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

21 Feb 2013

Blues team to face Hurricanes

Blues head coach Sir John Kirwan has announced his side to take on the Hurricanes in their season opener at Westpac Stadium on Saturday night (kick-off 7.35pm).

19 Feb 2013

Introducing True Blue HQ!

All this season, Barfoot & Thompson and the Blues are giving you the chance to win great prizes by showing us how passionately you support the team in the digital space.

18 Feb 2013

The Blues and you – a special event

On Wednesday 27 February, in the lead up to the Blues first home game at Eden Park against the Crusaders, the Blues are supporting MHTNZ in an Inspiring Stories fundraising event

13 Feb 2013

Weepu to start against Highlanders

Piri Weepu will make his first appearance of the year for the Blues on Friday when they take on the Highlanders in Queenstown in their final pre-season hit-out.

12 Feb 2013

Blues out in the neighbourhood

While the Blues spent three days in Whangarei last week preparing for their victorious pre-season match against the Waratahs, the players took the opportunity to get out and about in the Northland community.

11 Feb 2013

Your chance to meet the Blues

Fans and members will have the chance to meet the full 2013 Blues squad at a special FREE open day on Sunday 17 February at the North Harbour Stadium outer oval

09 Feb 2013

Blues snatch victory over Tahs in Whangarei

A try to Peter Saili in overtime snatched a thrilling 40-36 victory for the Blues over the Waratahs in their second pre-season match in Whangarei today.

07 Feb 2013

Ali Williams returns to captain Blues

Ali Williams will captain the Blues for the first time when he leads out the side to face the Waratahs in Whangarei on Saturday in the second pre-season hit-out of the year.

03 Feb 2013

Blues young guns push Reds all the way

The Blues’ young guns pushed a Wallaby laden Reds outfit all the way in Toowoomba this evening before eventually succumbing to the 2011 Super Rugby Champions 41-35 in the opening pre-season game of the year.

03 Feb 2013

Kirwan praises courageous young Blues

Blues head coach Sir John Kirwan has praised the courage and commitment of his young outfit in the wake of their narrow 41-35 loss to the Queensland Reds on Saturday.

31 Jan 2013

Young Blues squad named to face Reds in trial

The Blues’ young newcomers will get the chance to test themselves against a powerful Reds outfit when the two sides meet for their first pre-season trial of the year in Toowoomba on Saturday.

23 Jan 2013

The Blues take unique approach to 2013 team poster

They’ve got a new-look team and a new coaching staff, now the Blues are taking a fresh new approach to their team poster ahead of the 2013 Investec Super Rugby season.