30 Aug 2017

Day-night affair for BGRT

The Blues will kick off 2018 at the Brisbane Global Rugby Tens, with the second edition of the showcase pre-season tournament to be held on Friday 9 and Saturday February 10 at Suncorp Stadium.

25 August 2017

Promising NZ U20s join Blues

Two highly promising young prospects, Dalton Papalii and Caleb Clarke, will join the Blues in the Investec Super Rugby next year.

22 Aug 2017

Backline stars extend their time at the Blues

The exciting Blues back trio of Michael Collins, Matt Duffie and Melani Nanai have all signed extended contracts with the club in the Investec Super Rugby.

News

01 Feb 2017

Photos: Blues’ Samoa announcement

Check out these photos from the Blues media conference at Samoa House, where we announced our historic Investec Super Rugby Championship match in Apia. On Monday, Blues Chief Executive Michael Redman, and Samoan Prime Minister and Chairman of the Samoan Rugby Union, the Hon Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, announced that our home game against the […]

12 Dec 2016

Blues open home for first pre-season game

The Blues first pre-season game against the Hurricanes in February will be a home game, in every sense. We’re opening the gates and inviting families to the Blues Big Day Out on Saturday 4 February. The event, starting at midday, will be held at the Blues High Performance Centre at Alexandra Park, with the Blues […]

22 Dec 2016

Gus Collins wins Kirk Award

He may have hung up his boots long ago but Blues legend Justin “Gus” Collins’ impact is still being felt in New Zealand rugby. That’s why he was awarded the New Zealand Rugby Players Association (NZRPA) Kirk Award at the recent NZ Rugby Awards for his outstanding contributions on behalf of fellow professional players, on […]

15 Dec 2016

Photos: Mt Victoria workout

Take a sneak peek at the team’s pre-season training session atop Auckland’s Mount Victoria, and also check out this short video from the day.

14 Dec 2016

Photos: Ludus Magnus workout

Check out these pictures from the Blues’ brutal pre-season training session at Ludus Magnus School of Training in Auckland, and see our week 1 pre-season wrap-up video for more.

25 Jan 2017

Photos: Blues/U17s Skills Session

On day two of the Under 17 Development Camp, Blues players took time out of pre-season training to lead position specific skills sessions with the young players.

12 Dec 2016

Future Blues get taste of pro rugby

Blues stars of the future were greeted by some of the club’s current best and brightest on day one of the 2017 Under 17 Development Camp. 46 promising young rugby players from around Northland, North Harbour, and Auckland visited the Blues High Performance Centre on Saturday 10 December, where they were given their first taste […]

29 Nov 2016

Early call for reinforcements

The Blues have called on a number of replacement players to fill the void in the early stages of the Investec Super Rugby pre-season. All Blacks do not join Super Rugby squads until January, while Maori All Blacks also make a later start, and some players are still rehabbing from injuries. There are seven players […]

01 Dec 2016

Hosts Up First At Brisbane Rugby Tens

The Blues will take on hosts the Reds in front of a packed-out Suncorp Stadium in their first match at February’s Brisbane Global Rugby Tens. The opening match of Pool B – the third match of the opening day on Saturday February 11 – will be the latest chapter in a rivalry that harks back […]

16 Nov 2016

Injured Blues back on deck

The Blues will welcome back their long-term injured players ready for the start of the 2017 Investec Super Rugby season. Former New Zealand Under-20 star TJ Faiane and fan favourite Rene Ranger are progressing well in their rehabilitation. Both suffered season-ending anterior cruciate ligament injuries earlier this year and both have faced long term rehabilitation […]

02 Nov 2016

Experienced players return for 2017

With 25 of their most experienced players returning, the Blues are hoping to pick up from where they left off in the 2017 Investec Super Rugby Championship. The returning players announced in the squad today have an average of 29 Super Rugby caps each for the Blues. Additionally the Blues have attracted some experienced players […]