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    A rejig for the Crusaders backline for Saturday night's Super Rugby Aotearoa clash with the high-flying Blues
     9 July 2020
    A rejig for the Crusaders backline for Saturday night's Super Rugby Aotearoa clash with the high-flying Blues
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    The Blues have included playmaker Harry Plummer at second five for Saturday's match with TJ Faiane dropping to the bench
    9 Jul: The Blues have included playmaker Harry Plummer at second five for Saturday's match with TJ Faiane dropping to the bench... more
    The Blues have return to a three-playmaker model in their backline for Saturday's top of the table Super Rugby match-up against the Crusaders
    9 Jul: The Blues have return to a three-playmaker model in their backline for Saturday's top of the table Super Rugby match-up against the Crusaders... more
    Counties-Manukau has signed first-five Baden Kerr for a third stint with the Mitre10 Cup side
    9 Jul: Counties-Manukau has signed first-five Baden Kerr for a third stint with the Mitre10 Cup side... more
    Highlanders lock Jack Whetton is preparing to suck in the deep ones against the Hurricanes this weekend
    9 Jul: Highlanders lock Jack Whetton is preparing to suck in the deep ones against the Hurricanes this weekend... more
    With no All Blacks tests on the horizon, who would play first-five and fullback hypothetically?
    8 Jul: There are no All Blacks tests on the horizon in the time of covid-19, but hypothetically who would play at first-five and fullback if a squad was selected?... more
    Rieko Ioane has used the Blues' bye week to give his body some much needed rest
    7 Jul: Rieko Ioane has used the Blues' bye week to give his body some much needed rest... more
    A nod to retro from All Blacks coach Ian Foster regarding the August 29 North-South fixture
    7 Jul: A nod to retro from All Blacks coach Ian Foster regarding the August 29 North-South fixture... more
    The North-South fixture is unlikely to feature on future rugby calendars
    7 Jul: The North-South fixture is unlikely to feature on future rugby calendars... more
    The Blues have secured the services of one of their rising stars for another two seasons
    6 Jul: The Blues have secured the services of one of their rising stars for another two seasons... more

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     Rugby NewsLinks
      9 Jul: Super rugby aotearoa is no breeding ground for all blacks - bidwell (RadioNZ)
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      9 Jul: Crusaders v blues: team news, kick-off time, predictions (Stuff.co.nz)
      9 Jul: Super rugby: no room for form outside back will jordan in crusaders' xv (Stuff.co.nz)
      9 Jul: Super rugby aotearoa: in-form crusaders fullback will jordan dropped to bench for massive blues clash (NZ Herald)
      9 Jul: Man facing unlawful sexual connection charge after alleged pool cue assault at rugby club (NZ Herald)
      9 Jul: Super rugby aotearoa: blues embrace crusaders challenge as they make two backline tweaks (Stuff.co.nz)
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