23 MAY 2018

Leon MacDonald Excited By Blues Challenge

The 56-Test All Black, and current Tasman coach Leon MacDonald is already excited about his move to the Blues for the 2019 Super Rugby season.

23 May 2018

A Big Tick in the Leger – Orbyn Leger

wenty-one-year-old Orbyn Leger from Counties Manukau has earned his Blues stripes not only with his excellent performances on the rugby field, but his impressive work ethic on the training ground.

17 MAY 2018

Line-up to host the Crusaders

The Blues front row line up this week reunites Pauliasi Manu with James Parsons and Ofa Tuungafasi against the Crusaders in the Investec Super Rugby clash at Eden Park on Saturday night.

16 MAY 2018

Umaga and MacDonald to lead Blues in 2019

Tana Umaga will have his role as Blued Head Coach extended by a further 12 months and that Tasman Makos Head Coach and former Crusaders Assistant Coach, Leon MacDonald will join the Blues in 2019 as Assistant Coach.

News

22 Apr 2016

BLU v REB family special

On Saturday, 30 April, we’re inviting rugby-loving families to join us at Eden Park for Blues v Rebels. Kick-off is at the family-friendly time of 5.15pm. This week only, we’ve got an extra special ticket offer for families which includes the chance to go in draw for your children to run out with the Blues. $50 […]

20 Apr 2016

Lock signs with Lyon

At 2.02 metres tall and 116 kg, Josh Bekhuis has cast an imposing shadow across the Super Rugby competition since joining the Blues in 2015. Now, more than seven years since starting his Super Rugby career with the Highlanders, Bekhuis is set to move abroad. The lock signed a two-year contract with French club Lyon […]

20 Apr 2016

Injury Update: Round 8

We’re midway through the 2016 Super Rugby season and given the physical nature of the game, it’s no surprise that there have been a number of injury concerns as we enter the second half of competition.  Centre Rene Ranger suffered an ACL rupture to his left knee Saturday night after a tackle from Sharks counterpart […]

20 Apr 2016

Tuipulotu recommits until 2019

New Zealand Rugby and the Blues are delighted to announce that lock Patrick Tuipulotu has recommitted to New Zealand Rugby through until the end of the 2019 season. Twenty-three year old Tuipulotu, who played seven Tests for the All Blacks in 2014 and 26 games for the Blues, has been recognised for his high work […]

16 Apr 2016

Ioane sparks Blues victory

A piece of magic from teenager Rieko Ioane sparked the Blues who posted their third victory of the Investec Super Rugby Championship with a 23-18 win over the Sharks at Eden Park. The All Blacks Sevens star produced a solo try from over 40m out that gave the Blues the lead for the first time […]

16 Apr 2016

MAGS trumps Kaitaia

The build-up to Round 8’s KFC Curtain Raiser was somewhat different to a normal Auckland schools head-to-head. Kaitaia College First XV, who had travelled down from Northland, were billeted out with members of the MAGS team, continuing a recent emphasis on the relationship between Northland and Auckland  Kaitaia head coach Carl Mehana said the players […]

14 Apr 2016

KFC Curtain Raiser: MAGS v Kaitaia

Round 2 of the KFC Curtain Raisers is on at Eden Park this Saturday night, featuring Auckland 1A powerhouse MAGS and visiting Northland school Kaitaia College. Kick-off is at 5.05pm and game-day tickets include entry to both the curtain raiser and the main event, the Blues v Sharks at 7.35pm. You can get your tickets […]

14 Apr 2016

Settled look to Blues side

There is a settled look to the Blues side for their Investec Super Rugby match against the Sharks at Eden Park on Saturday. There are only two changes from the side that lost narrowly to the Chiefs last weekend. Lolagi Visinia returns from injury to regain his place at fullback, with his kicking game considered […]

15 Apr 2016

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13 Apr 2016

Blues saddened by passing of Haiu

New Zealand Rugby today joined with the Blues and Auckland Rugby players, coaches and management to express their sadness with news of the passing of former Blues and Auckland player Kurtis Haiu. Kurtis had been suffering from a rare form of bone cancer which prematurely ended his promising rugby career. He played 53 times for […]

13 Apr 2016

Kaino birthday comp winner

We received plenty of amazing submissions for the Jerome Kaino birthday poetry competition, but there could be only one winner. After much deliberation, Jerome has selected his winning poem from the competition. Congratulations to Gillian Johnson, who submitted the poem below. She was inspired by Jerome’s book writing efforts and channelled Will Smith in Men In Black for her […]