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

16 Mar 2016

Doc graduates to teacher

Every Super Rugby team doctor is required to hold a Level 3 certification in Immediate Care. In layman’s terms, the doctors need to competently assess and deal with on-field emergencies like spine injuries, haemorrhage, fractures and dislocations, and airway obstructions from trauma. The qualification is compulsory, but not many in New Zealand Rugby have the […]

16 Mar 2016

Tirimoana win with Westie Pies

The first winning school for the Westie Pies Grab a Game competition has been announced. Tirimoana School was announced as the first winner of the $1,000 sports gear prize at a special school assembly last Thursday afternoon. Blues players Michael Little, Tevita Li and Matt Vaega were on hand to congratulate the school and hand […]

16 Mar 2016

Facebook hits 200k

Over the weekend, we hit a massive milestone. Our Facebook Likes tipped over the 200k mark, which means we have 200,000 Blues supporters from all over the world! To celebrate, we’ve got an exclusive Super Bang Bang tee-shirt to give away, plus some Blues merch. To win the prize pack, all you’ve got to do […]

16 Mar 2016

Round 3 Big Shot winners

Last Friday night’s game, that granted the Hurricanes their first win of the season, was a hard fought battle in more ways than one. Off-field, there was another competition heating up – the Blues Big Shot Challenge, backed by TAB. Punters from Eden Park, throughout Auckland and across New Zealand were guessing each place kick […]

12 Mar 2016

Injury ends season for Lam

The Super Rugby Championship season is over for promising Blues winger Ben Lam. The Blues and All Blacks Sevens player has ruptured the Anterior Cruciate Ligament of his right knee which will require surgery. Lam re-damaged his knee during training this week, and scans have confirmed the ACL rupture, which will mean he will be […]

11 Mar 2016

Blues close to stealing win

The Blues camped inside the opposition 5m mark for the final few minutes, but came up agonisingly short, to lose 23-19 to the Hurricanes at Eden Park. A crowd of over 20,000 watched as a courageous Hurricanes held on, after conceding three penalties virtually on their goal-line, after the final whistle had sounded. Despite down […]

11 Mar 2016

KFC Curtain Raisers result

The Blues v Hurricanes game was launched with an exciting 1A competition between St Peter’s College and Massey High School tonight, with St Peter’s pulling off a late minute win 14-13.  It was round two of the KFC Curtain Raisers, where local high school first xv teams duke it out on Eden Park prior to […]

10 Mar 2016

KFC Curtain Raisers: St Peter’s v Massey

This Friday night’s KFC Curtain Raiser will be an Auckland Secondary School preseason trial match between St Peter’s College and Massey High School. The team lists are as follows Massey High School Gafatasi Fuimaono Christain Lemalu Grecia Taele Sone Teo Teruki Dunn Christain Lio-Willie Nathan Vaatausili Jaco Mapu Anthony Naititi Nikau Drage Sam Samu Sebastian […]

09 Mar 2016

Faumuina to start Friday

World Cup winning All Black Charlie Faumuina makes his first start of the Investec Super Rugby Championship for the Blues against the Hurricanes at Eden Park on Friday. In a planned return, Faumuina has come off the bench in the opening two games, but will join Ofa Tu’ungafasi and James Parsons in the front row. […]

09 Mar 2016

Rugby Fun Day

Do you have a potential future Blues player at home? The 2016 junior rugby season is approaching and its time to register. This Sunday, in an effort to help promote Junior Rugby, Keven Mealamu is taking the Rugby World Cup on a mini-tour creating a Golden Photo Opportunity for you and your family. He’ll be […]