19 Jul 2017

Future Blues go to camp

While the team was away in Japan last week, selected schoolboys were invited to attend Blues Under 17 and Under 18 Camps.

28 Jun 2017

Black, Gatland bolster squad

The Blues have bolstered their inside back stocks with the signing of two young players, Otere Black and Bryn Gatland for the Investec Super Rugby competition.

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30 Jun 2016

Internationals return for Round 15

Internationals Jerome Kaino, Patrick Tuipulotu, Ofa Tu’ungafasi and Male Sa’u return to the Blues line-up for Saturday’s Investec Super Rugby match against the Hurricanes in Wellington. Kaino, Tu’ungafasi and Tuipulotu were involved with the All Blacks series against Wales while Sa’u played for Japan against Scotland. They will be welcome additions to the Blues, who […]

29 Jun 2016

Li moves to “challenge himself”

Blues winger Tevita Li will play for the Highlanders from 2017, looking for an opportunity to move his career forward. “Obviously I will always be grateful to the Blues for giving me start in Super Rugby. I have absolutely enjoyed my time with the Blues, however I am at stage right now where I think […]

27 Jun 2016

Young Northland lock signs for ’17

Young Northland lock and former New Zealand Under-20 representative Josh Goodhue will join the Blues from next year. The 21 year old middle rower, who stands 2m and 116kgs, played for the New Zealand Under-17 team in 2012 and was part of the successful New Zealand Under-20 side that won the World Cup last year. […]

24 Jun 2016

Blues enjoy 11-try win

The Blues shook off the three-week break for the international window with an 11-try outing against the Northland Barbarians in Whangarei. The home side, using the match as the final trial before selection of the Northland side for the Mitre 10 Cup competition, were aggressive on defence and attack until they ran out of gas […]

22 Jun 2016

Team named for N’land Barbarians

A team of 27 has been named to play the Northland Barbarians, providing new and established players alike with the opportunity to test out combinations ahead of the return to Super Rugby on July 2.   The team to play the Northland Barbarians is: 1 Sam Prattley (FR) 2 James Parsons (FR) (C) 3 Sione […]

21 Jun 2016

Players to meet Whangarei fans

If our 2016 squad is anything to go by, Northland certainly knows how to raise high-quality rugby players. Kara Pryor, Matt Moulds, Jack Ram, Sam Nock and Namatahi Waa all played for Northland and have earned contracts with the Blues for 2016. When the opportunity arises to train and play in the area, we like […]

15 Jun 2016

Coaches in June window

The June international window is an opportunity for a number of our players to gain crucial international experience. It’s also a time for our coaching staff to observe other rugby teams, coach national sides and develop their own skill set before the final three rounds of regular competition. Paul Feeney has been working with the […]

14 Jun 2016

Coastguard fundraiser

The Blues are proud to support Coastguard, the charity that’s saving lives at sea.  To serve a city surrounded by water, Coastguard needs to be on their game. 24/7, 365 days a year Coastguard volunteers are out on the water helping stranded boaties and rescuing people in danger.    The team does an amazing job […]

08 Jun 2016

Players go international

The June international window is giving Blues players a chance to represent New Zealand and other nations in tournaments all around the world. The outstanding Ioane brothers left the Blues squad at the end of April to join the Sevens world and to compete in the Paris and London legs of the HSBC World Rugby […]

08 Jun 2016

Two forwards sign for 2017

The Blues Super Rugby organisation has today announced that Counties Manukau lock Jimmy Tupou will join the club in 2017. Tupou will be joined by former Blues Under-18 player Alex Hodgman, with both players moving back north from the Crusaders. Tupou, 23, has earned 25 Super Rugby caps for the Crusaders since 2013 and played […]

08 Jun 2016

Northland Barbarians to take on Blues

The Northland Rugby Union has announced it will host the Blues who will play against a Northland Barbarians team this month. The Investec Super Rugby Championships takes a break during June for the international window, with the Blues however in full training, and using the game to kick-start the final three matches in the competition-proper. […]