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Blues in talks with Hernandez

2012-01-24 12:56

Auckland - The Blues are in contract negotiations with Argentina playmaker Juan Martin Hernandez according to French rugby media.

According to the Stuff.co.nz website, the Midi Olympique newspaper said classy French-based flyhalf Hernandez, 29, had been approached by the Blues ahead of their pending Super Rugby campaign.

The Blues can call on Gareth Anscombe and Michael Hobbs as No 10 options while All Blacks scrumhalf and former Hurricanes star Piri Weepu could also play there.

Hernandez, nicknamed 'the magician' has played 32 Tests for the Pumas and was a standout performer in the 2007 Rugby World Cup campaign. His missed last year's tournament in New Zealand with a  knee injury.

 

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