16 Mar 2016

Round 3 Big Shot winners

Last Friday night’s game, that granted the Hurricanes their first win of the season, was a hard fought battle in more ways than one. Off-field, there was another competition heating up – the Blues Big Shot Challenge, backed by TAB. Punters from Eden Park, throughout Auckland and across New Zealand were guessing each place kick […]

12 Mar 2016

Injury ends season for Lam

The Super Rugby Championship season is over for promising Blues winger Ben Lam. The Blues and All Blacks Sevens player has ruptured the Anterior Cruciate Ligament of his right knee which will require surgery. Lam re-damaged his knee during training this week, and scans have confirmed the ACL rupture, which will mean he will be […]

11 Mar 2016

Blues close to stealing win

The Blues camped inside the opposition 5m mark for the final few minutes, but came up agonisingly short, to lose 23-19 to the Hurricanes at Eden Park. A crowd of over 20,000 watched as a courageous Hurricanes held on, after conceding three penalties virtually on their goal-line, after the final whistle had sounded. Despite down […]

11 Mar 2016

KFC Curtain Raisers result

The Blues v Hurricanes game was launched with an exciting 1A competition between St Peter’s College and Massey High School tonight, with St Peter’s pulling off a late minute win 14-13.  It was round two of the KFC Curtain Raisers, where local high school first xv teams duke it out on Eden Park prior to […]

10 Mar 2016

KFC Curtain Raisers: St Peter’s v Massey

This Friday night’s KFC Curtain Raiser will be an Auckland Secondary School preseason trial match between St Peter’s College and Massey High School. The team lists are as follows Massey High School Gafatasi Fuimaono Christain Lemalu Grecia Taele Sone Teo Teruki Dunn Christain Lio-Willie Nathan Vaatausili Jaco Mapu Anthony Naititi Nikau Drage Sam Samu Sebastian […]

09 Mar 2016

Faumuina to start Friday

World Cup winning All Black Charlie Faumuina makes his first start of the Investec Super Rugby Championship for the Blues against the Hurricanes at Eden Park on Friday. In a planned return, Faumuina has come off the bench in the opening two games, but will join Ofa Tu’ungafasi and James Parsons in the front row. […]