Watch: Frustrating day in the Top League for TJ Perenara as he bosses his teammates and trash talks a Japanese legend
The transformation into a tougher Top League side is not without growing pains however, as the hyper competitive TJ Perenara found out in his side's admirable 33-21 loss to one of the stronger clubs Yamaha Jubilo.
Watch: TJ Perenara and Springbok flyer combine to pull off 'get out of jail' last play game-winner in Japan Top League
The Hurricanes aren't just replacing TJ Perenara as a halfback, but as a No 10
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Red cards, TJ Perenara and the Wallabies back three | Aotearoa Rugby Pod | Episode 19