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

05 Feb 2014

All Blacks return to face Waratahs

A trio of All Blacks have been named in the Blues team to take on the Waratahs in a pre-season trial in Sydney on Friday night (kick-off 9.30pm NZT).

04 Feb 2014

Hayden Triggs called into Blues squad

Former Maori All Black lock Hayden Triggs has been called into the Blues squad to replace Culum Retallick.

03 Feb 2014

Marshall pleased with first hit-out for Blues

Benji Marshall made an impressive start to his Blues career on Saturday, playing 40 minutes against the Hurricanes in a pre-season trial. We caught up with Marshall to find out how he enjoyed his first game of union in over 10 years

03 Feb 2014

KFC announces Super Rugby sponsorship

KFC today announced its sponsorship of the five New Zealand Super Rugby teams in this year’s Investec Super Rugby competition, which kicks off on February 15.

02 Feb 2014

Kirwan gives Blues tick of approval despite loss

Blues head coach Sir John Kirwan gave his side and new recruit Benji Marshall a big tick of approval following their pre-season hit-out against the Hurricanes in Masterton on Saturday.

01 Feb 2014

Late try sinks Blues in Masterton

A late try to lock James Broadhurst snatched a 38-35 victory for the Hurricanes over the Blues in an encouraging first pre-season hit-out in Masterton today.

31 Jan 2014

Q&A with Benji Marshall

On the eve of Benji Marshall’s first game for the Blues, we caught up with him to find out how he’s handling the nerves, adapting to rugby union and what his expectations are for the game against the Hurricanes.

30 Jan 2014

nib backs the Blues

Two days out from their first pre-season match of the year, the Blues 2014 season is shaping up well both on and off the field following the announcement of a major sponsorship deal with nib today.

30 Jan 2014

Benji Marshall to start at 10 for the Blues

Star recruit Benji Marshall has been handed the number 10 jersey for the Blues’ opening pre-season match against the Hurricanes in Masterton on Saturday.

29 Jan 2014

Nonu motivated to perform for the Blues

Ma’a Nonu re-joined the Blues squad yesterday along with the rest of the All Blacks, and while an injury will delay his return to the field, he’s excited about being back at the franchise.

28 Jan 2014

Blues fan photoshoot competition!

Calling our most passionate Blues fans! We’re looking for a few fans to feature in our billboard campaigns and press ads for the upcoming season.

17 Jan 2014

Doorey excited by wealth of backline talent

The excitement in Grant Doorey’s voice is palpable. On a scorching hot day on Waiheke Island, the Blues assistant coach looked on as the backs ran through their attacking strike moves.