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

11 Mar 2012

Mealamu bottling incident takes shine off win

Blues captain Keven Mealamu was hit by a bottle thrown by a Bulls fan in a sour end to an otherwise thrilling match as the Blues defeated the Bulls 29-23 at Loftus Versfeld on Sunday morning.

11 Mar 2012

Lam thrilled with victory over Bulls

Blues head coach Pat Lam had been lambasted in the press in the lead up to the game but he and his players answered their critics with a character filled performance to defeat the Bulls 29-23

10 Mar 2012

Blues Development team thrash Tonga A

The Blues Development team triumphed in an error ridden match against Tonga A, 40-3 on Friday night.

08 Mar 2012

The Nation’s Clubrooms membership

SKYCITY has been a major partner of the Blues for 15 years and now The Nation’s Clubrooms at SKYCITY is the home of the Blues.

08 Mar 2012

Blues Development Team to face Tonga A

With two games and two wins under their belt, the Blues Development team head into their first Pacific Rugby Cup match with confidence and an element of intrigue.

08 Mar 2012

Nonu and Weepu to start against the Bulls

Ma’a Nonu will debut for the Blues and Piri Weepu will make his first start when the Blues take on the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld on Sunday morning (6.10am NZT).

07 Mar 2012

Jerome Kaino will not travel to South Africa

After sustaining a left shoulder injury during last week’s match, Kaino remained in New Zealand when the rest of the team departed for South Africa in the hope he might be able to join the squad later.

05 Mar 2012

Lam: It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish

There would have been little sleep for Blues head coach Pat Lam and his troops as they flew to South Africa from Sydney yesterday pondering a disastrous start to their 2012 campaign.

05 Mar 2012

Bluebeard’s High Sea Adventure!

Ahoy me mateys! The Blues pirate Bluebeard is once again hosting a High Sea Adventure party on the Hauraki Gulf these school holidays, setting sail on Wednesday 18 April at 10.30am.

05 Mar 2012

Late penalty seals victory for Development Team

The Blues Development team came from behind to beat the Chiefs Development team 40-37 in Thames on Saturday.

03 Mar 2012

Injury update

The Blues’ 29-14 loss to the Chiefs at Waikato Stadium last night has been compounded by the news Rudi Wulf and Jerome Kaino will not travel to South Africa with the team this afternoon.

02 Mar 2012

Blues squad to tour South Africa

Ma’a Nonu is set to make his first appearance for the Blues offshore after being named in the 26-man squad to tour South Africa.