23 MAY 2018

Leon MacDonald Excited By Blues Challenge

The 56-Test All Black, and current Tasman coach Leon MacDonald is already excited about his move to the Blues for the 2019 Super Rugby season.

23 May 2018

A Big Tick in the Leger – Orbyn Leger

wenty-one-year-old Orbyn Leger from Counties Manukau has earned his Blues stripes not only with his excellent performances on the rugby field, but his impressive work ethic on the training ground.

17 MAY 2018

Line-up to host the Crusaders

The Blues front row line up this week reunites Pauliasi Manu with James Parsons and Ofa Tuungafasi against the Crusaders in the Investec Super Rugby clash at Eden Park on Saturday night.

16 MAY 2018

Umaga and MacDonald to lead Blues in 2019

Tana Umaga will have his role as Blued Head Coach extended by a further 12 months and that Tasman Makos Head Coach and former Crusaders Assistant Coach, Leon MacDonald will join the Blues in 2019 as Assistant Coach.

News

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 […]

07 Jul 2015

No ordinary school camp

60 secondary school rugby players gathered at Mount Albert Grammar School last week for five days of personal development, training and position-specific coaching with the Blues High Performance team.  The players came from all over our region for the 2015 Blues Under-18 Development Squad Camp, arriving to get a taste of professional rugby training and […]

07 Jul 2015

Moala’s try on debut

In the last two weeks, we’ve seen 14 Blues men selected for representative teams.  Four Blues players were named in the line up for the Maori All Blacks against Fiji, five Blues were selected to play for the Barbarians, and another five were named in the All Blacks squad for the recent historic tussle against […]

06 Jul 2015

Five Blues in All Blacks to play Samoa

Five Blues players have been included in the All Blacks team for their historic test against Samoa in Apia this week.

02 Jul 2015

College players selected for Blues U18 Camp

Leading college players selected for Blues Under-18 Development Camp

01 Jul 2015

Blues News: Edition 21

This week’s Blues News features some exciting events coming up for Under-18s as well as the departure of one of the Blues’ icons

30 Jun 2015

Four Blues Selected for Maori All Blacks

Four Blues players have been included in the Maori All Blacks named to play Fiji and New Zealand Barbarians in July.

23 Jun 2015

Umaga named as Head Coach for the Blues

Current Counties Manukau coach and former All Black captain, Tana Umaga will be the new head coach for the Blues.

21 Jun 2015

NZ U20s take World Cup win

Young Blues players helped New Zealand reclaim the World Rugby Under-20 championship for the first time in four years when beating England with a 21-16 win in Italy on Sunday (NZT). Scoring two tries to one, New Zealand were 10-11 down at half-time, but came out and in a powerful five minutes after the break […]