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

17 Nov 2015

2016 Blues season finalised

The Blues are ready for a stellar Super Rugby season following the confirmation of our 2016 draw, including kick-off times and venues for rounds 7, 10 and 15.

16 Nov 2015

Super Rugby centurion to play for the Blues

All Black loose forward Tanerau Latimer will return to Super Rugby in New Zealand with the Blues.

13 Nov 2015

Blues region players selected for NZ U20 camp

The Blues would like to congratulate the Under 20 players from the Blues region who have been selected for the New Zealand Under 20 Development Camp. 50 young players were selected for the camp which will take place in Palmerston North from 27 November to 2 December. Sam Ulufonua, Auckland (Blues Under 20 and Emerging […]

13 Nov 2015

Blues region players selected for NZ U20 camp

The Blues would like to congratulate the Under 20 players from the Blues region who have been selected for the New Zealand Under 20 Development Camp.

10 Nov 2015

2016 True Blues memberships now live

2016 True Blues membership are now live!   We’ve got a new coach, new players and new rewards for our loyal True Blues members. True Blues members will have access to the following pack of benefits:   1. Members only entrance points at Eden Park 2. Members lounge access for 8 game members 3. Blues […]

04 Nov 2015

In the gym with Dolph & Patty

Steven Luatua and Patrick Tuipulotu have been joining teammates and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Jason Price at Health & Sport Fitness Club for gym workouts. We catch up with our 2016 leaders to see what they’re doing to return to the Blues squad fit and firing for the coming pre-season.  

04 Nov 2015

Now and then: John Afoa

The former Blues prop John Afoa explains what rugby is really like in the northern hemisphere ñ and when he’s planning to return to his roots down south.

04 Nov 2015

Spotlight on halfbacks

Three players have been named to fill the pivotal #9 spot. We take a look at the players who’ll be linking our forwards and backs in 2016.

30 Oct 2015

Kaino, Faumuina, Mealamu to play RWC Final

The All Blacks have named 2016 Blues captain Jerome Kaino to start in this Sunday’s Rugby World Cup 2015 Final (Kick-off 5am NZT) against Australia at Twickenham, London. Kaino will be joined by Charlie Faumuina and Keven Mealamu who will support from the bench. The side is the exact same 23 who took to the […]

30 Oct 2015

Kaino, Faumuina, Mealamu to play RWC Final

The All Blacks have named 2016 Blues captain Jerome Kaino to start in this Sunday’s Rugby World Cup 2015 Final against Australia at Twickenham, London.

29 Oct 2015

Rare opportunity to join the Blues

The Blues welcomes applicants for the position of Commercial Manager. This is a rare opportunity to join a values driven, internationally recognised brand where you will play a key role in the transformation of the club. Reporting into the Chief Executive and representing a key leadership role within the organisation, you will have responsibility for […]

28 Oct 2015

2016 Blues Squad announced

The Blues have named a largely home-grown squad with returning stars and a heavy accent on youth for the 2016 Super Rugby campaign. The Blues squad for 2016 is: FORWARDS Hookers: James Parsons (North Harbour), Matt Moulds (Northland), Quentin MacDonald (Tasman) Props: Nic Mayhew (North Harbour), Sam Prattley (Auckland), Charlie Faumuina (Auckland), Ofa Tu’ungafasi (Auckland), […]