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

06 Mar 2014

Blues name all-All Blacks front row to face Bulls

The Blues have received a timely boost of front row firepower ahead of their match against the burly Bulls on Sunday morning, with veterans Keven Mealamu and Tony Woodcock set to make their first starts for the team this season.

04 Mar 2014

Retiree joins Blues squad

At 65, Des Easden is recently retired and spends most of his time with hammer in hand, doing DIY fix-it jobs at the Mt Albert home he shares with his wife. But retirement didn’t stop Des from donning the Blues’ jersey at Eden Park over the weekend!

04 Mar 2014

VIDEO: The Blues travel to South Africa

The Blues took off from Sydney en route to Johannesburg on Sunday for a two week tour of South Africa. Check out what they got up to on the flight to the Republic

04 Mar 2014

Under 17s get their first taste of Blues rugby

42 young rugby players had their first taste of professional rugby last weekend when they took part in the 2014 Blues 17 Development Day.

03 Mar 2014

Blues squad to tour South Africa

The Blues have named a 27-man squad for their two week tour of South Africa. Sir John Kirwan’s men play the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday Sunday 4.05am NZT) before taking on the Lions at Ellis Park a week later.

01 Mar 2014

Blues hit back to defeat Crusaders

The Blues rediscovered their attacking mojo with a rousing 35-24 victory over traditional rivals the Crusaders at Eden Park tonight.

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).