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

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 […]

14 Apr 2016

Settled look to Blues side

There is a settled look to the Blues side for their Investec Super Rugby match against the Sharks at Eden Park on Saturday. There are only two changes from the side that lost narrowly to the Chiefs last weekend. Lolagi Visinia returns from injury to regain his place at fullback, with his kicking game considered […]

14 Apr 2016

JP on Round 8

15 Apr 2016

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13 Apr 2016

Blues saddened by passing of Haiu

New Zealand Rugby today joined with the Blues and Auckland Rugby players, coaches and management to express their sadness with news of the passing of former Blues and Auckland player Kurtis Haiu. Kurtis had been suffering from a rare form of bone cancer which prematurely ended his promising rugby career. He played 53 times for […]