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

26 May 2016

Pryor gets start in settled side

Northland’s Kara Pryor comes off the reserves’ bench to make his first start in the Investec Super Rugby clash for the Blues against the Crusaders at Eden Park on Saturday. Pryor has played nine games this season as a replacement where he has made a considerable impact. He comes in to the starting line-up to […]

25 May 2016

Blues v Crusaders clash

Saturday night is chalked up to be one of the most exciting games of our season, and it’s not just because the squad is back on home soil. The annual Blues v Crusaders clash has returned to Auckland, a rivalry that spans the Super Rugby competition and brings out the best in both sides. Paul […]

25 May 2016

Post-tour Injury Report

After 22 days away from home, six flights and three bruising games, the team has returned home to begin prep for Saturday’s match against the Crusaders.  Before we hit the ground running towards one of our biggest games of the season, team doctor Stephen Kara needed to conduct a post-tour medical check. The results are […]

22 May 2016

Blues dig deep to bag 6th win

The Blues defended with pride and purpose to grab a 17-13 victory over the Force in another rain-affected Investec Super Rugby clash at nib Stadium in Perth. After racing to a 17-3 halftime lead on the back of two outstanding counter-attack tries, the Blues spent much of the second half on defence, and nearly half […]

19 May 2016

Ladies, save the date

Ladies, listen up! We’ve introduced a new membership called True Blues Sapphire. To sample the special treatment our True Blues Sapphire members receive, we have this special introductory offer; Platinum covered seat at Blues v Brumbies on Friday 8 July Platinum covered seat at Blues v Waratahs on Friday 15 July (Ladies Night) Entry to […]

19 May 2016

Bekhuis returns to bolster Blues lineout

Super Centurion Josh Bekhuis will make a welcome return when the Blues take on the Western Force in the Investec Super Rugby clash in Perth on Saturday. A calf strain sidelined Bekhuis from last week’s loss against the Lions in Johannesburg, but he returns to guide the Blues’ lineout fortunes. It is the only change […]

18 May 2016

Blues Partner hopes award will inspire

The Blues congratulate long-time partner and community man, Jason Witehira, for his recent recognition at the Aotearoa New Zealand Māori Business Leaders Awards. The New World Victoria Park owner was awarded the 2016 Outstanding Māori Business Leaders Award on Friday night (13th May) in recognition of his community and Māori engagement. Jason has been a […]

18 May 2016

Diversity and Rivalry

The Blues have one more away game against the Force this Saturday before they return for the much anticipated Blues v Crusaders clash, a rivalry that has roots as deep as rugby in New Zealand.  One of the earliest provincial rugby memories is from 1906, when Auckland defeated Canterbury 29-6 to take home the Ranfurly […]

15 May 2016

Blues outclassed in driving rain

The Blues came to the high veldt of South Africa looking for a rock-hard ground and dry conditions for running rugby. They came away out-classed in all aspects of the game on a miserably wet night at Emirates Airline Stadium in Johannesburg, beaten seven tries to one in a 43-5 result in their Investec Super […]

12 May 2016

Faumuina to start, Bekhuis rests

The absence of enduring lock Josh Bekhuis is the notable omission from the Blues team to take on South African front runners, the Lions in Johannesburg on Sunday (NZ time). Bekhuis tweaked his calf in the win over the Kings in Port Elizabeth, with the injury not improving sufficiently to play. It will be the […]