21 SEPTEMBER 2018

Brothers Ink Long Term Deals

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has announced that they have secured the key signatures of All Blacks, Blues and Auckland Rugby brothers, Rieko and Akira Ioane, who have both signed long-term contracts with the national body, their Blues club and the Auckland province.

13 SEPTEMBER 2018

Nonu Returns In 2019

All Black Centurion Ma’a Nonu will return to the Blues for the 2019 Investec Super Rugby Championship.

15 AUGUST 2018

Daniel Halangahu to join Blues coaching team

26 JULY 2018

Tu’inukuafe signs with the Blues

The Blues and New Zealand Rugby today announced that All Black and North Harbour prop Karl Tu’inukuafe will join the Super Rugby club for the next three years.

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06 Jul 2016

Unchanged line-up for Friday

The Blues will take an unchanged line-up into the penultimate Investec Super Rugby match against the Brumbies at Eden Park on Friday. The team that played with such flare on attack and resilience on defence against the Hurricanes will line-up against the Australians. The Blues will then complete their much improved season against the Waratahs […]

02 Jul 2016

Brave Blues can’t hold ‘canes

It proved the proverbial game of two halves as the Blues came but could not conquer against the Hurricanes. The home side prevailed 37-27 at Westpac Stadium. The Blues were outstanding in the first half, powering over the Hurricanes pack at set-piece and in the open, which gave their dangerous backs plenty of opportunities to […]

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 […]