Condition: - 8/10 – Excellent. Some wear to the decals (see photos).
Shirt Size: - Adults Large
Chest Measurement: - 42-44 Inches / 105-112 CM
Shirt Manufacturer: - Adidas
Shirt Colour: - Yellow, blue & black trim
Shirt Material: - Polyester
Seasons: - 2001 & 2002
Player: - N/A
Patches: - Super 12
Official Adidas Hurricanes home rugby shirt from the 2001 & 2002 seasons. Complete with Super 12 patch on the sleeve.
Condition of this vintage shirt is 8/10 – Excellent. Some wear to the decals (see photos).
All size and manufacturers labels present (see photos). Material is bright, vivid and smooth. Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collector or for framing.
After the 1999 World Cup, Jonah Lomu's contract with the NZRU expired he was linked to many clubs around the world, in rugby league as well as union and also the NFL's Dallas Cowboys. On 23 November 1999 it was announced that the winger had resigned from the NZRU and agreed terms with the Wellington Rugby Union, despite a reported a £1.1 million offer by Bristol. The move to the Wellington union meant he could be included in the protected group of players for the Hurricanes.
The Hurricanes also opened 2000 with a new stadium. The highlights of that year included the victory over eventual champions the Crusaders, 41-29, in front of a packed house. At the end of the season the 'Canes still had a mathematical chance of making the semis and only had to beat the Bulls to stay in contention. However, the Hurricanes played one of their worst games of the year, losing the match to one of the worst performing teams at that point in the competition's history and lost the possibility of qualifying for the semi-finals. The team finished eighth on the table.