29 Nov 2016

Open Training Session in Manukau

Watch the Blues train at the Manukau Rugby Football Club, then join the team for an autograph-signing session afterwards.

Melani Nanai

Melani came into the Blues via the club system, rather than the usual college or age-group representation, playing for Manukau Rovers under the watchful eye of Frank Bunce. Not only did this fast and elusive outside back gain a starting spot with the Blues in his first full season, he also won 2015 Rookie of […]

02 Aug 2016

1999

Coaches Jed Rowlands, Mac McCallion Manager Derek Samson Captain Robin Brooke Player of the Year Carlos Spencer Super coach Henry departs for Wales  At the end of the 1998 seaso,n Auckland and the Blues lost the coaching expertise of Henry. For the Blues, this coincided with a five-year slump that was not arrested until 2003, by which time Henry had […]

13 Feb 2017

Team List

15 Aug 2018

Daniel Halangahu to join Blues coaching team

Experienced Super Rugby player and coach, Daniel Halangahu will follow his North Harbour coach Tom Coventry to join the Blues for the next two years. Halangahu will complete his third year as an assistant coach with North Harbour before joining the Blues as the specialist Skills and Lead Backs Coach. The 34-year-old played 74 games […]

29 Jan 2016

BNZ – Tile 4

02 Aug 2016

1998

Coaches Graham Henry, Mac McCallion Manager Rex Davy Captain Michael Jones Player of the Year Eroni Clarke Blues structure changes  In 1998, major changes were made to the geographical make-up of both the Blues and the Chiefs. Counties Manukau became part of the Waikato-based club, while North Harbour and Northland (previously under the Waikato Chiefs umbrella) headed north to […]

29 Nov 2016

Open Training Session in Waipu

Watch the Blues train at the Waipu Rugby Club, then join the team for an autograph-signing session afterwards.

Sam Nock

Sam played three seasons for St Kentigern College, captaining them to both a national and World Schools crown in his senior year. The halfback from Northland was selected for the New Zealand Secondary Schools team in 2014, playing in wins over Fiji and Australia, Sam made his debut for Northland in 2015, playing in all 10 […]