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

27 Mar 2014

Nonu and Kaino to start against Highlanders

Ma’a Nonu, Jerome Kaino and Hayden Triggs have all been promoted from the bench to start in a strong Blues team to face the Highlanders at Eden Park on Saturday night.

26 Mar 2014

Faumuina supporting Child Cancer Foundation

He’s got one of the best beards going around, but Blues prop Charlie “Big Grizzly” Faumuina is going to shave it all off in support of the Child Cancer Foundation.

22 Mar 2014

Hickey guides Blues to victory over Cheetahs

The Blues bounced back from consecutive defeats in South Africa to overrun the Cheetahs 40-30 in a thriller at Eden Park tonight.

20 Mar 2014

Kaino and Nonu on the bench for Blues

The Blues have been bolstered by the return of World Cup winning All Blacks Jerome Kaino and Ma’a Nonu for Saturday’s match against the Cheetahs at Eden Park, with the destructive duo poised to resume their Blues careers from the reserves bench.

20 Mar 2014

Crunch time for Blues against Cheetahs

The 2014 Investec Super Rugby may be just over a month old but already the Blues are entering must-win territory as they take on the Cheetahs at Eden Park on Saturday.

19 Mar 2014

Former Blues coach Frank Oliver dies at 65

New Zealand Rugby and the Blues have expressed sadness following the death of former All Black Frank Oliver.

16 Mar 2014

Fast finishing Blues fall short against Lions

The Blues scored five tries in a spectacular 25 minute spell but it wasn’t enough to overcome the Lions as they suffered a 39-36 defeat at Ellis Park.

14 Mar 2014

Last minute victory for Blues Development

The Blues Development team kicked off their season with a last minute, 33-27 victory over the Chiefs Development team.

13 Mar 2014

Marshall to start at 15 against Lions

Benji Marshall will make his first start for the Blues when they take on the Lions at Ellis Park on Sunday morning (kick-off 2am NZT).

12 Mar 2014

Blues Development team named for first match

Blues Development coach Steve Jackson has named an experienced team for their first hit out against the Chiefs Development team at Ardmore Marist tomorrow.

11 Mar 2014

Mealamu returns home with calf injury

Blues hooker Keven Mealamu will return home to New Zealand after failing to overcome a calf injury.

10 Mar 2014

Blues mauled by Bulls

The Blues slumped to a disappointing 38-22 defeat to the Bulls in Pretoria on Sunday morning.