Blues backline training
- 17 Jan 2014
The Blues backline heads to Waiheke Island for a skills training session.
The Auckland side are looking strong for 2014, with a star-studded backline including Piri Weepu, Ma'a Nonu, Charles Piutau, Francis Saili, and rugby league star Benji Marshall.
The Blues play their first pre-season match against the Hurricanes in Masterton on 1 February, with their first game of the season against the Highlanders on 22 February.
Bulls fullback Jesse Kriel always backs himself to have a go, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
Duane Vermeulen continues to impress as a player and leader, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Saffas trail in Kiwis’ wake
Results confirm that South Africa’s franchises have fallen even further behind their New Zealand counterparts in 2015, writes JON CARDINELLLI.