WELLINGTON- Sonny Bill Williams, a center for the All Blacks will return to the Super Rugby for the Auckland Blues when they go up against the Wellington Hurricanes this weekend after missing six matches with a wrist fracture.
The World Cup winner, twice, injured his wrist after the Blues loss to the Stormers in mid-March but has returned to the side as inside centre, as the Blues look to end their losing streak of 15 matches against New Zealand opponents.
All Blacks prop Ofa Tuungafasi was also named in the squad as he returns from a knee injury, his returns comes after just signing a new deal with New Zealand rugby union to extend his contract until 2021.
Blues coach Tana Umaga said in a team statement, “It is great to have Ofa back, and it is awesome for the team to know we have him for a further three years, and Sonny has been fizzing to get back on the field.”
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