25 Jul 2017

Luatua named MVP

Outstanding loose forward Steven Luatua has been voted our Most Valuable Player as well as the Players’ Player of the Year at the Blues Awards for 2017.

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

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 […]

14 Apr 2016

JP on Round 8

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 […]

13 Apr 2016

Blues A finish season with draw

A 24-all draw against Chiefs A on Friday before Round 7’s Blues v Chiefs game marked the conclusion of the Blues A programme for 2016.  Blues players have had significant representation on the Blues A team, alongside 17 leading provincial players from Northland (5), North Harbour (5) and Auckland (7). The A team won games […]

13 Apr 2016

2016 Blues combine

Blues HQ was opened up to 44 North Harbour and Northland rugby players over the weekend for the 2016 Blues Under-18 Combine. Following the successful launch of the Combine concept with Auckland 1B schools in 2015, the programme was extended to Northland and North Harbour schools. The Under-18 players spent the day learning Blues values, […]

11 Apr 2016

Pulu signs for 2017

All Blacks Sevens playmaker and leading halfback, Augustine Pulu will play for the Blues next season. The 26 year old from Auckland is currently recovering from a broken arm as he pushes for a place in the New Zealand sevens side for the Rio Olympics. Pulu, who has played two Tests for the All Blacks […]