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

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.

13 Jan 2014

VIDEO: Sir Graham Henry pleased with first week

The Blues are just one week into training in 2014 but Sir Graham Henry is already impressed by what he’s seen from a number of new faces to the team.

09 Jan 2014

VIDEO: Placemakers challenge at Unitec

Which Blues player is the best with a hammer and a saw? Find out as the team took part in the PlaceMakers challenge at Unitec last month, building a stool and picnic table!

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.

07 Jan 2014

VIDEO: The Blues training at Ludus Magnus

Before the Christmas break the Blues headed along to Ludus Magnus gym for one of their toughest training sessions yet.

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.

19 Dec 2013

Boxing at Shane Cameron Fitness

The Blues headed along to Shane Cameron Fitness on the North Shore for a punishing boxing session last week, check it out…in super slo-mo!

19 Dec 2013

VIDEO: The Blues at the Kidz First Christmas Party

The Blues headed along to SKYCITY last week to spread some Christmas Cheer at the Kidz First Christmas Party!

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.

10 Dec 2013

VIDEO: field-based conditioning session

The Blues continued their demanding pre-season training schedule with another challenging field-based conditioning session: