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 Jun 2016

Coaches in June window

The June international window is an opportunity for a number of our players to gain crucial international experience. It’s also a time for our coaching staff to observe other rugby teams, coach national sides and develop their own skill set before the final three rounds of regular competition. Paul Feeney has been working with the […]

14 Jun 2016

Coastguard fundraiser

The Blues are proud to support Coastguard, the charity that’s saving lives at sea.  To serve a city surrounded by water, Coastguard needs to be on their game. 24/7, 365 days a year Coastguard volunteers are out on the water helping stranded boaties and rescuing people in danger.    The team does an amazing job […]

08 Jun 2016

Players go international

The June international window is giving Blues players a chance to represent New Zealand and other nations in tournaments all around the world. The outstanding Ioane brothers left the Blues squad at the end of April to join the Sevens world and to compete in the Paris and London legs of the HSBC World Rugby […]

08 Jun 2016

Two forwards sign for 2017

The Blues Super Rugby organisation has today announced that Counties Manukau lock Jimmy Tupou will join the club in 2017. Tupou will be joined by former Blues Under-18 player Alex Hodgman, with both players moving back north from the Crusaders. Tupou, 23, has earned 25 Super Rugby caps for the Crusaders since 2013 and played […]

08 Jun 2016

Northland Barbarians to take on Blues

The Northland Rugby Union has announced it will host the Blues who will play against a Northland Barbarians team this month. The Investec Super Rugby Championships takes a break during June for the international window, with the Blues however in full training, and using the game to kick-start the final three matches in the competition-proper. […]

03 Jun 2016

Countdown begins for Blues v Lions

The much-awaited New Zealand Lions Series is just 12 months away, after the milestone was marked with a ceremony at Eden Park. The Blues region plays host to the Lions for their two opening matches next year – against the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians at Whangarei on 3 June and the Blues at Eden Park […]

01 Jun 2016

SBW to join Blues for 3 years

The Blues are excited to welcome Sonny Bill Williams to the club for the next three years. This was announced by New Zealand Rugby today with Williams to commit to the All Blacks and to the Blues through to the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Blues Head Coach Tana Umaga said Williams’ influence will be significant […]

29 May 2016

Four Blues named in ABs

Prop Ofa Tu’ungafasi is one of six newcomers named in the All Blacks for the three June internationals against Wales in New Zealand. Ofa is one of four Blues named by the All Black selectors today, joined by Jerome Kaino, Charlie Faumuina and Patrick Tuipulotu. Also George Moala is on stand-by as injury cover for […]

28 May 2016

Blues just miss out in Round 14

It may have been billed as the match between the top and the bottom of the New Zealand Conference, but they were difficult to separate when the Crusaders edged the Blues 21-26 at Eden Park. The home side displayed a rock-solid and aggressive defence which shock the Crusaders through much of the first half, stopping […]

28 May 2016

Sacred Heart storm ahead

A dominant Sacred Heart side stormed ahead to a 40 – 13 victory over Kelston at Eden Park tonight, acting as the KFC Curtain Raiser for Blues v Crusaders.  The opening half was an evenly matched affair. Both Kelston and Sacred Heart got underway with a try-a-piece in the opening 15 minutes. Sacred Heart’s kicking […]

26 May 2016

KFC Curtain Raiser: Kelston v Sacred Heart

Kelston Boys’ High School First XV will meet Sacred Heart College First XV at Eden Park this Saturday (28 May), playing the KFC Curtain Raiser ahead of Blues v Crusaders. Come on down to the garden for the 5.05pm kick-off and then stay on for the big showdown at 7.35pm. KELSTON TEAM LIST: 1 Abraham Falani  […]