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

29 Jan 2014

Nonu motivated to perform for the Blues

Ma’a Nonu re-joined the Blues squad yesterday along with the rest of the All Blacks, and while an injury will delay his return to the field, he’s excited about being back at the franchise.

28 Jan 2014

Blues fan photoshoot competition!

Calling our most passionate Blues fans! We’re looking for a few fans to feature in our billboard campaigns and press ads for the upcoming season.

14 Jan 2014

Blues on the lookout for new lock

The Blues are on the hunt for a new lock after experienced campaigner Culum Retallick was ruled out for the season with a knee injury.

14 Jan 2014

Faumuina back early and ready to rip in

He’s not due back at Blues HQ for another two weeks, but All Black prop Charlie Faumuina can’t stay away and has joined the team early to rip into pre-season training.

14 Jan 2014

Statement from Steven Luatua and the Blues

Blues and All Blacks loose forward Steven Luatua has issued an apology after his appearance in a video posted on social media.

07 Jan 2014

Tony Hanks appointed high performance manager

The Blues have appointed Tony Hanks as high performance manager. Hanks boasts an extensive coaching rÈsumÈ that includes roles with the Auckland Rugby Union, Junior All Blacks, Waikato, the Chiefs, London Wasps and the Russian national side.

21 Dec 2013

Retallick out for six months with knee injury

The Blues have been dealt a significant blow before the season has begun, with experienced lock Culum Retallick ruled out of action for six months.

18 Dec 2013

Calling all artists!

We’re looking for a passionate Blues fan who’s handy with a paintbrush and has an eye for detail to help transform our team room into a beautiful canvas.

17 Dec 2013

2014 pre-season fixtures confirmed

The Blues will play three pre-season fixtures in preparation for the 2014 Investec Super Rugby competition.

04 Dec 2013

Kirwan to guest-edit New Zealand Herald

Next Tuesday’s New Zealand Herald will be edited by Blues head coach Sir John Kirwan.

29 Nov 2013

VIDEO: Pre-season day 1 – yoyo fitness test

The Blues kicked off their first day of pre-season training with a yoyo fitness test. Check out how they got on

27 Nov 2013

Luatua, Piutau & Halai to start for Barbarians

Barbarians coach Steven Hansen has named a strong starting line-up featuring three Blues players for their clash with Fiji at Twickenham on Saturday.