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

02 Mar 2012

Blues Development Team to face Chiefs

After a blistering start to their campaign with a 51-7 over the Crusader Knights, the Blues Development team want to make it two from two when they face the Chiefs Development team tomorrow in Thames.

02 Mar 2012

Blues rolled by Chiefs

The Blues were handed a master class in how to play wet weather rugby on Friday night as they were smashed 29-14 by the Chiefs at Waikato Stadium.

01 Mar 2012

Coach’s Corner

Like all Blues supporters we were very disappointed not to get the result against the Crusaders last Friday.

29 Feb 2012

Charlie Faumuina ruled out of Chiefs clash

Blues prop Charlie Faumuina has been ruled out of Friday night’s local derby against the Chiefs with a medial ligament strain.

28 Feb 2012

Blues Development team smash Crusader Knights

While the Blues v Crusaders match was a tense, close encounter the same could not be said when their development teams met, the Blues Development securing a comprehensive 51-7 victory over the Crusader Knights.

27 Feb 2012

Nonu relishing fresh challenge with the Blues

World Cup winning second five-eighths Ma’a Nonu made a surprise appearance at Eden Park on Friday night. www.theblues.co.nz caught up with him to find out about his experience in Japan and what he’s expecting in his first season with the Blues

27 Feb 2012

Little errors cost us: Lam

Blues head coach Pat Lam conceded little errors, ball security and indiscipline at crucial stages of the match cost his side an invaluable victory against the Crusaders at Eden Park on Friday night.

25 Feb 2012

Crusaders hold on to clinch thriller

One fingertip. That’s all that came between the Blues and a famous victory at Eden Park on Friday night as the Crusaders held on to win 19-18 in an enthralling season opener.

24 Feb 2012

Hobbsy back in Blue

Lying on an operating table in Los Angeles having a 25mm screw inserted into his spine to fix a fractured vertebrae, promising youngster Michael Hobbs contemplated that his career as a professional rugby player may well be over.

24 Feb 2012

World Cup heroes back on Eden Park

The euphoria of World Cup glory at Eden Park just four months ago is still in the air, but tonight marks a new beginning as the Blues and Crusaders kick-start Investec Super Rugby 2012.

23 Feb 2012

Blues Development Team to face Crusader Knights

Blues Development team head coach Jeff Wilson has named an experienced and exciting lineup to face the Crusader Knights on Friday afternoon at Waitemata Rugby Club (kick-off 4.00pm).

22 Feb 2012

Coach’s Corner

It’s fair to say everyone’s really excited the season has finally rolled around. For some of the players it’s been the longest break they’ve had in the last few years.