Kahui on track to commence Chiefs campaign
James Mortimer 23 Jan 2013 Getty Images
With Sonny Bill Williams no longer on the Chiefs roster, Kahui will ‘shoulder’ considerable responsibility this season, and both the centre and Chiefs coach Dave Rennie are wary about the marquee midfielder rushing back into action.
Rennie told radiosport.co.nz he was nearly 100 percent, although there was caution over the shoulder joint.
"(It is) hard to keep him out of things to be honest,” Rennie said.
“He's still got a bit of work to do on range of motion but strength's right back, he's incredibly fit and sharp."
Rennie did confirm that Kahui would not play in the Chiefs first warm-up match in Taupo in two week’s time.
Most popular News:
New Zealand's 'backs to the wall' - Cruden20.Aug.2014
All Blacks work on the nitty-gritty20.Aug.2014
The Tight Five: What we learned about the All Blacks19.Aug.2014
Tributes for Thames Valley legend Kevin Barry19.Aug.2014
Australia chips away at All Blacks number one ranking19.Aug.2014
Wallabies keep the faith for Eden Park clash19.Aug.2014