Blues end losing run

Blues James Parsons breaks away from Lions Ross Cronje during the round 12 Super Rugby match between the Blues and the Lions at Eden Park
Blues James Parsons breaks away from Lions Ross Cronje during the round 12 Super Rugby match between the Blues and the Lions at Eden Park Shane Wenzlick - Getty Images

THE Blues snapped a seven-match losing streak with an 25-3 triumph over the Lions at Eden Park.

The home side, who have endured a horror season after making the semi-finals last year, scored three tries to nil with Michael Hobbs, Alby Mathewson and captain Luke Braid finding their way to the stripe.

In a week when the Blues franchise advertised coach Pat Lam's job, the side chalked up just their second win of the season.

The victory moved them two points clear of the Lions, who have now suffered nine losses since they won their opening round match against the Cheetahs in February.

Braid says the win was not pretty, but the relief at not losing was satisfaction enough.

Read the full match report at ABC news online.

Topics:  blues, lions, super xv rugby



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