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

25 Nov 2015

Blues Under-17 squad selected

The Blues have selected 54 local players for the Under-17 squad. Notable Under-17 alumni include 2016 Blues squad members Rieko Ioane and Sam Nock.

23 Nov 2015

2016 Memberships Now Live

We’ve got a new coach, new players and new rewards for our loyal True Blues members.

18 Nov 2015

Now and then: Ben Atiga

Speaking to Ben Atiga, it’s easy to see the way he views his rugby career: a privilege. Those two words are repeated often, especially when talking about his developmental years in Auckland. It was a privilege to play for Auckland Grammar’s First XV and attend the same school as his brother – it was here […]

18 Nov 2015

Blues saddened by sudden passing of Lomu

The Blues are saddened by the sudden passing of Jonah Lomu earlier today. Blues Head Coach Tana Umaga, who played alongside Lomu at the All Blacks and the Hurricanes, said the news was a huge blow. “Right now I am deeply upset and saddened by this news,” Umaga said. “My heart-felt thoughts are with his […]

18 Nov 2015

Blues in the off-season

A number of our 2016 Blues squad will be returning from successful off-season campaigns with their respective unions or national teams. Take a look at some of our players’ results from the past few months. Finished 5th in the Championship Gerard Tuioti-Mariner – Players’ Player and Coaches’ Player of the Year Michael Little – Supporters […]

18 Nov 2015

Blues in the off-season

Our 2016 squad has been making waves across the All Blacks, New Zealand U20s and ITM Cup teams in the off-season. We look at the awards and results picked up by some of our players.

18 Nov 2015

Spotlight on loose forwards

Flankers and Number 8: three positions ready to be filled by eight talented Blues. Will the loosies be our deepest group on the paddock next season?

18 Nov 2015

Now and then: Ben Atiga

Blues captain and centre, Ben Atiga knows his roots even when he’s settled on the other side of the world. Check out where rugby has taken him.

18 Nov 2015

Blues saddened by sudden passing of Lomu

Blues Head Coach Tana Umaga, who played alongside Lomu at the All Blacks and the Hurricanes, said the news was a huge blow.

17 Nov 2015

2016 Blues season finalised

The Blues are ready for a stellar Super Rugby season following the confirmation of our 2016 draw, including kick-off times and venues for rounds 7, 10 and 15. The newly renamed FMG Stadium Waikato has been announced to host the Chiefs v Blues game on Friday, April 8 while Westpac Stadium will welcome the Hurricanes […]

17 Nov 2015

2016 Blues season finalised

The Blues are ready for a stellar Super Rugby season following the confirmation of our 2016 draw, including kick-off times and venues for rounds 7, 10 and 15.

16 Nov 2015

Super Rugby centurion to play for the Blues

All Black loose forward Tanerau Latimer will return to Super Rugby in New Zealand with the Blues.