16 Nov 2015

Alistair Rogers

Blues Coaching Debut: 2016 Other Coaching Roles: Director of Rugby, Ballina Rugby Club, Ireland (2003-2004); SPOT Defence Coach, Honda Motor Company, Japan (2013-2015); Assist Defence Coach, Hurricanes (2013-2014); All Blacks Performance Analyst (2008-2015) Welsh-born Rogers was a flanker for Aberavon, Neath and Ebbw Vale before heading to New Zealand in 1999 to play for Wellington club side […]

21 Feb 2018

Blues Day Out – brought to you by BNZ

Blues Day Out, brought to you by BNZ. Head to Suburbs Rugby Club on Saturday 3rd March for your chance to meet players from the 2018 team before they head to South Africa. The BNZ Signing Session will take place midday to 1pm with the team available for autographs and photos. Following the signing session, stick […]

19 Oct 2016

2017

Coaches Tana Umaga, Al Rogers, Dave Ellis, Steve Jackson Manager Richard Fry

25 Nov 2015

Ashley Draper

Originally from North Devon in England, Assistant physiotherapist Ashley Draper graduated from the University of Southampton in 2000 and initially worked with the NHS and Southampton Football Club before moving to New Zealand in 2004. He took up the role of head physiotherapist with the Northland Rugby Union before joining North Harbour for the 2011 […]

14 Dec 2017

Westie Pies pre season vs Hurricanes

Thursday, 15 February 2018 Kick off 4pm Hosted by North Harbour & Mahurangi Rugby Club Venue: Warkworth A&P Showgrounds Entry by gold coin donation The Blues will play the Hurricanes at Mahurangi Rugby Club on Thursday 15 February, with both teams embarking on their Super Rugby season the following week… read more.

25 Nov 2015

Troy Webber

Troy Webber is the technical expert providing the Blues coaches and players with video footage and analysis of their own and the opposition’s game performances. Troy spends countless hours breaking the game down into numerous aspects to identify any advantages or weaknesses and to give the Blues an edge over opponents. Holding a Bachelor of […]

01 Sep 2016

2016

Coaches Tana Umaga, Al Rogers, Glenn Moore, Paul Feeney Manager Richard Fry Captain James Parsons Player of the Year James Parsons 2016 was a year of progressive development for the Blues team, moving from the side’s headquarters at Unitec to a new, purpose-built facility at Alexandra Park. Head Coach Tana Umaga guided a shift in performance levels in […]

22 Aug 2016

How do I get in to a member’s lounge?

The Blues Club Lounge located in the West Stand is open to all 8-game Platinum and Gold members. For comfort and safety, the maximum number of people allowed in the lounge at any one time, is 600. If you’re a member all you need to do is show your membership card to the person on […]

23 May 2018

Leon MacDonald Excited By Blues Challenge

The 56-Test All Black, and current Tasman coach Leon MacDonald is already excited about his move to the Blues for the 2019 Super Rugby season. Leon was named last week as the assistant coach for the Blues under coach Tana Umaga for 2019. In fact he played for the Crusaders in 2003 Super Rugby final, […]