Blues to play Les Bleus

2013-04-04 11:17
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Wellington - The  Blues will become the first New Zealand Super Rugby team to play an international touring side when they host France during its tour in June.

A match against the Blues at Auckland's North Harbour Stadium on June 11 has been included on the itinerary for France's three-Test tour.

France will also play the All Blacks in Test matches at Auckland on June 8, Christchurch on June 15 and New Plymouth on June 22.

The Auckland match, at Eden Park, will be the first meeting between New Zealand and France since the World Cup final at the same ground in 2011.

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