21 Oct 2015

Now and then: Joeli Vidiri

“Give me hope Joeli!” The crowds at Eden Park would chant the song, waiting for the magic moment when the Fijian winger would snatch the ball and sprint down the side of the field to touch down in the corner. Joeli Vidiri was an undisputed crowd favourite, known for his stunning tries and ability to […]

21 Oct 2015

Tana ready to coach in 2016

Hear direct from Tana as he prepares to tackle his most important coaching role to date.

21 Oct 2015

Now and then: Joeli Vidiri

Joeli was back in the news earlier this year when he received a long-awaited kidney transplant. We talk to the former Blues winger about his new lease on life.

21 Oct 2015

The Top 7 spots for summer training

The wet, cold and long winter is coming to a close. So get outside, enjoy the sun and make the most of our region’s best training grounds

16 Oct 2015

RWC Quarter-final squad announced

Blues man Jerome Kaino will start, while Charlie Faumuina and Keven Mealamu will support from the bench in the All Blacks’ much anticipated quarterfinal against France at Millenium Stadium, Cardiff at 8am Sunday morning (NZT). The team is (with Test caps in brackets): 1. Wyatt Crockett (44) 2. Dane Coles (33) 3. Owen Franks (75) […]

16 Oct 2015

RWC Quarter-final squad announced

Jerome Kaino will be starting, supported by fellow Blues men Charlie Faumuina and Keven Mealamu from the bench

08 Oct 2015

Moore to lead Black Ferns at World Cup

Blues Assistant Coach Glenn Moore has been appointed Black Ferns Head Coach and will lead the team into the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2017.

08 Oct 2015

Blues in All Blacks’ last Pool match of RWC

Jerome Kaino, Tony Woodcock and Keven Mealamu will play in the All Blacks’ final Pool match of the Rugby World Cup 2015.

07 Oct 2015

Now and then: Doug Howlett

Most remember Doug Howlett as the curly-haired Blues winger who could zip down the side of the paddock and knock off a one-two number with his brother-in-arms Carlos Spencer. He left New Zealand in 2008 while still at the top of his game and devoted five years to the Irish club Munster, before a shoulder […]

07 Oct 2015

Moving forward: Patrick Tuipulotu

Patrick Tuipulotu has a bright career ahead. The 22-year-old lock has already earned seven caps for the national side, sparked by a break-out 2014 season with the Blues. Just like most professional rugby players, Patty’s career progression isn’t linear. While he was shining out on the field, his range of movement was hampered by a […]