19 APR 2018

Apisai leads Blues A
vs Japan A

Blues A will take on the visiting Japan A team at Eden Park on Friday, as a curtain-raiser to the Super Rugby match between the Blues and the Highlanders.

18 APR 2018

Gatland and Perofeta to start

Blues talent, Gatland and Perofeta get their chance to start in Friday’s Investec Rugby clash against the Highlanders.

11 APR 2018

Japan A tour NZ

The side, known as Japan A will meet Blues A, in a curtain raiser for Blues vs Highlanders match, at Eden Park on Friday 20 April.

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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 […]

23 Mar 2016

Exclusive app launched

True Blues Members App update: Congratulations to True Blues member, Thomas Evans, who has won a PS4 and a copy of the Rugby Challenge 3: All Blacks Edition, by downloading the True Blue membership app. Enjoy Thomas! Members, make sure you sign up for the app using the code sent out via email.   The Blues have launched […]

23 Mar 2016

Prize winner report

True Blues member Joel Stockley and his wife Suzanne were the winners of this year’s member’s prize draw, rewarded with a trip to Brisbane to see the Blues play the Reds at Suncorp Stadium. We caught up with Joel to hear his perspective on the trip and what insights he learned from the team. “We […]

23 Mar 2016

Bye week injury report

Blues captain Jerome Kaino will be out of competition for the next three to four games due an AC joint injury from Saturday’s Reds v Blues game.  The number six received a direct blow over the joint while tackling Reds player Karmichael Hunt in the 59th minute.  Kaino was escorted off the field and team […]

20 Mar 2016

Blues salvage draw in overtime

The Blues salvaged a draw after scoring 10 points in the final 10 minutes with only 14 players against the Reds in Brisbane. After an enterprising start, the Blues succumbed to a high number of handling mistakes at key moments and were on the wrong side of a 14-7 penalty count, mostly as a the […]

17 Mar 2016

Ioane to start, Bekhuis to earn 100

Blues lock Josh Bekhuis joins illustrious company when he celebrates his 100th appearance in Super Rugby against the Reds in Brisbane. It is his 18th game for the Blues after playing 82 times for the Highlanders. The only change in the forward pack from the team named against the Hurricanes is the return of Patrick […]

17 Mar 2016

Bekhuis hits the century

Blues lock Josh Bekhuis joins illustrious company when he celebrates his 100th appearance in Super Rugby against the Reds in Brisbane. The 29 year old becomes the 46th New Zealand player to chalk up 100 Super Rugby caps and the 11th player who has played for the Blues to reach the milestone. He becomes just […]

16 Mar 2016

Doc graduates to teacher

Every Super Rugby team doctor is required to hold a Level 3 certification in Immediate Care. In layman’s terms, the doctors need to competently assess and deal with on-field emergencies like spine injuries, haemorrhage, fractures and dislocations, and airway obstructions from trauma. The qualification is compulsory, but not many in New Zealand Rugby have the […]