Tanerau Latimer

Tanerau Latimer brings more than 10 years of Super Rugby experience to the Blues. The Te Puke born Loose Forward was a strong leader for the Chiefs from 2007 to 2014 and became a Super Rugby centurion while with the team. After the 2014 season, Latimer took up a contract with Japanese side Toshiba Brave […]

22 Feb 2017

New Blues Clubhouses for 2017

We’ve partnered up with great bars and restaurants across Auckland to ensure Blues rugby fans won’t miss a moment of the 2017 Investec Super Rugby season. We’re celebrating the launch of our Blues Clubhouses, which will be entertaining members and supporters throughout the season, before and after all our home games, as well as when […]

Tevita Li

Tevita’s raw power, skill in finding the gap and evasiveness on the field earned him a Blues debut against France in 2013 while still a student at Massey High School. He was recruited out of high school to play for North Harbour and the Blues, whereby he continued to impress with startling speed. An All […]

22 Feb 2017

Exclusive evening for Blues Club Members

On the week of our first home game of the 2017 Investec Super Rugby season, our Principal Partner, nib, has gathered together key club influencers to share their thoughts on the season ahead. Head Coach Tana Umaga, Chief Executive Michael Redman, High Performance Manager Tony Hanks, and Captain James Parsons will take part in a […]

Michael Little

The North Harbour fullback has been playing Mitre 10 Cup since 2013 and was a member of the Blues’ Development team in 2014. Little is the son of former All Black Walter Little and has international experience himself, taking part in the Fiji Under 20 camp ahead of 2012’s Junior World Championship.

21 Feb 2017

Exciting side named for season opener

There’s a new mix of power and excitement in the Blues team for Thursday’s opening match of the Investec Super Rugby competition against the Rebels in Melbourne. The front five, with only 19 Blues caps between them, have impressed in their pre-season win against the Chiefs last week. While they may have a handful of […]

Quentin MacDonald

Quentin MacDonald has the advantage of drawing on a number of international and professional rugby appearances. The Blenheim native already has experience with the Blues, earning 6 caps for our region in 2013 after spending three years with the Crusaders’ Wider Training Group. He captained the Marlborough Boys’ College First XV and helped the NZ […]

30 Jan 2017

Blues taking Super Rugby to Samoa

The Blues will take a historic first Investec Super Rugby Championship match to Samoa in June. Their home game against the Reds will be played in Apia on Friday June 2, it was announced by the Blues Chief Executive Michael Redman and Samoan Prime Minister and Chairman of the Samoan Rugby Union, the Hon Tuilaepa […]

Hoani Matenga

The Christchurch Boys’ High School old boy and Lock went down the traditional student route before earning a shot at professional rugby. Matenga graduated from Otago University in 2009, where he earned a degree in Tourism & Marketing. It was also the same year that he earned his first provincial Cup contract with Otago, followed up […]