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

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.

27 Oct 2015

BNZ and the Blues join forces

The Blues are excited to announce a new banking partnership with BNZ starting in 2016. It’s a partnership that will benefit Blues members and supporters as well as BNZ’s customers. BNZ will be proudly displayed on the Blues’ collar during next year’s season and closely linked with the Blues’ Open Day and Member’s Lounge. BNZ […]

27 Oct 2015

BNZ and the Blues join forces

The Blues are excited to announce a new banking partnership with BNZ starting in 2016.

23 Oct 2015

Mealamu to extend record in semi-final

Keven Mealamu is set to extend his record as the most capped All Black hooker this weekend when the All Blacks play South Africa in the 2015 Rugby World Cup Semi-final at Twickenham, London this weekend. Jerome Kaino will be starting blindside flanker, while Mealamu and Charlie Faumuina will support from the bench. The game […]

23 Oct 2015

Mealamu to extend record in semi-final

Keven Mealamu is set to extend his record as the most capped All Black hooker this weekend when the All Blacks play South Africa.

21 Oct 2015

The Top 7 spots for summer training

The sun is out, the evenings are long, the days are getting warmer and by the end of November, the 2016 Blues squad will have arrived for pre-season training. To celebrate, we thought we’d share the team’s 7 favourite* training sites around the region – each making the most of our unique, mountainous terrain or […]

21 Oct 2015

Tana ready to coach in 2016

A few weeks ago, our Principal Partner nib invited Tana and Blues to a special luncheon at SKYCITY. It was an opportunity for local media, sponsors and invited guests to meet the new Head Coach of the Blues and hear of his plans for the 2016 season. For those who’ve tracked Tana’s post-playing career, he’s […]

21 Oct 2015

Now and then: Joeli Vidiri

“Give me hope Joeli!” The crowds at Eden Park would chant the song, waiting for the magic moment when the Fijian winger would snatch the ball and sprint down the side of the field to touch down in the corner. Joeli Vidiri was an undisputed crowd favourite, known for his stunning tries and ability to […]

21 Oct 2015

Tana ready to coach in 2016

Hear direct from Tana as he prepares to tackle his most important coaching role to date.

21 Oct 2015

Now and then: Joeli Vidiri

Joeli was back in the news earlier this year when he received a long-awaited kidney transplant. We talk to the former Blues winger about his new lease on life.

21 Oct 2015

The Top 7 spots for summer training

The wet, cold and long winter is coming to a close. So get outside, enjoy the sun and make the most of our region’s best training grounds