Akira Ioane

The strapping loose forward made his debut for the Blues in 2015 in the opening game of the Investec Super Rugby, and after coming in as a replacement player, he went on to earn nine caps, six of them as a starter. Ioane, who was born in Japan, has rugby in his blood with his […]

21 Jun 2018

Win a double pass to All Blacks vs Australia

On Friday 29 June the Blues take on the Reds at Eden Park. It’ll be a big night for our legendary # 6, Blues player number 116, Jerome Kaino. 14 years after his debut on Eden Park against the Reds as a fresh faced 20 year old in 2004, he will play his 137th match for […]

02 Aug 2016

2001

Coaches Frank Oliver, John Kirwan, Mark Graham Manager Sean Fitzpatrick Captain Robin Brooke Player of the Year Xavier Rush Oliver steps in at 11th hour  With former coach Gordon Hunter battling the cancer that would ultimately claim his life, assistant coach Frank Oliver had to step into the breach at the last moment and only found out the day the […]

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. He’s played four Super Rugby games and has scored a try in three of those games. Tumua, who stands 1.83m and 97kgs, is a former Samoan age representative who decided to try his chances in New Zealand Rugby in 2015. He […]

29 Nov 2016

Open Training Session in Manukau

Watch the Blues train at the Manukau Rugby Football Club, then join the team for an autograph-signing session afterwards.

22 Aug 2016

Is the use of public transport included in my Blues Club memberships?

Yes, by showing your membership card or match ticket you can access public transport (trains and special event buses) to and from Blues home games. In match week visit at.govt.nz for more information.

02 Aug 2016

2000

Coaches Gordon Hunter, Frank Oliver Manager John Kirwan Captain Robin Brooke Player of the Year Robin Brooke Identifiers dropped from NZ Clubs  The regional identifiers were dropped from all New Zealand clubs in 2000, leaving the teams identified as the Blues, Hurricanes, Chiefs, Crusaders and Highlanders.  Hunter and Oliver take over  With Gordon Hunter and Frank Oliver taking the […]

Matt Johnson

Matt is a midfield back who has played both for the Auckland and Waikato age grade teams, was spotted by NRL scouts playing for St Peters College at rugby and moved to Melbourne Storm. He returned to play for the Suburbs club in Auckland before moving to Southland in 2015 to mix studies at the […]