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.

30 OCTOBER 2018

Tu’inukuafe’s rapid rise continues

All Blacks prop Karl Tu’inukuafe will officially graduate from the international newcomers’ class of 2018 as one of the world’s best.

17 OCTOBER 2018

New Coach Adds Important Skills

Experienced Super Rugby trainer Phil Healey has been named to join the Blues with coaches Tana Umaga, Tom Coventry and Leon Macdonald.

21 SEPTEMBER 2018

Brothers Ink Long Term Deals

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has announced that they have secured the key signatures of All Blacks, Blues and Auckland Rugby brothers, Rieko and Akira Ioane, who have both signed long-term contracts with the national body, their Blues club and the Auckland province.

News

15 Feb 2017

Photos: Investec Super Rugby launch 2017

As our first match of the 2017 Investec Super Rugby season draws ever nearer, media were invited to the competition’s official launch event at the SKYCITY Theatre yesterday. Players were on hand from all five of the New Zealand Super Rugby clubs, with James Parsons and exciting new signing Stephen Perofeta doing a fantastic job […]

01 Mar 2017

All Blacks return to bench against Chiefs

The Blues have named an unchanged starting line-up to meet the Chiefs in Hamilton in the second round of the Investec Super Rugby competition on Friday night. However they have named six All Blacks, a Maori All Black and a New Zealand Under-20s player to comprise the reserves bench. Pukekohe’s Jimmy Tupou will again lead […]

22 Feb 2017

Ofa talks Best Foot Forward

OFA TU’UNGAFASI TALKS… The Best Foot Forward boot recycling initiative Blues prop Ofa Tu’ungafasi played rugby in bare feet for 10 years and the first boots he ever wore were a pair he shared with an older brother for an entire season. He has no doubt the Blues Best Foot Forward initiative to recycle boots […]

21 Feb 2017

Blues v Rebels Super Rugby Preview

Home field advantage made all the difference in previous encounters between the Blues and Rebels, but will that trend continue in the first Super Rugby clash of 2017? If history is any guide – and let’s hope it’s not, as the home side has won every encounter between these two sides – we can expect […]

24 Feb 2017

U20 team named to face the Chiefs

The Blues have named an exciting team of young rugby talent to take on the Chiefs in an under-20s match this weekend at Manukau Rugby Club. Kicking off at 2:30pm Saturday, the game will feature the best of the region’s up-and-coming players, as the U20s look to impress Blues coaches and New Zealand Under 20 […]

23 Feb 2017

Photos: Blues v Rebels

Photos copyright: Photosport NZ

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]