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

30 Apr 2014

Blues team to face Reds

Blues head coach Sir John Kirwan has made just one injury-enforced change to the starting XV for Friday’s clash with the Reds at Eden Park (kick-off 7.35pm).

30 Apr 2014

Francis Saili in doubt for Reds clash

Blues midfielder Francis Saili is in doubt for Friday’s match against the Reds at Eden Park after limping out of training today.

25 Apr 2014

Blues notch up victory over Waratahs

The Blues put a week of off-field distractions behind them with a character filled 21-13 victory over the Waratahs at Eden Park tonight.

24 Apr 2014

100 years of club rugby honoured in curtain raiser

To celebrate 100 years of club rugby at Eden Park, two of the city’s oldest clubs will play in the curtain raiser to the Blues v Waratahs match at the ground tomorrow afternoon.

23 Apr 2014

Blues team to face the Waratahs

Blues head coach Sir John Kirwan has made four changes to the starting XV for Friday night’s ANZAC day clash with the Waratahs at Eden Park (kick-off 5.35pm).

23 Apr 2014

Hickey to captain New Zealand Under 20s

Blues first five-eighths Simon Hickey has been named to captain the New Zealand Under 20 team at this year’s Junior Rugby World Cup.

23 Apr 2014

The Blues and Benji Marshall to part ways

New Zealand Rugby and the Blues have today agreed and confirmed the terms of Benji Marshall’s release from his Investec Super Rugby contract.

19 Apr 2014

Blues smashed by Hurricanes

The Blues’ poor away form continued as they suffered a 39-20 defeat to the Hurricanes at Westpac Stadium on Friday night.

18 Apr 2014

Nonu ruled out of Hurricanes clash

Ma’a Nonu has been ruled out of tonight’s match against the Hurricanes through injury.

17 Apr 2014

New names set to take the field in Super Rugby

When New Zealand’s five Investec Super Rugby teams run on to the field for their Round 15 matches in May, every side will feature an entire squad of new names.

17 Apr 2014

Noakes ready to take his opportunity

Reinstated first five-eighths Chris Noakes is determined to seize his opportunity when the Blues face the Hurricanes at Westpac Stadium tomorrow night in what shapes as a crucial match for both sides.

17 Apr 2014

Tom McCartney signs with Irish side Connacht

Blues hooker Tom McCartney has signed a three year deal with Irish Pro12 side Connacht and will join his former Auckland and Blues coach Pat Lam in Galway at the conclusion of the ITM Cup.