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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

12 Dec 2016

Blues open home for first pre-season game

The Blues first pre-season game against the Hurricanes in February will be a home game, in every sense. We’re opening the gates and inviting families to the Blues Big Day Out on Saturday 4 February. The event, starting at midday, will be held at the Blues High Performance Centre at Alexandra Park, with the Blues […]

22 Dec 2016

Gus Collins wins Kirk Award

He may have hung up his boots long ago but Blues legend Justin “Gus” Collins’ impact is still being felt in New Zealand rugby. That’s why he was awarded the New Zealand Rugby Players Association (NZRPA) Kirk Award at the recent NZ Rugby Awards for his outstanding contributions on behalf of fellow professional players, on […]