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

29 Apr 2016

KFC Curtain Raisers: Otahuhu v Liston

Otahuhu College First XV will be playing Liston College on Saturday in the KFC Curtain Raisers, kicking-off at 2.50pm. LISTON COLLEGE 1. Trent Samuels 2. Thomas Ngatai 3. Xavier Tanginoa 4. Les Ahio 5. Dominic Laualofa-Tevao 6. Joseph Fahiua 7. Fehi Kusitafu 8. Mosese Sokiveta 9. Pita Onesi 10. Godinet Tinei 11. Connor Moors 12. […]

28 Apr 2016

Tuipulotu hopeful of return

All Black Patrick Tuipulotu is hopeful of making his return to the starting line-up for the Blues in their Investec super Rugby clash against the Rebels at Eden Park on Saturday. The Blues return from their bye week with a relatively unchanged side to take on the Australian side in their final game at home […]

27 Apr 2016

Blues on the Turf

At Blues v Rebels this Saturday, 30 April 2016, we’re introducing Blues on the Turf. This will be the first time in recent history that supporters will have the opportunity to take the field after a match at Eden Park.  Supporters will be able to enter the field of play, after the game concludes and […]

27 Apr 2016

Hira Bhana Potato Olympics

2016 marks the year of the 31st Olympic Games, the four-yearly competition that unites the world in a common pursuit of athletic and international glory. Following close behind in grandeur and tradition is the annual Hira Bhana Potato Olympics, coming to Eden Park this Saturday. The Potato Olympics have been running for three years, offering […]

22 Apr 2016

BLU v REB family special

On Saturday, 30 April, we’re inviting rugby-loving families to join us at Eden Park for Blues v Rebels. Kick-off is at the family-friendly time of 5.15pm. This week only, we’ve got an extra special ticket offer for families which includes the chance to go in draw for your children to run out with the Blues. $50 […]

20 Apr 2016

Lock signs with Lyon

At 2.02 metres tall and 116 kg, Josh Bekhuis has cast an imposing shadow across the Super Rugby competition since joining the Blues in 2015. Now, more than seven years since starting his Super Rugby career with the Highlanders, Bekhuis is set to move abroad. The lock signed a two-year contract with French club Lyon […]

20 Apr 2016

Injury Update: Round 8

We’re midway through the 2016 Super Rugby season and given the physical nature of the game, it’s no surprise that there have been a number of injury concerns as we enter the second half of competition.  Centre Rene Ranger suffered an ACL rupture to his left knee Saturday night after a tackle from Sharks counterpart […]

20 Apr 2016

Tuipulotu recommits until 2019

New Zealand Rugby and the Blues are delighted to announce that lock Patrick Tuipulotu has recommitted to New Zealand Rugby through until the end of the 2019 season. Twenty-three year old Tuipulotu, who played seven Tests for the All Blacks in 2014 and 26 games for the Blues, has been recognised for his high work […]

16 Apr 2016

Ioane sparks Blues victory

A piece of magic from teenager Rieko Ioane sparked the Blues who posted their third victory of the Investec Super Rugby Championship with a 23-18 win over the Sharks at Eden Park. The All Blacks Sevens star produced a solo try from over 40m out that gave the Blues the lead for the first time […]

16 Apr 2016

MAGS trumps Kaitaia

The build-up to Round 8’s KFC Curtain Raiser was somewhat different to a normal Auckland schools head-to-head. Kaitaia College First XV, who had travelled down from Northland, were billeted out with members of the MAGS team, continuing a recent emphasis on the relationship between Northland and Auckland  Kaitaia head coach Carl Mehana said the players […]

14 Apr 2016

KFC Curtain Raiser: MAGS v Kaitaia

Round 2 of the KFC Curtain Raisers is on at Eden Park this Saturday night, featuring Auckland 1A powerhouse MAGS and visiting Northland school Kaitaia College. Kick-off is at 5.05pm and game-day tickets include entry to both the curtain raiser and the main event, the Blues v Sharks at 7.35pm. You can get your tickets […]