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

16 Mar 2016

Doc graduates to teacher

Every Super Rugby team doctor is required to hold a Level 3 certification in Immediate Care. In layman’s terms, the doctors need to competently assess and deal with on-field emergencies like spine injuries, haemorrhage, fractures and dislocations, and airway obstructions from trauma. The qualification is compulsory, but not many in New Zealand Rugby have the […]

16 Mar 2016

Tirimoana win with Westie Pies

The first winning school for the Westie Pies Grab a Game competition has been announced. Tirimoana School was announced as the first winner of the $1,000 sports gear prize at a special school assembly last Thursday afternoon. Blues players Michael Little, Tevita Li and Matt Vaega were on hand to congratulate the school and hand […]

16 Mar 2016

Facebook hits 200k

Over the weekend, we hit a massive milestone. Our Facebook Likes tipped over the 200k mark, which means we have 200,000 Blues supporters from all over the world! To celebrate, we’ve got an exclusive Super Bang Bang tee-shirt to give away, plus some Blues merch. To win the prize pack, all you’ve got to do […]

16 Mar 2016

Round 3 Big Shot winners

Last Friday night’s game, that granted the Hurricanes their first win of the season, was a hard fought battle in more ways than one. Off-field, there was another competition heating up – the Blues Big Shot Challenge, backed by TAB. Punters from Eden Park, throughout Auckland and across New Zealand were guessing each place kick […]

12 Mar 2016

Injury ends season for Lam

The Super Rugby Championship season is over for promising Blues winger Ben Lam. The Blues and All Blacks Sevens player has ruptured the Anterior Cruciate Ligament of his right knee which will require surgery. Lam re-damaged his knee during training this week, and scans have confirmed the ACL rupture, which will mean he will be […]

11 Mar 2016

Blues close to stealing win

The Blues camped inside the opposition 5m mark for the final few minutes, but came up agonisingly short, to lose 23-19 to the Hurricanes at Eden Park. A crowd of over 20,000 watched as a courageous Hurricanes held on, after conceding three penalties virtually on their goal-line, after the final whistle had sounded. Despite down […]

11 Mar 2016

KFC Curtain Raisers result

The Blues v Hurricanes game was launched with an exciting 1A competition between St Peter’s College and Massey High School tonight, with St Peter’s pulling off a late minute win 14-13.  It was round two of the KFC Curtain Raisers, where local high school first xv teams duke it out on Eden Park prior to […]

10 Mar 2016

KFC Curtain Raisers: St Peter’s v Massey

This Friday night’s KFC Curtain Raiser will be an Auckland Secondary School preseason trial match between St Peter’s College and Massey High School. The team lists are as follows Massey High School Gafatasi Fuimaono Christain Lemalu Grecia Taele Sone Teo Teruki Dunn Christain Lio-Willie Nathan Vaatausili Jaco Mapu Anthony Naititi Nikau Drage Sam Samu Sebastian […]