crossed over the try line for the hosts.

Fly-half Beauden Barrett managed to successfully convert three out of five tries in addition to scoring a penalty on the 13th minute. Woodward converted the final try for the home side.

The Wellington side will host the Chiefs next weekend for the semi-final clash.

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