Francis Saili

Francis Saili
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  • Number: 192
  • Position: Second five-eighth
  • Born: 16/02/91
  • Height: 180
  • Weight: 94
  • Province: Auckland
  • Provincial Caps: 31
  • Provincial Points: 25
  • Provincial Debut: 2011 v Canterbury
  • Blues Debut: 2012 v Stormers
  • Blues Caps: 42
  • Blues Points: 35
  • Breakdown: 7T
  • Test Caps: 2
  • Test Debut: 2013 v Argentina

A physical player who consistently broke the line and who earned an All Black selection in 2013, one year after making his Blues debut.

Francis is the younger brother of former Blues player Peter and he brought a commanding presence to the Blues backline, destroying oppositions. At the end of the 2015 season, Francis signed with Irish provincial side Munster.