Marshall set to wear No.10 jersey for Blues

Blues coach Sir John Kirwan has revealed that his big name new signing Benji Marshall is likely to wear the No.10 jersey.

Kirwan who has been coaching the Blues for one season says that they are now looking at Marshall as a playmaker primarily.

The Blues coach said that last year they were thinking that he could be a first five or fullback, but it now it looks like he will be set at pivot.

The Blues start their pre-season Super Rugby warm up matches next weekend against the Hurricanes.

Kirwan says that they expect to name a replacement for injured lock Culum Retallick over the next 24 hours.

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