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

12 Jun 2014

Blues team to face NZ Barbarians

Blues head coach Sir John Kirwan has named a side featuring an intriguing mix of experience and youthful enthusiasm for tomorrow’s clash with the NZ Barbarians at Toll Stadium, Whangarei (kick-off 6.30pm).

11 Jun 2014

World Club 10s draw released

With less than two weeks to go until the inaugural World Cup 10s kick-off in Singapore, the draw was today unveiled.

10 Jun 2014

Hickey & Li remain in NZ 20s team to face Scotland

Blues players Simon Hickey and Tevita Li are two of just three players to retain their starting spots for the New Zealand Under 20’s final pool match of the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship against Scotland tonight.

09 Jun 2014

Injury update

After a week away last week, the Blues (minus their All Blacks and New Zealand Under 20 representatives) are back at training this week to prepare for a match against the NZ Barbarians in Whangarei on Friday (kick-off 6.30pm)

06 Jun 2014

Hickey to lead NZ U20s against South Africa

Two of the Blues’ most exciting young stars will line up for the New Zealand Under 20 team to face South Africa tonight in the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship at QBE Stadium tonight.

05 Jun 2014

Tuipulotu named on All Blacks bench

Impressive young Blues lock Patrick Tuipulotu is poised to make his All Blacks debut after being named on the bench for Saturday’s opening Test of the Steinlager Series against England at Eden Park.

05 Jun 2014

Kirwan: We are not out of it yet

The Blues may be down but head coach Sir John Kirwan insists they’re not out just yet as they still cling onto hopes of making the playoffs.

03 Jun 2014

Train like the Blues with nib

Would you like to train like The Blues? Buy any nib health insurance product in the month of June and you’ll go in the draw to win a 1 hour training session with the Blues Head Trainer Wally Rifle!

01 Jun 2014

Six Blues players named in All Blacks squad

Promising Blues lock Patrick Tuipulotu has been included in the All Blacks squad for the three Steinlager Series Tests against England.

31 May 2014

Blues put Hurricanes to the sword

The Blues’ season is still alive after they defeated the Hurricanes 37-24 at Eden Park on Saturday night.

29 May 2014

Ihaia West to start at 10 against Hurricanes

Livewire first five-eighths Ihaia West will make his first Super Rugby start when the Blues take on the Hurricanes at Eden Park this Saturday.

27 May 2014

Blues Development team win big over Samoa Under 20

The Blues Development team continued their impressive form with a dominant 45-21 victory over Samoa Under 20 and Waitakere Stadium last night.