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 Feb 2014

Blues ask fans to ‘Join the game’

So from 2014 we are asking all our fans to ëJoin the game’. We’re going to be giving fans lots of ways to get involved with us, whether it’s appearing in our ads or adding their own personal image to the team poster ñ and much more besides.

27 Feb 2014

Q&A with Simon Hickey

On the eve of promising first five-eighths Simon Hickey’s first game for the Blues, we caught up with him to find out how he’s feeling

27 Feb 2014

Tuipulotu takes it in his stride

While he may not be a household name yet, Patrick Tuipulotu is without doubt a name worth remembering.

27 Feb 2014

Kirwan and Doorey re-commit to Blues for 2015

The Blues and New Zealand Rugby have re-signed Blues Head Coach Sir John Kirwan and Assistant Coach Grant Doorey for the 2015 Investec Super Rugby season.

26 Feb 2014

Blues Development squad announced

The Blues have named their 30-man training squad for the 2014 development programme.

26 Feb 2014

Simon Hickey to start against Crusaders

Promising young first five-eighths Simon Hickey will make his Super Rugby debut when he starts at 10 for the Blues against the Crusaders at Eden Park on Friday night (kick-off 7.35pm).

20 Feb 2014

Marshall on the bench for season opener

High-profile recruit Benji Marshall will make his Super Rugby debut off the bench when the Blues face the Highlanders in their season opener in Dunedin on Saturday.

18 Feb 2014

#truebluechat is back!

It’s the first week of competition for the Blues which can mean only one thing -#truebluechat is back by popular demand tonight at 7pm!

15 Feb 2014

Blues succumb to Chiefs in pre-season hit-out

The Blues suffered their third consecutive pre-season defeat, going down to back-to-back Champions the Chiefs 43-19 at Rotorua International Stadium on Friday.

15 Feb 2014

Kirwan laments individual skill

A frustrated head coach Sir John Kirwan lamented his team’s individual skill as the Blues sunk to a disappointing 43-19 loss to the Chiefs in Rotorua on Friday.

12 Feb 2014

Strong Blues team named to face Chiefs

Charlie Faumuina, Steven Luatua and Piri Weepu have been named in a strong Blues team to face the Chiefs in their final pre-season hit-out in Rotorua on Friday

11 Feb 2014

Nikoro returns from injury with confidence

If Albert Nikoro hadn’t been a high achiever in the classroom, he may never have found his way onto the rugby field.