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

17 May 2012

Luatua to make run-on debut against Crusaders

Steven Luatua will make his run on debut for the Blues when they take on the Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday night

17 May 2012

The Blues visit Kidz First Children’s hospital

There were smiles from ear to ear at Kidz First Children’s Hospital yesterday as half a dozen Blues players spent their morning meeting patients and staff.

17 May 2012

Munro signs for Bordeaux

Blues utility back Lachie Munro has signed with French Top 14 club Bordeaux and will depart for Europe at the end of the Super Rugby season.

14 May 2012

6 Blues players named in All Blacks training squad

Charlie Faumuina is one of six Blues players named in the 35 man All Blacks squad to attend two training camps ahead of the three Steinlager Series Tests against Ireland.

11 May 2012

Blues finally end losing streak against Lions

The Blues’ torrid run of defeats finally came to an end as they tamed the Lions 25-3 at Eden Park tonight.

10 May 2012

Faumuina emerges as All Black contender

Amidst the doom and gloom that has enveloped much of the Blues season this year, one bright light has been the dominance of the scrum, and the emergence of Charlie Faumuina as a genuine All Black contender.

09 May 2012

Head Coach position for 2013 to be advertised

The Blues franchise wishes to advise the position of Blues Head Coach for 2013 will be advertised.

09 May 2012

Injuries continue to plague beleaguered Blues

Tony Woodcock has lost his race to overcome a calf strain in time for Friday night’s clash with the Lions as more injury concerns continue to plague the beleaguered Blues.

09 May 2012

Mealamu fronts media to defend Lam

An emotional Blues captain Keven Mealamu today fronted the hordes of media that had descended on the Blues training base at Unitec to apologise on behalf of his players for the fact Pat Lam’s coaching position is being advertised.

08 May 2012

Faumuina, Braid and McCartney commit to the Blues

The Blues are delighted to announce three key players ñCharlie Faumuina, Luke Braid and Tom McCartney – have each signed two-year deals with the franchise for the next two seasons.

05 May 2012

Hurricanes heap more misery on Blues

The Blues’ wretched season plummeted to new depths on Friday night as they were thrashed by the Hurricanes 35-19 at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.

04 May 2012

Hobbs shows character to reclaim 10 jersey

Michael Hobbs has faced plenty of adversity both on and off the field this year, but he is relishing the opportunity of making his first start at 10 since round 2 this evening as the Blues take on the Hurricanes