New Zealand's most recent Super Rugby champions will square off in a vital Round 4 match tonight.
Beaten by the Bulls in their opening match and bouncing back with a win over the Jaguares last weekend, a tough task lies ahead for the Hurricanes.
The Crusaders have not won in Wellington since 2012 so they will be wanting to break that run, while the Hurricanes will be determined to make a statement on their own turf.
The Hurricanes were the only side to beat the Crusaders last season.
It will also be interesting to see how the loss of Richie Mo'unga affects the Crusaders.
Meanwhile, the Highlanders beat the Stormers 33‑15 and the Melbourne Rebels beat Brumbies 33‑10 last night.
In other matches today, the Hurricanes will meet the Crusaders at 6.35 tonight, the Reds will meet the Bulls at 8.45 tonight.
Tomorrow, the Sharks will meet the Sunwolves at 1.05am, the Blues will meet the Lions at 3.15am while the Waratahs will face the Jaguares at 9.40am tomorrow.
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