There’s a growing chorus of support for Blues sensation Caleb Clarke to earn a maiden call-up to the All Blacks after finding himself in a rich vein of form throughout Super Rugby Aotearoa.


Standing at a whopping 107kg, the 21-year-old speedster’s big frame has proven to be difficult to bring to a halt for defences across New Zealand, and that was no different on Sunday when his side faced off against the Highlanders in Dunedin.

Clarke played a key role in two of the Blues’ first half tries, breaching the home side’s defensive line twice to help put halfback Finlay Christie and second-five TJ Faiane away for a try apiece.

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On both occasions, the youngster showed off the immense physical attributes that make him one of the most promising outside backs in the country.

That much can be seen in a clip posted to the Super Rugby NZ Twitter account, where Clarke sucked in Mitch Hunt and Sio Tomkinson on a charging run before firing an offloas away to the unmarked Christie, who cantered in for a try.

With a logjam of talent in the back three department nationwide, Clarke’s place in the All Blacks set-up won’t be handed to him without a fight, but it would be hard to justify excluded the exciting prodigy when he’s in the kind of form.


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