All Blacks lock Anthony Boric remained at home to recover from an ankle injury when the Blues flew to South Africa for their three-match tour.
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Boric did not play in the Blues 38-17 win over the Force on Saturday and has been replaced in the 26-man travelling group by Andrew van der Heijden.
The Blues, now seventh on the log, play the Sharks in Durban on Saturday and then against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on May 1 and the Lions in Johannesburg on May 8.
They return home to play aginst the Chiefs at home in Auckland in the final round of the competition.
Blues squad: Anthony Tuitavake, Paul Williams, Isaia Toeava, Rudi Wulf, Rene Ranger, Benson Stanley, Luke McAlister, Joe Rokocoko, Dan Kirkpatrick, Stephen Brett, Chris Smylie, Alby Mathewson, Viliami Ma’afu, Tom Chamberlain, Serge Lilo, Peter Saili, Jerome Kaino, Andrew van der Heijden, Kurtis Haiu, Filo Paulo, Tom McCartney, Keven Mealamu, Charlie Faumuina, Tevita Mailau, John Afoa, Tony Woodcock.Tweet