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

03 Mar 2016

Head to head: CRU v BLU

Each week, Opta is bringing you the latest in head-to-head stats. This week, we take a look at the history between the Crusaders and the Blues. The Blues won a home Round 1 fixture for the first time since 2011 and will now be hunting for back-to-back victories in Super Rugby for the first time […]

26 Feb 2016

As it happened: BLU v HIG

Check out all the stats from Blues v Highlanders, including try scorers & possession.

26 Feb 2016

Blues A take win

The Blues A team, featuring 14 full squad members and nine provincial players, emerged from Eden Park with a 42-7 win over Chiefs A on Friday night during the KFC Curtain Raiser. Blues A and North Harbour Head coach Steve Jackson described the game as an opportunity for Blues coaches to give the squad more […]

24 Feb 2016

Bass to lock

Dunedin and Auckland are about as far away from each other as our small country can allow. One is built on student housing, the other on skyscrapers. Yet Hoani Matenga, Christchurch Boys High old boy and Blues lock, has bridged the gap between the two cities by playing for the Highlanders and now the Blues. “I loved […]

24 Feb 2016

Blues in the ‘burbs

From next Wednesday, the Blues will be hitting local neighbourhoods across town. Blues in the ‘burbs is a new series brought to you by Barfoot & Thompson and hosted by four Rugby Football Clubs in Auckland. Blues players will be dropping in to clubs after work during the month of March. There’ll be skills & […]

24 Feb 2016

Parsons to lead Blues

The Blues will blood some new players, rely on proven performers and bring plenty of firepower off the bench for Friday’s opening match of the Investec Super Rugby Championship at Eden Park. Hooker James Parsons, with 50 caps to his credit, will lead the side in the absence of Jerome Kaino, who is serving a […]

15 Feb 2016

True Blues: Blues v Waratahs

The team is excited to return home to play the Waratahs this Friday night for our final round of the 2016 Investec Super Rugby season, and we hope you’ll join us to back the Blues!  The Eden Park Members’ Entrance and Members’ Lounge is on offer again, plus a lucky member will go away with a $150 […]

25 Feb 2016

Head to Head: Blues v Highlanders

Each week, Opta is bringing you the latest in head-to-head stats. This week we take a look at the history between Blues and Highlanders. The Blues have won 10 of the 13 matches when hosting the Highlanders in Super Rugby, though their last such fixture was a 44-7 loss and they’ve never lost consecutive home […]

23 Feb 2016

Kaino suspension confirmed

Blues captain Jerome Kaino will miss the team’s season opener against the Highlanders at Eden Park on Friday night, after he was sanctioned for foul play during a pre-season match against the Chiefs on Friday. Kaino was red carded by referee Brendon Pickerill under law 10.4 (a) for striking Chiefs prop Pauliasi Manu during their […]

19 Feb 2016

Blues receive confidence boost

The Blues received a real confidence-boost ahead of next week’s opening round of the Investec Super Rugby Championship. They have accounted for the Chiefs 24-12 at ECOLight Stadium in Pukekohe, scoring four tries to two in brilliant conditions. The Chiefs made the early running, rewarded with two first half tries on the back of some […]

17 Feb 2016

Squad ready for intense hit-out

The Blues are set to travel south on Friday to play the Chiefs in the team’s third and final pre-season match of 2016. While no points will be posted on the official Super Rugby table, the game will provide valuable experience for the team – many of whom have yet to play the Blues’ closest […]

17 Feb 2016

Vaega signs for 2016

Midfield and utility back Matt Vaega has officially signed with the Blues for the 2016 season. This will mark the second year the 21-year-old has made the Blues Wider Training Group, with his 2015 selection coming off the back of a break-out 2014 season for North Harbour. The former Kelston Boys High School student came […]