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

16 Apr 2012

All Blacks v Ireland tickets now on sale

Tickets to see the World Champion All Blacks in action for the first time since the Rugby World Cup 2011 Final are now on sale.

14 Apr 2012

Sharks feed off Blues errors

The pain continues for the Blues as they were defeated 23-29 by the Sharks at Eden Park on Friday night.

13 Apr 2012

Stepping up to fill the void

Replacing a player of the calibre of Jerome Kaino is an impossible and unenviable task for anyone, but Blues loose forward Chris Lowrey is relishing that challenge and has made an incredible fist of it so far this season.

12 Apr 2012

Sharks circling as Blues aim to salvage season

The Blues return to Eden Park on Friday night for their round eight clash with the Sharks determined to salvage their season and reignite their faltering campaign.

11 Apr 2012

Williams to come off the bench against Sharks

All Black lock Ali Williams has been relegated to the bench and outside back Lachie Munro has been axed from the 22 altogether for Friday night’s match against the Sharks at Eden Park (kick-off 7.35pm).

06 Apr 2012

Woeful Blues succumb to Rebels

The Blues slumped to their fifth defeat in six matches as they were defeated by the Rebels 34-23 in Melbourne on Thursday night.

05 Apr 2012

Blues chairman resigns

Blues chairman Greg Muir has announced today he will stand down from his position on the board.

03 Apr 2012

Full strength front row named to take on Rebels

Blues head coach Pat Lam finally has the luxury of naming a full strength front row for Thursday night’s match against the Rebels.

23 Mar 2012

Former teammates become adversaries

Between them, All Black stars Piri Weepu and Ma’a Nonu have notched up 195 Super Rugby caps for the Hurricanes. Yet tonight will be the very first game they have played against their former franchise as they line up for the Blues.

23 Mar 2012

Jerome Kaino says sayonara

New Zealand Rugby has acknowledged All Blacks, Blues and Auckland loose forward Jerome Kaino who today confirmed he is leaving New Zealand rugby to take up a contract with Japanese club Toyota.

23 Mar 2012

Heartbreak for Blues

Hurricanes centre Conrad Smith scored a try as the fulltime siren sounded to clinch a 26-25 victory for his side at Eden Park tonight

22 Mar 2012

Blues in must-win territory

The 2012 Super Rugby season may be just a month old but already the dreaded phrase ëmust-win’ has crept into the lexicon as the Blues know only a win will suffice against the Hurricanes on Friday night.