Ma'a Nonu: All Black great returns to New Zealand with Blues

Ma'a Nonu
Nonu has spent three seasons at French side Toulon

All Black legend Ma'a Nonu has re-joined Super Rugby side the Blues.

The 36-year-old centre left French side Toulon in May after three seasons and said he was "taking a step back" to assess his rugby future.

Nonu, who won 103 international caps and the World Cup in 2011 and 2015, has signed a one-year deal with the Blues, his third stint with the Auckland club.

He will link up with a star-studded backline including All Blacks Rieko Ioane and Sonny Bill Williams.

Nonu will also be working under former All Blacks and Hurricanes team-mate Tana Umaga.

"I have been playing rugby a long time," said Nonu.

"I've known first-hand the highs and the lows of a playing career on and off the field and I am looking forward to giving my best and proving that I can still play at this level."

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