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.
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