Male Sa’u

Male Sa’u played for Counties Manukau for the first Air New Zealand Cup in 2006 and played 18 times for his province. He also earned selection for NZ Under-19 and Under-20 national teams. For the 2008-2009 season, Sa’u joined Yamaha Jubilo team and has played in Japan since, with now over 50 games there. Sa’u qualified […]

08 Feb 2017

Photos: Blues Big Day Out

The Blues will stage their final pre-season match against the Chiefs as a free community game at the Suburbs Rugby Club in West Auckland on Friday 17 February. Be there: click for details.

Matt Vaega

Outstanding and consistent form for the championship-winning North Harbour side, has earned Matt Vaega his third year with the Blues. Young midfield back selected for Wider Training Group in 2015, and in as an injury-replacement in 2016, playing five games for the Blues over the two seasons. He played for NZ Schools in 2012 and […]

01 Feb 2017

Join us this weekend for the Blues Big Day Out

You’re invited to our free family fun day this weekend at Alexandra Park, followed by our pre-season match against the Hurricanes. From midday Saturday, 4 February 2017, we’ll be hosting the Blues Big Day Out, a free family fun day brought to you by BNZ. Highlights include: Live music by international performer Lee Gray, a […]

Ihaia West

The Hawkes Bay native attended Napier Boys’ High School where he first found the sport. He was selected for NZ Under 20 team in 2012 and was one of the Hawkes Bay Magpies’ stars in 2013, the same year that he was selected for the Maori All Blacks tour of North America. His performance during […]

Lolagi Visinia

Lolagi Visinia has been turning heads with his pace and mature kicking game ever since high school. The Kelston Boys’ High School graduate started out with his school’s First XV, where he made the NZ Secondary Schools squad and helped the team to a national top four position in 2011. Soon after, Visinia was recruited […]

01 Feb 2017

Photos: Blues’ Samoa announcement

Check out these photos from the Blues media conference at Samoa House, where we announced our historic Investec Super Rugby Championship match in Apia. On Monday, Blues Chief Executive Michael Redman, and Samoan Prime Minister and Chairman of the Samoan Rugby Union, the Hon Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, announced that our home game against the […]

Namatahi Waa

Namatahi Waa has gained experience at both the club and Mitre 10 Cup level up in Northland, earning a spot with the Taniwhas in 2014. The prop was also a member of the Blues Development team in 2014 and 2015.