Blues loose forward Hoskins Sotutu
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The Blues opened their account in Super Rugby Pacific with a nail-biting 24-22 win over the Chiefs at Eden Park on Saturday.
It was a close contest throughout and the victory could have gone either way, but in the end, the Blues were able to snatch victory thanks to a 76th-minute try from winger Mark Telea and a clutch conversion from Stephen Perofeta.
After Harry Plummer opened the Blues’ account with a penalty in the third minute, Brad Weber hit back with the Chiefs’ first try shortly after when the visitors forced a turnover and the scrumhalf booted it down the field and took full advantag
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