15 Feb 2016

Movers & Shakers

Pita Ahki

Debuting in 2013 with the Blues, Pita showed impressive footwork and ball skills, making
him a dangerous attacking threat. A member
of the New Zealand Sevens team at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Pita’s speed and one-on- one defence are hallmarks on his game. At the end of 2015, Pita announced that he would be signing with the […]

28 Feb 2018

Tuipulotu, Kaino & Tupou return

The Blues will name a largely unchanged side to host neighbours and perennial rivals, the Chiefs in their first home game of the Investec Super Rugby season at Eden Park on Friday. All Black Patrick Tuipulotu, who came off the bench in the narrow loss to the Highlanders in Dunedin last week, will get his […]

15 Feb 2016

Player history

Simon Hickey

Captain of both the King’s College 1st XV and 1st XI, Hickey was a New Zealand Schools rugby representative and also won the Gillette Cup player of the year twice (the mark of supremacy for high school cricket in New Zealand). In his first year out of school, Hickey was named Auckland Club Rugby Player of the […]

26 Feb 2018

Blues Support Pacific Disaster Fund

The Blues players are getting in behind the relief fund in the Pacific in the wake of Cyclone Gita. They are encouraging fans to join them in supporting Red Cross in a special appeal to aid families in the Pacific Islands who are most in need. Red Cross will stage an appeal at the Blues […]

21 Jan 2016

Barfoot & Thompson Mate’s Rates Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions The promoter is Blues Limited Partnership (‘’The Blues’’) The promotion period is 8.30am Monday 18th January until 5pm Thursday 25th February 2016. To enter the Trip to Wellington Promotion (‘Promotion’), entrants must purchase a Blues 3-game membership package (‘Membership Package’) before 5pm on 25th February 2016 and type in the code “BARTHO” […]

Benji Marshall

Born in Whatakane in the eastern Bay of Plenty, Benji Marshall moved to Australia at the age of 15 to take up a rugby league scholarship at Keebra Park State High School on the Gold Coast. He made his first class debut for the Wests Tigers in 2003 and went on to play 201 games […]

21 Feb 2018

Team Named
for Investec
Super Rugby
opener

A bunch of All Blacks mixed with daring debutants will open the Blues Investec Super Rugby season against the Highlanders in Dunedin on Friday. Head coach Tana Umaga today named six current and three former All Blacks in his squad for the opener at Forsyth Barr Stadium, while there are four players to make their […]

Tom Donnelly

The former All Black lock Tom Donnelly added plenty of experience to the Blues squad in 2014 in the absence of senior locks Ali Williams and Anthony Boric. Donnelly made his Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders in 2004 and earned the first of his 15 All Blacks Test caps against Australia in 2009. After […]