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.

14 Jan 2014

Blues on the lookout for new lock

The Blues are on the hunt for a new lock after experienced campaigner Culum Retallick was ruled out for the season with a knee injury.

14 Jan 2014

Faumuina back early and ready to rip in

He’s not due back at Blues HQ for another two weeks, but All Black prop Charlie Faumuina can’t stay away and has joined the team early to rip into pre-season training.

14 Jan 2014

Statement from Steven Luatua and the Blues

Blues and All Blacks loose forward Steven Luatua has issued an apology after his appearance in a video posted on social media.

13 Jan 2014

VIDEO: Sir Graham Henry pleased with first week

The Blues are just one week into training in 2014 but Sir Graham Henry is already impressed by what he’s seen from a number of new faces to the team.

09 Jan 2014

VIDEO: Placemakers challenge at Unitec

Which Blues player is the best with a hammer and a saw? Find out as the team took part in the PlaceMakers challenge at Unitec last month, building a stool and picnic table!

07 Jan 2014

Tony Hanks appointed high performance manager

The Blues have appointed Tony Hanks as high performance manager. Hanks boasts an extensive coaching rÈsumÈ that includes roles with the Auckland Rugby Union, Junior All Blacks, Waikato, the Chiefs, London Wasps and the Russian national side.

07 Jan 2014

VIDEO: The Blues training at Ludus Magnus

Before the Christmas break the Blues headed along to Ludus Magnus gym for one of their toughest training sessions yet.

21 Dec 2013

Retallick out for six months with knee injury

The Blues have been dealt a significant blow before the season has begun, with experienced lock Culum Retallick ruled out of action for six months.

19 Dec 2013

Boxing at Shane Cameron Fitness

The Blues headed along to Shane Cameron Fitness on the North Shore for a punishing boxing session last week, check it out…in super slo-mo!