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 Jun 2013

Blues team to face the Sharks

Blues head coach Sir John Kirwan has named his side for Sunday morning’s must-win match against the Sharks at King’s Park in Durban (kick-off 12.50am NZT).

20 Jun 2013

5 Blues players in All Blacks team to face France

Five Blues players have been named in the the All Blacks team to play France in the third and final Test of the Steinlager Series.

20 Jun 2013

Kirwan named NZ’s most trusted person

Blues head coach Sir John Kirwan has topped the latest list of the most-trusted Kiwis according to the annual Reader’s Digest Poll released today.

19 Jun 2013

Blues squad to travel to South Africa

Blues head coach Sir John Kirwan has named his 26-man squad to travel to South Africa.

17 Jun 2013

WIN tickets to The X Factor!

SKYCITY Auckland is a proud partner of The X Factor and is giving one lucky fan and three friends the chance to attend the 15 July 2013 live elimination show of The X Factor hosted by players from the Blues.

13 Jun 2013

Weepu on bench for All Blacks

Blues halfback Piri Weepu has overcome the concussion he sustained against the Highlanders to be named on the bench for the All Blacks side to face France in the second Test of the Steinlager Series in Christchurch on Saturday night.

13 Jun 2013

The Blues and ARU to be independently led

Following the recent announcement of a new Blues partnership acquiring the licence to operate and manage the Blues franchise, it has been agreed the Blues Franchise and Auckland Rugby Union will be independently led.

11 Jun 2013

Plucky Blues go down to France

A plucky young Blues outfit showed plenty of courage and fight before eventually succumbing to France 38-15 in the adidas challenge at North Harbour Stadium on Tuesday night.

07 Jun 2013

Doorey thriving at the Blues

In a coaching team featuring two knights, an All Black skills coach and a Super Rugby Championship-winning scrum coach, new assistant Grant Doorey has gone somewhat unnoticed by outsiders this season.

07 Jun 2013

Parsons to captain Blues against France

Blues hooker James Parsons will captain a new-look Blues outfit against France at North Harbour Stadium on Tuesday night (kick-off 7.05pm).

06 Jun 2013

Ranger & Mealamu on bench for All Blacks

Blues players Rene Ranger and Keven Mealamu have been named on the All Blacks bench for Saturday’s opening Test of the Steinlager Series against France at Eden Park.

06 Jun 2013

True Blue HQ Fan of the Week – Emily Whitston-Lee

This week’s True Blue HQ Fan of the Week, presented by Barfoot & Thompson, is Emily Whitston-Lee (@emwhitstonlee)