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

16 Jul 2016

Blues U18 teams to play Chiefs U18

The Blues have named two Under 18 teams to play the Chiefs at Onewa Domain on Sunday, marking the conclusion of the Under 18 camp that has been running this past week. All the players that are fit and available from camp will be playing in one of two teams, named after the mountains that […]

04 Aug 2016

Tens challenge lies ahead

  The Blues will be out to show they will be genuine contenders in 2017 when they take they next take field at the inaugural Brisbane Global Tens in February, says star forward Jerome Kaino. Played at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium on February 11 and 12, the Brisbane Global Tens features all 10 New Zealand and […]

19 Jul 2016

Big Shot winner’s kick sails wide

Blues’ centre Piers Francis seemingly had his golden boots on for Friday night’s 34-28 win over the Waratahs at Eden Park, but sadly, the same good fortune wasn’t the case for Keaton Pronk, winner of the Blues Big Shot Challenge backed by TAB. The Titirangi resident and Senior Insolvency Manager had a shot at goal […]

15 Jul 2016

Dogged defence leads to win

While dazzling attack paved the way against the Brumbies last week, the Blues earned a final victory for the season based on whole-hearted defence with a 34-28 win over the Waratahs at Eden Park. The Blues finished their first season under head coach Tana Umaga with eight wins, six losses and one draw. Umaga has […]

20 Jul 2016

Win tickets to SKYCITY Theatre

Thanks to SKYCITY Auckland, we have four double-passes to see the movie Mercenary on Thursday, July 28! To be in the draw, send us an email with your contact details by 3pm, Monday, July 25.

15 Jul 2016

Southern Cross run away with win

Friday night’s KFC Curtain Raiser was a repeat of the 2015 Auckland girls XV final between Southern Cross and Otahuhu, with Southern Cross once again proving too strong, taking the win 17-10. Initially, the game was in Otahuhu’s hands. Centre Fune Vainga scored eight minutes in to the game and the ball was steadily encroaching […]

14 Jul 2016

Southern Cross v Otahuhu

Friday night is Ladies’ Night at the rugby, which means we’re kicking things off with a girls 1st XV KFC Curtain Raiser, between Otahuhu College and Southern Cross Campus.  The curtain raiser kicks off at 5.05pm and the teams are as follows:   SOUTHERN CROSS CAMPUS 1          Luti Sikoloni 2          Theresa Tangitau 3          Lucy Teofilo […]

13 Jul 2016

Blues focussed on final round

The Blues are focussed on closing out their season on a high note in their Investec Super Rugby match against the Waratahs at Eden Park on Friday. While the team took a night off to honour their annual award recipients this week, they have quickly re-focussed in their bid for further improved form in Friday […]

11 Jul 2016

Parsons awarded MVP

Team captain James Parsons was honoured with the Most Valuable Player award at the 2016 Blues Awards, held at SKYCITY on Monday night.  The entire Blues organisation voted for the player who they judged to be the most consistent performer during the Super Rugby season. Parsons stepped up to captain the team early in the […]

08 Jul 2016

Blues beat Brumbies with 6 tries

What has been bubbling below the surface, exploded for the Blues who produced a six-try feast in their 40-15 victory over the Brumbies at Eden Park. Their first bonus-point win of the season came with tries of the highest calibre, as they ran the Brumbies off their feet in an outstanding display. The Blues bagged […]