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Weepu double inflicts more agony on Highlanders

Blues halfback Piri Weepu bagged two tries as the Blues snapped a three-match losing streak to defeat the Highlanders 29-18 at Eden Park tonight.

The 69 Test veteran played his finest game of the season, making a number sniping runs and backing up Rene Ranger who set up both the halfback’s tries late in the game to clinch the win.

The Blues heaped more misery onto the Highlanders who have yet to win a match this season and remain rooted to the bottom of the Investec Super Rugby ladder following six straight defeats.

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