5 DECEMBER 2018

Replacements assemble for preseason

With the Maori All Black and All Black players assembling late following their respective tours plus, a number of players coming into the preseason with injuries, opportunity is created for an extended group of players.

30 NOVEMBER

Rise Up and join us as a Blues Club member for 2019

Blues fans – it’s time to Rise Up! Memberships for the 2019 Investec Super Season are available now and we’d love you to join us.

15 NOVEMBER 2018

MacDonald to lead re-structured coaching team

Leon MacDonald has today been appointed as the new head coach on a three-year term while retaining the attack portfolio alongside Tom Coventry as the forwards coach and Daniel Halangahu as the skills and back coach. Tana Umaga will take up a two-year contract as an Assistant Coach responsible for defence.

31 OCTOBER 2018

Blues promote from within for 2019

With three exceptions, the Blues has looked to its own provincial unions and development programme to complete the line-up for the 2019 Investec Super Rugby Championship.

01 NOVEMBER 2018

Five players to watch

We’re not ones to play favourites, but here’s five players we think our fans will want to follow in 2019.

News

20 Apr 2012

Hadleigh Parkes thriving in the big smoke

As a youngster growing up on a farm in Rangatikei, an hour’s drive from Manawatu, Hadleigh Parkes was never fond of those lattÈ swilling sorts from Auckland.

20 Apr 2012

Gary Whetton elected as new Blues chairman

Today, at a special Blues Board meeting, Gary Whetton was elected as the new chairman of the Blues, following the resignation of Greg Muir earlier this month.

20 Apr 2012

Season of woe continues unabated for Blues

In what is becoming a heartbreaking habit, the Blues put themselves in a position to close out a tight game only for it to slip agonisingly out of their grasp as they were defeated 30-27 by the Highlanders in Dunedin on Friday night.

18 Apr 2012

Luke Braid to captain Blues against Highlanders

Luke Braid will become the youngest ever player to captain the Blues when he leads the side out to face the Highlanders at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Friday night (kick-off 7.35pm).

17 Apr 2012

Pat Lam shows fighting spirit

Embattled Blues head coach Pat Lam has reiterated his deep desire to lead the Blues out of their current mire and maintain his job with the franchise.

16 Apr 2012

Win tickets to Bluebeard’s High Sea Adventure

How would you like to win tickets for you and your kids to Bluebeard’s High Sea Adventure this Wednesday morning?

16 Apr 2012

All Blacks v Ireland tickets now on sale

Tickets to see the World Champion All Blacks in action for the first time since the Rugby World Cup 2011 Final are now on sale.

14 Apr 2012

Sharks feed off Blues errors

The pain continues for the Blues as they were defeated 23-29 by the Sharks at Eden Park on Friday night.

13 Apr 2012

Stepping up to fill the void

Replacing a player of the calibre of Jerome Kaino is an impossible and unenviable task for anyone, but Blues loose forward Chris Lowrey is relishing that challenge and has made an incredible fist of it so far this season.

12 Apr 2012

Sharks circling as Blues aim to salvage season

The Blues return to Eden Park on Friday night for their round eight clash with the Sharks determined to salvage their season and reignite their faltering campaign.

11 Apr 2012

Williams to come off the bench against Sharks

All Black lock Ali Williams has been relegated to the bench and outside back Lachie Munro has been axed from the 22 altogether for Friday night’s match against the Sharks at Eden Park (kick-off 7.35pm).

06 Apr 2012

Woeful Blues succumb to Rebels

The Blues slumped to their fifth defeat in six matches as they were defeated by the Rebels 34-23 in Melbourne on Thursday night.