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

08 Jan 2013

VIDEO: Pre-season training at Bethells Beach

Before the Blues headed away for the Christmas break, they finished off their final day with a brutal training session on the sand dunes of Bethells Beach.

21 Dec 2012

The Blues Big Christmas Working Bee

The Blues took time out of their hectic pre-season training schedule to roll up their sleeves and spread some Christmas cheer in West Auckland yesterday.

20 Dec 2012

VIDEO: Sprints up One Tree Hill

You’ve seen some gruelling training sessions during the Blues’ pre-season so far, but this one would have to be the toughest. Sprints….(and a lizard crawl!) up One Tree Hill.

19 Dec 2012

VIDEO: The Blues visit Crossfit NZ

?The Blues capped off their first week of pre-season training with a session at Crossfit New Zealand in Mt Wellington.

17 Dec 2012

Players share the Christmas spirit

With Christmas fast approaching, members of the Blues squad attended yesterday’s Kidz First Christmas party, hosted by SKYCITY.

17 Dec 2012

VIDEO: Pre-season training

The Blues went old school last week, running plenty of Hennie Mullers as part of their pre-season training.

14 Dec 2012

VIDEO: pre-season training at Ludus Magnus

The Blues visited Ludus Magnus gym for a gut-busting workout on day 3 of their pre-season training.

11 Dec 2012

VIDEO: Blues pre-season day 1

The Blues wasted no time ripping into training on day 1 of their pre-season, performing a yo-yo test at their training base at Unitec.

10 Dec 2012

Ali Williams to captain Blues

77-Test veteran Ali Williams will captain the Blues in 2013.

07 Dec 2012

2013 Blues Wider Training Group announced

Blues head coach Sir John Kirwan has named an exciting crop of up-and-comers in his Wider Training Group for 2013.

06 Dec 2012

Keven Mealamu to extend leave period

The Blues and New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) have today announced that All Black and Blues stalwart Keven Mealamu will extend his leave period for several weeks.

20 Nov 2012

Q&A with Head S&C Coach Wally Rifle

Wally Rifle recently joined the Blues as head strength and conditioning coach. We caught up with him to find out to find out more about his background and what he has in store for the team during the pre-season.