24 APR 2018

Perseverance pays off for Jordan

Jordan Hyland, born on the North Shore, was part of the Auckland Academy as a teenager before progressing to premier club rugby with Auckland Marist.

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.

News

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 […]

15 Feb 2016

Under 20 squad named

The Blues have named a squad of 28 under-20 players from around the region who will play for Blues Under 20 in two upcoming fixtures. The team will play the Chiefs Under 20 this Friday, 2pm at Pukekohe. The game will act as a curtain-raiser to the Chiefs v Blues pre-season match, which kicks off at […]

13 Feb 2016

Blues perform in hot conditions

Scorching heat was no detriment to the Blues this afternoon who streaked away with six tries to win 40-12 against the Hurricanes in the second of three pre-season matches.  The game, played in Eketahuna, was an even match-up going in to half time, represented by a 7-all scoreline. The Blues once again fielded a mix of […]

10 Feb 2016

Blues prepare for Hurricanes

This Saturday will be our second of three pre-season matches, this one against 2015 Super Rugby runners-up the Hurricanes in Eketahuna. After a stunning opening 59-7 victory over the Rebels last Thursday, the Blues will be looking to improve their game against the Hurricanes. Coach Tana Umaga said the team as a whole emerged fit […]

10 Feb 2016

2016 Blues Open Day

The 2016 Blues Open Day, proudly supported by BNZ, is just around the corner on Saturday February 20 and filled to the brim with fun activities for the whole family. There’ll be bouncy castles, the nib vertical bungee, BNZ prize draws, KFC and Placemakers rugby games, Alexandra Park pony rides and bumper ball on offer. […]

04 Feb 2016

Ranger excites in Blues nine-try romp

Rene Ranger took no time returning to his block-busting best to ignite the Blues nine try romp over the Melbourne Rebels. It marked the opening pre-season match for the Blues in a free community game with thousands packed in to Pakuranga Rugby Club at Bell Park to witness the 59-7 win. Ranger, who only came […]

03 Feb 2016

Blues fit and ready for rebels

The Blues will utilise all of the fully fit squad in the opening pre-season match against the Melbourne Rebels on Thursday. The match is a free game for the public, to be held at Bell Park at Pakuranga United with kick-off at 5.30pm. It is the first hit-out of the season for the Blues, and head […]

03 Feb 2016

True Blues member wins big

For True Blues member and avid Blues fan Joel Stockley, rugby is poetry in motion. He describes each position as players on a chess board, each move surprising the crowd and keeping him on the edge of his seat – especially the first five. “My favourite position is always the number 10, just seeing what […]