21 Feb 2018

Team Named
for Investec
Super Rugby
opener

The Blues backline looks full of attacking flair, including Rieko Ioane, Matt Duffie, Sonny Bill Williams and George Moala, who cemented the Blues' victory at the recent Brisbane Global 10s.

23 Feb 2018

Blues U20s to Play Chiefs

The side for tomorrow’s match also includes current Blues player Caleb Clarke who is returning from a successful campaign with NZ 7s.

13 Feb 2018

Don’t Miss A Thing

The 2018 season was officially launched in Auckland yesterday at a special event featuring the Kiwi hip-hop sensation Kings, with the artist also releasing his track Play the Game, which heroes this season’s campaign and features on his second album.

12 Feb 2018

Umaga praises Brisbane 10s champions

Head coach Tana Umaga was delighted with the contribution of his young players, and how the experienced players stood up in claiming the Brisbane Global Tens title.

5 Feb 2018

Spencer joins Blues for Brisbane 10s

All Blacks Akira Ioane and George Moala join guest star Carlos Spencer in the Blues team to contest the Brisbane Global 10s tournament this weekend.

News

02 Mar 2012

Blues rolled by Chiefs

The Blues were handed a master class in how to play wet weather rugby on Friday night as they were smashed 29-14 by the Chiefs at Waikato Stadium.

01 Mar 2012

Coach’s Corner

Like all Blues supporters we were very disappointed not to get the result against the Crusaders last Friday.

29 Feb 2012

Charlie Faumuina ruled out of Chiefs clash

Blues prop Charlie Faumuina has been ruled out of Friday night’s local derby against the Chiefs with a medial ligament strain.

28 Feb 2012

Blues Development team smash Crusader Knights

While the Blues v Crusaders match was a tense, close encounter the same could not be said when their development teams met, the Blues Development securing a comprehensive 51-7 victory over the Crusader Knights.

27 Feb 2012

Nonu relishing fresh challenge with the Blues

World Cup winning second five-eighths Ma’a Nonu made a surprise appearance at Eden Park on Friday night. www.theblues.co.nz caught up with him to find out about his experience in Japan and what he’s expecting in his first season with the Blues

27 Feb 2012

Little errors cost us: Lam

Blues head coach Pat Lam conceded little errors, ball security and indiscipline at crucial stages of the match cost his side an invaluable victory against the Crusaders at Eden Park on Friday night.

25 Feb 2012

Crusaders hold on to clinch thriller

One fingertip. That’s all that came between the Blues and a famous victory at Eden Park on Friday night as the Crusaders held on to win 19-18 in an enthralling season opener.

24 Feb 2012

Hobbsy back in Blue

Lying on an operating table in Los Angeles having a 25mm screw inserted into his spine to fix a fractured vertebrae, promising youngster Michael Hobbs contemplated that his career as a professional rugby player may well be over.

24 Feb 2012

World Cup heroes back on Eden Park

The euphoria of World Cup glory at Eden Park just four months ago is still in the air, but tonight marks a new beginning as the Blues and Crusaders kick-start Investec Super Rugby 2012.

23 Feb 2012

Blues Development Team to face Crusader Knights

Blues Development team head coach Jeff Wilson has named an experienced and exciting lineup to face the Crusader Knights on Friday afternoon at Waitemata Rugby Club (kick-off 4.00pm).

22 Feb 2012

Coach’s Corner

It’s fair to say everyone’s really excited the season has finally rolled around. For some of the players it’s been the longest break they’ve had in the last few years.

22 Feb 2012

Hobbs to start at 10 against Crusaders

Michael Hobbs has edged out All Black star Piri Weepu and young gun Gareth Anscombe to start at first five-eighths for the Blues in their season opener against the Crusaders at Eden Park on Friday night (kick-off 7.35pm).