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 Mar 2012

Late penalty seals victory for Development Team

The Blues Development team came from behind to beat the Chiefs Development team 40-37 in Thames on Saturday.

03 Mar 2012

Injury update

The Blues’ 29-14 loss to the Chiefs at Waikato Stadium last night has been compounded by the news Rudi Wulf and Jerome Kaino will not travel to South Africa with the team this afternoon.

02 Mar 2012

Blues squad to tour South Africa

Ma’a Nonu is set to make his first appearance for the Blues offshore after being named in the 26-man squad to tour South Africa.

02 Mar 2012

Blues Development Team to face Chiefs

After a blistering start to their campaign with a 51-7 over the Crusader Knights, the Blues Development team want to make it two from two when they face the Chiefs Development team tomorrow in Thames.

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.