Gibson-Park had a difficult ITM Cup season with Taranaki and did not get a lot of exposure to game time, but when he did play he worked hard on his core role execution, which continued to improve. He was influential with the Blues from 2013 to 2015. In his second tour with the Maori All […]
01 Nov 2017
The Blues have secured some exciting new additions to boost a settled core of proven performers for their 2018 Investec Super Rugby Championship campaign. Ten current or former All Blacks are joined by some impressive 2017 Blues players to form the nucleus of the side for 2018. The Blues have also rewarded a number of […]
24 Nov 2015
The Blues High Performance department works closely with our provincial union partners and NZ Rugby in developing players from the Blues region to be ready to perform successfully in Super Rugby. The objectives of the programme are to create aspiration, retain talent in the Blues region and continue to grow our legacy of success.
With three years of Counties Manukau ITM Cup experience under his belt, Raaymakers joined the Blues for his first and only Super Rugby campaign in 2013. The strong ball carrier was a member of the New Zealand Under-20 team in 2010 and had a huge work rate on the field.
24 Jan 2018
Nearly 50 Future Blues returned to the Blues High Performance Centre for their second camp day on 19 January. In December, the 49 players from Northland, North Harbour and Auckland attended a one-day camp, along with their parents. While the focus of the first day pre-Christmas, was on the off-field components of professional rugby, the […]
21 Nov 2015
Perry has represented New Zealand at Secondary School, Under-19 and Heartland levels. The former Crusaders’ Wider Training Group member returned to rugby in 2012 after a break and showed solid form for Tasman. He played for the Blues in 2013 before transferring down to the Crusaders in 2014.
24 Oct 2017
Outstanding form in Super Rugby and the Mitre-10 Cup has been rewarded with Matt Duffie selected for the All Blacks’ Northern Tour to England, France, Wales and Scotland. Duffie is one of six Blues players selected and the only new cap among the outside backs named for the Tour. The 27 year old, who has […]
24 Nov 2015
Our hospitality packages are designed to provide you with the flexibility to choose the option most suited to you, your guests and your budget. Eden Park The Chairman’s Club Level 4, South Stand • Premium hospitality option; • The Chairman’s Club offers tables of 10 or individual passes to join a mixed table; • Set […]
Naholo burst onto the rugby scene playing sevens and has been a member of the New Zealand Sevens team. Hailing from Taranaki, the winger earned a strong reputation with his ability to strike from anywhere on the field. He was released from the Blues in 2013 and signed with the Highlanders for their Super Rugby […]