Nic Mayhew

The young and explosive prop from Auckland’s North Shore has already played international rugby with the Harlequins in England’s Aviva Premiership. He started out with Northcote Rugby Club and soon graduated to North Harbour’s Development Squad in 2010, earning his first cap for the team that same year. Mayhew left for England in 2011, along […]

Matt McGahan

At just 22, the former Mount Albert Grammar School first five and playmaker is bringing plenty of rugby and life experience to the Blues. He captained MAGS to a national title in in 2010 and earned a spot on the NZ Secondary Schools team the same year. In 2011, McGahan – the son of former […]

17 Jan 2017

Blues welcome Georgia coaches

Georgia coach Milton Haig says the lessons learned from his visit to the Blues High Performance Centre this week would benefit the national rugby side for years to come. Since Monday, the Blues have hosted the national coach of Georgia and his staff, including forwards coach Brad Harris, defence coach Levan Maisashvili, and national academy […]

Sam Prattley

Sam Prattley is one of the Blues quiet achievers, unafraid to put in plenty of hard training to develop his skills. The Blenheim-born prop attended Nelson College, playing for the NZ U20 side in 2010, the same year as his debut for the Tasman Makos where he played 29 times. He shifted north in 2013 […]

15 Feb 2017

See Blues v Chiefs in final pre-season game this Friday

The Blues aim to light up Suburbs Rugby Club in West Auckland when we take on the Chiefs in a free pre-season match this Friday. Sponsored by Westie Pies, the pre-season game will be your last chance to see the team in action before we kick off the 2017 Investec Super Rugby Championship against the […]

Rene Ranger

Rene Ranger is one of the Blues most dynamic backs, a player with individual flare and ability to produce moments of magic from nothing. He returned from two years in France to join the Blues in 2016, but an ACL injury meant he was sidelined for much of the season. The colourful Northlander was selected […]

18 Jan 2017

Westie Pies presents Blues vs Chiefs

The Blues will stage their final pre-season match next month as a free community game. They take on the Chiefs on Friday 17 February at the Suburbs Rugby Club in West Auckland at 5.00pm. The match, sponsored by Westie Pies, is the final match before they kick-off the Investec Super Rugby Championships against the Rebels […]

Jack Ram

Jack Ram has a number of representative teams to his name. The openside flanker was born in Australia and moved to Tonga when he was three, making him eligible to represent the Pacific Island in Sevens and rugby. Ram earned seven caps for the Tonga Sevens between 2009 and 2015, helping his side make history […]

31 Jan 2017

Exciting line-up named for Brisbane Global 10s

The Blues will take a strong mix of proven and exciting talent to compete at the Brisbane Global 10s tournament. They will take a 21-strong team that includes two All Blacks, four Maori All Blacks, and three New Zealand Sevens players for the inaugural event on 11-12 February. Leading the charge is current All Black […]