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

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 […]