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

18 Aug 2015

All Blacks analyst to join Blues

All Blacks Performance Analyst Alistair Rogers will become the new Assistant Coach for the Blues. Rogers, who has been with the All Blacks for the last seven years, was today named to join new Head Coach Tana Umaga for the next two years at the Blues. He has had a special focus on opposition analysis […]

13 Aug 2015

Woodcock holds starting spot for ABs

Tony Woodcock will hold his starting position for this Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup decider between the All Blacks and Australia at Eden Park. Woodcock, who started in last week’s opening Bledisloe Cup test in Sydney, will see two of his Blues teammates take the bench. Jerome Kaino has moved to the reserves and is joined there […]

13 Aug 2015

Now and then: Anthony Boric

You might have seen him on the sidelines at Eden Park this season. Two metres tall, dressed in suit and tie, providing commentary to SKY Sport and sharing his knowledge of the game. It’s easy to forget that only two years ago, this same commentator was donning the Blues jersey himself and running on to […]

13 Aug 2015

The Sports Scientist

New Zealand is almost synonymous with rugby, the black jersey being a symbol of ferocity and stature on the rugby field and the All Blacks holding the number one position in world rankings for 10 years. Look a little closer and you’ll see the increasing number of international players and staff who have chosen to […]

13 Aug 2015

Hola Argentina

It’s a good time to be a rugby fan in Argentina. The South American country was added to the Rugby Championship in 2012, their national team the Pumas are preparing for this year’s Rugby World Cup, and from 2016 onwards, an Argentinian side will join the Investec Super Rugby competition. Blues High Performance Manager Tony […]

06 Aug 2015

Kaino back in black

Jerome Kaino returns to the starting line up of the All Blacks for this Saturday’s test against Australia, joining prop and Blues teammate Tony Woodcock. This will be the deciding test for the Rugby Championship as well as the opening of the Bledisloe Cup and will be held at ANZ Stadium in Sydney. All Blacks […]

29 Jul 2015

Now and then: Steve Devine

The Blues have known few rugby players as tenacious as Steven Devine. On the field, he was willing to throw himself into every tussle over the ball and had laser-sharp accuracy in passing. These days, Steve’s time is broken up between working, spending time with his two sons and heading out for a spot of […]

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, […]