Savea re-signs with Hurricanes
September 21, 2013
Julian Savea will remain with the Hurricanes despite interest from other clubs © Getty Images
All Blacks winger Julian Savea will stay with the Hurricanes for another two years.
Savea announced on Twitter on Friday evening that he had re-signed with the Super Rugby franchise, saying: "Cant wait to join the boys again in 2014 and entertain our fans".
Savea says he's taken time to consider his options and his home province came out on top.
"I grew up in Wellington, I've played all of my rugby here, and it means a lot to be able to call myself a Wellington Lion and Hurricane," he said.
Savea had also been in talks with the Chiefs and the Crusaders.
Red cards, Samu Manoa, free-flowing Bath, improving Falcons and long-term gains - it's the Monday Maul
Greg Growden stares into his crystal ball to see what rugby 2015 has in store for us. Tongue in cheek? Maybe. Maybe not. We think much may come to pass
From Burgess to Boudjellal, Haskell to Honey Badgers and retirees to Retallick, here's the Quotes of 2014
It was another bumper year of rugby action in 2014; join us as we take a look back at some of the season's top statistics