19 Jul 2017

Future Blues go to camp

While the team was away in Japan last week, selected schoolboys were invited to attend Blues Under 17 and Under 18 Camps.

28 Jun 2017

Black, Gatland bolster squad

The Blues have bolstered their inside back stocks with the signing of two young players, Otere Black and Bryn Gatland for the Investec Super Rugby competition.

News

02 Dec 2015

Now and then: Angus Macdonald

Nine months ago, Angus Macdonald and his partner Mariska welcomed their first son Felix into the world. Little does Felix know, but both his father and grandfather were All Blacks.  “No pressure,” said Angus with a laugh. We caught up with the new dad and former Blues loose forward to see how he first entered […]

02 Dec 2015

Spotlight on locks

We’ve named five locks in our 2016 squad, each player showing remarkable skill in both lineout catches and at the breakdown. We talk to Blues Forwards and Contact Coach Glenn Moore about why each second rower was selected and what they’ll be bringing to the table in the new season. PATRICK TUIPULOTU After bowing out […]

30 Nov 2015

White Appointed Auckland Head Coach

The Blues are pleased to hear of Set Piece coach Nick White’s selection as Head Coach of the Auckland Rugby side in 2016. The Northlander comes from a strong history of both playing and coaching rugby. He started as prop in 1999 with the Taniwha at the age of 21 and made the Blues squad […]

30 Nov 2015

Blues Under-17 squad selected

The Blues have selected 54 young rugby players for the 2016 Blues Under 17 Development Squad. The young players from the Blues region have been selected based on their character qualities, rugby specific abilities and physical attributes. They will attend a one-day development camp in December followed up with a second one-day development camp in […]

25 Nov 2015

Blues Under-17 squad selected

The Blues have selected 54 local players for the Under-17 squad. Notable Under-17 alumni include 2016 Blues squad members Rieko Ioane and Sam Nock.

23 Nov 2015

2016 True Blues memberships now live

We’ve got a new coach, new players and new rewards for our loyal True Blues members.

18 Nov 2015

Now and then: Ben Atiga

Speaking to Ben Atiga, it’s easy to see the way he views his rugby career: a privilege. Those two words are repeated often, especially when talking about his developmental years in Auckland. It was a privilege to play for Auckland Grammar’s First XV and attend the same school as his brother – it was here […]

18 Nov 2015

Blues saddened by sudden passing of Lomu

The Blues are saddened by the sudden passing of Jonah Lomu earlier today. Blues Head Coach Tana Umaga, who played alongside Lomu at the All Blacks and the Hurricanes, said the news was a huge blow. “Right now I am deeply upset and saddened by this news,” Umaga said. “My heart-felt thoughts are with his […]

18 Nov 2015

Blues in the off-season

A number of our 2016 Blues squad will be returning from successful off-season campaigns with their respective unions or national teams. Take a look at some of our players’ results from the past few months. Finished 5th in the Championship Gerard Tuioti-Mariner – Players’ Player and Coaches’ Player of the Year Michael Little – Supporters […]

18 Nov 2015

Blues in the off-season

Our 2016 squad has been making waves across the All Blacks, New Zealand U20s and ITM Cup teams in the off-season. We look at the awards and results picked up by some of our players.

18 Nov 2015

Spotlight on loose forwards

Flankers and Number 8: three positions ready to be filled by eight talented Blues. Will the loosies be our deepest group on the paddock next season?

18 Nov 2015

Now and then: Ben Atiga

Blues captain and centre, Ben Atiga knows his roots even when he’s settled on the other side of the world. Check out where rugby has taken him.