Perenara extends NZ Rugby contract

Super Rugby
by AAP

All Blacks halfback TJ Perenara has extended his contract with New Zealand Rugby and the Hurricanes until the end of next year.

Perenara, who has earned 26 caps since making his debut against England in 2014, confirmed his signing on Twitter.

"Pumped to announce I've signed to be of the @hurricanesrugby and @nzrugbyunion family for 1 more year. Looking forward to the challenges ahead," he tweeted.

Perenara, 24, has earned 78 caps with the Hurricanes, taking on a leadership role as vice-captain this year as they won their first Super Rugby title.