15 May 2016

Blues outclassed in driving rain

The Blues came to the high veldt of South Africa looking for a rock-hard ground and dry conditions for running rugby. They came away out-classed in all aspects of the game on a miserably wet night at Emirates Airline Stadium in Johannesburg, beaten seven tries to one in a 43-5 result in their Investec Super […]

12 May 2016

Faumuina to start, Bekhuis rests

The absence of enduring lock Josh Bekhuis is the notable omission from the Blues team to take on South African front runners, the Lions in Johannesburg on Sunday (NZ time). Bekhuis tweaked his calf in the win over the Kings in Port Elizabeth, with the injury not improving sufficiently to play. It will be the […]

12 May 2016

Blue Man Group at HQ

10 May 2016

Nock, Trainor named in U20s

Blues players Sam Nock (2016) and Jordan Trainor (2016) have been selected for the NZ Under 20 team to compete in the Under 20 World Championship in Manchester this coming June. Dalton Papali’i (Auckland and Blues U20/A) and Hapakuki Moala-Liava’a (North Harbour and Blues U20s) have also been selected. While the players were notified prior […]

08 May 2016

Blues take bonus-point win

It took five minutes after the hooter for the Blues to chalk up their first bonus victory of the season with a 34-18 win over the Kings at Nelson Mandela Stadium in Port Elizabeth. A turnover five minutes after the siren had sounded and a slick back pass by Billy Guyton led to a try […]