Charles Piutau

A rapid rise to a world-class performer Charles was a Blues try-scoring machine and one of the most elusive players in New Zealand rugby. Charles made his All Black debut in 2013, earning 16 caps for the national side. The Tongan native also played Under-20s with his home country before pledging allegiance to New Zealand. […]

08 Dec 2017

It’s a Tight Five For 2degrees

2degrees will be the exclusive telecommunications partner for all five New Zealand teams competing in the Investec Super Rugby competition from February 2018. 2degrees CEO Stewart Sherriff says the sponsorship is a positive reflection of the company’s national capability. “This is a significant sponsorship for 2degrees, we think it’s a great metaphor for our growing […]

Cam Goodhue

Cam Goodhue has played Sevens and the NPC for Northland, but also has experience with the Canterbury side. He earned one cap for the Blues while providing injury cover in 2012. In 2013, he left New Zealand to play one season with Worcester and then London Welsh before a recurring back injury curtailed his rugby career. […]

Dan Pryor

The Auckland-born loose forward made his provincial start with Northland and his Super Rugby start with the Blues in 2012. He has since made his home down south with the Highlanders, beginning in 2015. Dan is also a Maori All Blacks representative.

07 Dec 2017

Draw Places Blues in Pool A

Brisbane Global Rugby Tens Pool A features this year’s surprise package the Panasonic Wild Knights from Japan’s Top League alongside the Melbourne Rebels, Queensland Reds and Blues. That draw sets up a fitting rematch between the Blues and Reds following their 17-17 draw at this year’s inaugural tournament. Blues Head Coach, Tana Umaga, said “We’re […]

Liaki Moli

Liaki Moli represented New Zealand at Under-17, Secondary School and Under-20 age groups and in 2010 was the NZRU’s Age Grade Player of the Year. A string of injuries delayed his Super Rugby debut until 2012 and 2013 was a frustrating season for him due to limited game time, but Moli made a strong impact […]

01 Dec 2017

Pulu Leads Blues for 2018

Halfback Augustine Pulu will captain the Blues in the 2018 Investec Super Rugby Championships. Coach Tana Umaga said Pulu, along with previous captains Jerome Kaino and James Parsons, form part of the senior leadership group. “Both James and Jerome are sidelined for some time from surgeries and I wanted our captain to take the reins […]

Francis Saili

A physical player who consistently broke the line and who earned an All Black selection in 2013, one year after making his Blues debut. Francis is the younger brother of former Blues player Peter and he brought a commanding presence to the Blues backline, destroying oppositions. At the end of the 2015 season, Francis signed […]

29 Nov 2017

VIDEO: RIEKO IOANE 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

Rieko Ioane has been awarded Breakthrough Player of Year at the 2017 World Rugby Awards held in Monaco. World Rugby Video: Awards Reaction