8 Dec 2017

It’s a Tight Five For 2degrees

2degrees will be the exclusive telecommunications partner for all five New Zealand teams competing in the Investec Super Rugby competition from February 2018.

7 Dec 2017

Draw Places Blues in Pool A

That draw sets up a fitting rematch between the Blues and Reds following their 17-17 draw at this year’s inaugural tournament.

1 Dec 2017

Pulu Leads Blues for 2018

Halfback Augustine Pulu will captain the Blues in the 2018 Investec Super Rugby Championships.

News

08 Apr 2016

Blues come close to upset

A gallant Blues side came close to stopping the Chiefs’ winning run, going down 23-29 at Hamilton Stadium. The Blues led 20-10 early in the second half and 20-15 with 30 minutes remaining. But the Chiefs fought their way back into the game with two tries to regain the ascendancy. All Black Brodie Retallick charged […]

07 Apr 2016

CHI v BLU head-to-head

The Blues head south today to Waikato for Round 7 of the 2016 Super Rugby season. Take a look at some of each team’s stats from the previous 6 rounds, plus some head-to-head stats between the two. The Blues are undefeated in their last two matches (W1, D1), they’ve not gone three matches without loss […]

06 Apr 2016

Blues A team announced

The squad for Friday’s Blues A v Chiefs A development game down at Waikato Stadium has been announced. The team is made up of Blues squad members and regional development players who have impressed in recent A games and provincial union programmes. The team will be coached by North Harbour Head Coach Steve Jackson and […]

06 Apr 2016

Birthday comp

It’s Jerome Kaino’s birthday today and we’re celebrating with a special Blues News competition. To write his book My Story, Jerome needed to get his creative juices flowing, and we want you to do the same. To be in to win a signed copy of Jerome’s autobiography and a special Blues prize pack, we’re inviting you to write a birthday poem for […]

06 Apr 2016

Matenga, Prattley to start

Lock Hoani Matenga will make his first Super Rugby start for the Blues when they take on neighbours the Chiefs in Hamilton on Friday. Matenga, who has played for Otago and Wellington, has been a real asset to the Blues this year, earning his start after strong performances off the bench. He will start as […]

06 Apr 2016

Round 6 Big Shot Winners

The Blues enjoyed a hard-fought 24-16 win over the Jaguares last Saturday night at QBE Stadium. For Blues Big Shot players around the country, the off-field competition was just as fierce. Punters at QBE, throughout Auckland and across New Zealand were guessing each place kick from the game to see whether the kicker would slot […]

02 Apr 2016

Blues repel Argentine challenge

The Blues withstood a forceful Jaguares side from Argentina to come away with a 24-16 victory at North Harbour Stadium. The home side scored two tries to one in a game that became scrappy at times in a very physical game. After taking time to get into the game, the Blues fought back to hold […]

02 Apr 2016

Mt Albert, Kaipara proves best in Westie Pie School 10s

Mt Albert Grammar repeated their victory while Kaipara College won the inaugural female competition at the 2016 Westie Pie Invitation Secondary School 10s Tournament. The competition attracted 27 schools, a significant increase from the inaugural competition last year, hosted by the Blues and North Harbour Rugby at North Harbour Stadium. The boy’s semifinals and final […]

31 Mar 2016

10s Draw

Draw correct at time of publication. BOYS DIVISION TEAMS Pool A: De la Salle, Whangarei, Massey, Alfriston, St Pauls Pool B: Westlake, Manurewa, Tangaroa, Orewa, Mt Roskill Pool C: Mt Albert, Aorere, Rangitoto, Pukekohe, Avondale Pool D: Sacred Heart, Otahuhu, Kerikeri, Pakuranga, Mahurangi GIRLS DIVISION Pool A: Southern Cross, Tangaroa, Manurewa, Harbour Composite Pool B: […]

31 Mar 2016

A kiwi welcome at QBE

As you know, New Zealanders are big on ingenuity. Chuck us some number 8 wire, a tin of reduced cream and some onion soup mix, a few Kiwi anthems and we’ll be off singing our nation’s praises from top to bottom of the world. Of course, our Argentinian visitors the Jaguares might not be as […]

31 Mar 2016

Francis makes Super Rugby debut

English-born back Piers Francis will make his first Super Rugby appearance when the Blues host the Jaguares at North Harbour on Saturday. The 25 year old, sidelined with a foot injury since pre-season, will play in the midfield alongside Rene Ranger who makes his return. Francis played for Saracens for four years before moving to […]