12 JUN 2018

No break and earlier start for Super Rugby in 2019

The tournament’s 15-team, three-Conference format remains the same. Each team plays 16 regular season conference matches that include eight matches within their own Conference (home and away) and four matches against teams from each of the other Conferences (home or away). Each team also has two byes.

WED 06 JUN 2018

Tumua Manu From Samoa to Super Sub

Exciting winger Tumua Manu has more than seized his chance of playing for the Blues, now with three appearances in Super Rugby and he has scored a try in each of those three games.

01 JUN 2018

Sonny Bill Williams has Knee Surgery

Sonny Bill Williams - Knee Surgery

31 MAY 2018

LINE-UP: Blues vs Rebels at Eden Park this Saturday

Blues vs Rebels at Eden Park this Saturday

12 JUN 2018

Mahurangi to host Backyard Battle

The Blues along with the provincial teams from Northland, North Harbour and Auckland, will take part in a special Backyard Battle at Mahurangi Rugby Club on Wednesday 20 June.

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 […]

17 Feb 2016

#SuperBangBang

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. […]