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

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 […]

15 Dec 2016

Photos: Mt Victoria workout

Take a sneak peek at the team’s pre-season training session atop Auckland’s Mount Victoria, and also check out this short video from the day.

14 Dec 2016

Photos: Ludus Magnus workout

Check out these pictures from the Blues’ brutal pre-season training session at Ludus Magnus School of Training in Auckland, and see our week 1 pre-season wrap-up video for more.

25 Jan 2017

Photos: Blues/U17s Skills Session

On day two of the Under 17 Development Camp, Blues players took time out of pre-season training to lead position specific skills sessions with the young players.

12 Dec 2016

Future Blues get taste of pro rugby

Blues stars of the future were greeted by some of the club’s current best and brightest on day one of the 2017 Under 17 Development Camp. 46 promising young rugby players from around Northland, North Harbour, and Auckland visited the Blues High Performance Centre on Saturday 10 December, where they were given their first taste […]

29 Nov 2016

Early call for reinforcements

The Blues have called on a number of replacement players to fill the void in the early stages of the Investec Super Rugby pre-season. All Blacks do not join Super Rugby squads until January, while Maori All Blacks also make a later start, and some players are still rehabbing from injuries. There are seven players […]

01 Dec 2016

Hosts Up First At Brisbane Rugby Tens

The Blues will take on hosts the Reds in front of a packed-out Suncorp Stadium in their first match at February’s Brisbane Global Rugby Tens. The opening match of Pool B – the third match of the opening day on Saturday February 11 – will be the latest chapter in a rivalry that harks back […]