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

21 Oct 2015

Tana ready to coach in 2016

A few weeks ago, our Principal Partner nib invited Tana and Blues to a special luncheon at SKYCITY. It was an opportunity for local media, sponsors and invited guests to meet the new Head Coach of the Blues and hear of his plans for the 2016 season. For those who’ve tracked Tana’s post-playing career, he’s […]

21 Oct 2015

Now and then: Joeli Vidiri

“Give me hope Joeli!” The crowds at Eden Park would chant the song, waiting for the magic moment when the Fijian winger would snatch the ball and sprint down the side of the field to touch down in the corner. Joeli Vidiri was an undisputed crowd favourite, known for his stunning tries and ability to […]

21 Oct 2015

Tana ready to coach in 2016

Hear direct from Tana as he prepares to tackle his most important coaching role to date.

21 Oct 2015

Now and then: Joeli Vidiri

Joeli was back in the news earlier this year when he received a long-awaited kidney transplant. We talk to the former Blues winger about his new lease on life.

21 Oct 2015

The Top 7 spots for summer training

The wet, cold and long winter is coming to a close. So get outside, enjoy the sun and make the most of our region’s best training grounds

16 Oct 2015

RWC Quarter-final squad announced

Blues man Jerome Kaino will start, while Charlie Faumuina and Keven Mealamu will support from the bench in the All Blacks’ much anticipated quarterfinal against France at Millenium Stadium, Cardiff at 8am Sunday morning (NZT). The team is (with Test caps in brackets): 1. Wyatt Crockett (44) 2. Dane Coles (33) 3. Owen Franks (75) […]

16 Oct 2015

RWC Quarter-final squad announced

Jerome Kaino will be starting, supported by fellow Blues men Charlie Faumuina and Keven Mealamu from the bench

08 Oct 2015

Moore to lead Black Ferns at World Cup

Blues Assistant Coach Glenn Moore has been appointed Black Ferns Head Coach and will lead the team into the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2017.

08 Oct 2015

Blues in All Blacks’ last Pool match of RWC

Jerome Kaino, Tony Woodcock and Keven Mealamu will play in the All Blacks’ final Pool match of the Rugby World Cup 2015.

07 Oct 2015

Now and then: Doug Howlett

Most remember Doug Howlett as the curly-haired Blues winger who could zip down the side of the paddock and knock off a one-two number with his brother-in-arms Carlos Spencer. He left New Zealand in 2008 while still at the top of his game and devoted five years to the Irish club Munster, before a shoulder […]

07 Oct 2015

Moving forward: Patrick Tuipulotu

Patrick Tuipulotu has a bright career ahead. The 22-year-old lock has already earned seven caps for the national side, sparked by a break-out 2014 season with the Blues. Just like most professional rugby players, Patty’s career progression isn’t linear. While he was shining out on the field, his range of movement was hampered by a […]

07 Oct 2015

10 for 10 with Mark Plummer

For the past 20 years, Mark Plummer has been acquainting himself with all manner of professional rugby injuries. He’s been with the Blues for the past seven years and completed his Masters during that time, researching how best to assist Jumper’s Knee issues. Today, Plums shares his top tips for keeping the team, and individual […]