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

13 Jan 2016

Super foods for Super Rugby

Team nutritionist, Dave Shaw, is now in his third season helping get the team on track with their diet. He’s on hand at training sessions to assist with the gruelling preseason, as well as improving body composition, which often includes packing on the muscle and dropping skinfolds To help maintain performance on the field, Dave […]

13 Jan 2016

Make the cut

We’re all about community here at the Blues and the start of a new year is always a great opportunity to connect with our fans. Last year we released a  video that was shown at each of our home games and captured our players out and about in the community. This year we want you […]

13 Jan 2016

Focus on defence

09 Jan 2016

Conditioning Games

05 Jan 2016

Blues return for 2016

After a two-week break from team training, the squad is back together at Blues HQ to continue the pre-season grind together. The morning started off with a 1200-metre Bronco running test, followed by fitness and skills training. First five speedster Piers Francis took out the post-Christmas fitness title, finishing his bronco in 4 min 29. Head […]

17 Dec 2015

Jaguares welcomed to Super Rugby

The Unión Argentina de Rugby (UAR) held a press conference today in which the Jaguares were presented as the official Argentine franchise that will compete in Super Rugby from 2016. Along with the club’s name, the UAR also unveiled the logo, jersey, team management, captain and complete squad. The team will commence training from January […]

16 Dec 2015

Blues players to the rescue

It was an Active Lifestyles week to remember for Onehunga High School student Leilani Andrew. The Year 10 joined her friends and classmates for a hike around Rangitoto Island last Friday, the same day that the Blues squad were finishing off a week’s training by running up the mountain. The students were excited to see […]

16 Dec 2015

Next generation Blues

While the squad is training full-time to get the most output before Christmas, our High Performance Team is welcoming in the next generation of developing players to the Blues community. 47 young players arrived at Alexandra Park on Saturday for the first of an initial two-day Under-17 Blues camp to introduce the talented youngsters and […]

14 Dec 2015

World Cup star Sa’u joins Blues

Japan’s World Cup star Male Sa’u will join the Blues in Super Rugby this season. The Auckland-born utility back, has signed a one-year contract to play for the Blues. The 28-year-old former Counties Manukau player is a replacement for Dan Bowden, who has been granted an early release by mutual consent to pursue rugby opportunities […]