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Tuifua form delights Davies

25th February 2014 12:42

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Cardiff Blues centre Isaia Tuifua

Strong runner: Isaia Tuifua

Cardiff Blues director of rugby Phil Davies praised centre Isaia Tuifua after the Samoan enjoyed his best game since moving from Taranaki.

Despite the region going down 34-22 to Leinster on Thursday, the powerful back stood out with his line-breaking ability against the Irish province.

"All the players ran themselves to a standstill against Leinster and you can't ask for more than that," Davies told the Cardiff Blues website.

"We had to take a few of the boys off because they were literally out on their feet - we kept playing until the very end and all credit to them."

He added on the Samoan: "It was good to see Isaia play like that too. That game showed up more of the reasons of why we brought him here. He is going to have to keep those pink boots too - they were quite inspirational for him.

"It's still achievable for us to reach sixth in the table and because that is the case we are going to keep going for it."

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