Bryn Gatland is set to head up the Waikato Expressway and ply his trade at a developmental level for the Blues.
The Real Michael Pulman has learnt that Gatland will be a part of the Blues development side during the 2016 Super Rugby season, returning to the city of sails where he previously played for a Blues Schools side back in 2013.
Gatland has spent the last couple of years in the Waikato and was a big stand out for Old Boys in this years Hamilton club season.
Gatland debuted for the Mooloos at ITM Cup level in 2015 but says the move to Auckland is best for his career going forward.
The 20-year old is the son of kiwi-born Welsh international coach Warren Gatland.