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

01 Jul 2015

Blues News: Edition 21

This week’s Blues News features some exciting events coming up for Under-18s as well as the departure of one of the Blues’ icons

30 Jun 2015

Four Blues Selected for Maori All Blacks

Four Blues players have been included in the Maori All Blacks named to play Fiji and New Zealand Barbarians in July.

23 Jun 2015

Umaga named as Head Coach for the Blues

Current Counties Manukau coach and former All Black captain, Tana Umaga will be the new head coach for the Blues.

21 Jun 2015

NZ U20s take World Cup win

Young Blues players helped New Zealand reclaim the World Rugby Under-20 championship for the first time in four years when beating England with a 21-16 win in Italy on Sunday (NZT). Scoring two tries to one, New Zealand were 10-11 down at half-time, but came out and in a powerful five minutes after the break […]

21 Jun 2015

Five Blues in ABs squad

Five Blues players have been selected for the All Blacks team for the Samoa Test, Investec Rugby Championship and extra Bledisloe Cup Test as announced today. Blues Hooker Keven Mealamu, Props Charlie Faumuina and Tony Woodcock, Loose Forward Jerome Kaino and Outside Back Charles Piutau will continue their All Black careers beyond the 2015 Super […]

19 Jun 2015

Sir John Kirwan steps down as Blues coach

Blues rugby legend Sir John Kirwan has resigned his role as head coach of the organisation. Kirwan, who has been head coach for three years, has today announced that he will not seek reappointment for a further term as coach and will step aside, effective immediately. While Kirwan had put up a proposal to the […]

17 Jun 2015

Blues News: Edition 20

This week, we’re wrapping up our season with a review of the final KFC Curtain Raiser between Westlake Boys’ High School and Orewa College.  We bring you award winners and photos from the Blues Awards Dinner held at SKYCITY. There’s no denying again this season, the results have let you down. We feel your pain and want […]

17 Jun 2015

Glenn Moore to coach Black Ferns

Blues Assistant Coach Glenn Moore has been named as Head Coach of the Black Ferns for their tour of Canada. Glenn came on board with the Blues at the beginning of 2015, bringing with him 15 years of experience – especially in the role of Defence Coach. A former Mid Canterbury loose forward (1986-92), Moore […]

16 Jun 2015

Li sets new U20 record

The young Blues winger scored a hat trick during Monday night’s victory over France in the World Rugby U20 Championship semifinal.

15 Jun 2015

Blues once again in NZ U20 line-up

Young Blues players have once again proved themselves worthy of starting positions for the U20 World Cup semifinal against France.

15 Jun 2015

O’Connor Blues Most Valuable Player

Outstanding loose forward Brendon O’Connor was voted the Blues Most Valuable Player and the Players’ Player of the Year.

12 Jun 2015

Powerful Prop Tu’ungafasi Signs Again for Blues

Powerful young Auckland prop Ofa Tu’ungafasi will continue to play for the Blues for a further two years.