10 Mar 2020

Rugby: Auckland Blues welcome Beauden Barrett to the squad

From Checkpoint, 5:55 pm on 10 March 2020

The good news keeps coming for the Blues Super Rugby team.

Riding high after a drought-breaking victory over the Hurricanes in Wellington, the Auckland-based side have officially welcomed their marquee recruit.

Now a former Hurricanes first-five - All Blacks star Beauden Barrett has joined the Blues squad - a return that's arrived slightly earlier than expected.

Clay Wilson with more on Barrett's eagerness to end his holiday and hit the training paddock with his new team.