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

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 […]

12 May 2016

Blue Man Group at HQ