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

29 Jul 2015

Dropping the beat at Eden Park

It’s 30 minutes until kick-off on a cool Saturday night at Eden Park. The rugby punters have filed in to take their seats, hands clutching a punnet of hot chips and eyes glued to the field. They’ve arrived early to secure their seat and to soak in the pre-match entertainment. With a bang, the music […]

29 Jul 2015

Welcome aboard

Auckland, the city of sails. Aptly named for its dark blue, watery borders and the swirling wind that drives kiwis and their boats out on to the Auckland harbour. The Blues pay homage to our city in name and in brand, our Blues logo featuring the iconic Rangitoto Island across blue waters. Many Auckland boaties […]

29 Jul 2015

Blues News: Edition 23

We’ve seen some exciting progress with our new facility over at Alexandra Park, the walls steadily going up to give shape to the new Blues HQ! Looks like we’re well on track for our November move-in. This week’s Blues News features an update from the Blues’ charity partner Coastguard who recently added a new rescue […]

24 Jul 2015

Woodcock and Piutau to start in Johannesburg

Two Blues players have kept their spot on the starting line-up for Sunday morning’s All Blacks v South Africa test. Loosehead prop Tony Woodcock and left wing Charles Piutau will step out on to the field at Emirates Airline (formerly Ellis) Park in Johannesburg on Sunday. Also travelling with the team in South Africa are […]

16 Jul 2015

Blues men in BaaBaas and Maori ABs

It will be an inner-family rivalry this Saturday when the New Zealand Barbarians take on the Māori All Blacks at Eden Park. The two team lists have been announced with five Blues men named in the Barbarians team and four in the Māori All Blacks. Of special note is the new cap for Joe Edwards, […]

15 Jul 2015

Woodcock to make 100th test start

It’s another hugely experienced All Blacks team for the Investec Rugby Championship opener against Argentina this Friday, with prop and Blues man Tony Woodcock to make his 100th Test start in his outstanding career. Other Blues men joining Tony at AMI Stadium, Christchurch on Friday 17 July are Keven Mealamu, Jerome Kaino and Charles Piutau […]

15 Jul 2015

Blues News: Edition 22

In the last edition of Blues News we caught up with Ofa Tu’ungafasi just after his first training session with the All Blacks. This week, we chat with George Moala about his experience training with the AB’s, the heatwave in Samoa, and THAT try.  We also check in with the Blues Under 18s to see […]

13 Jul 2015

Blues U18 to play Chiefs U18 in Hamilton

The Blues Under 18 squad are heading down to Hamilton today to play the Chiefs U18 team in a two-match test for the young squad. Our Under 18 players are coming off the Blues U18 Development Squad Camp – a five-day training and teaching opportunity for some of our region’s promising talent. The players were […]

10 Jul 2015

Blues excited for 2017 Lions clash

The Blues are excited to be hosting a match against the touring British and Irish Lions in 2017. The team has been confirmed to play against the touring Lions at Eden Park on Wednesday 7 June 2017, in the itinerary released by New Zealand Rugby. Rugby’s spiritual home will also be the venue for two […]

10 Jul 2015

Five Blues selected for Barbarians

Five Blues men have been selected for the Barbarians team to face the Maori All Blacks at Eden Park on Saturday, July 18. Ofa Tu’ungafasi’s inclusion in the starting line-up is another step in the right direction for the young prop, who was given valuable experience by training with the All Blacks before the Samoa […]

09 Jul 2015

Blues brothers named in Maori ABs

Blues players the Ioane brothers have been named to start for the Māori All Blacks this Saturday when they play Fiji in Suva. Rieko and Akira Ioane will be joined by Hayden Triggs in the starting fifteen, while Jamison Gibson-Park will be a reserve for the team’s season opener. The Māori All Blacks team features […]

07 Jul 2015

House and home

The Blues have renewed the partnership with one of our oldest and most loyal supporters, Barfoot & Thompson.  The award-winning Auckland real-estate company has signed on to support the Blues for a further two years. Not only does this cement their status as our longest-serving sponsor, but shows just how committed Barfoot & Thompson are […]