12 Jun 2018

No break and earlier start for Super Rugby in 2019

An earlier start and no break will make for a significant change to the 2019 Super Rugby competition, announced by SANZAAR. The competition begins on 15 February 2019 with the final on Saturday 6 July, and with no June international window because of the Rugby World Cup in Japan later in the year, Super Rugby […]

12 Feb 2016

Blues in the ‘burbs – Takapuna

Bring the family, a picnic dinner and meet some of the team at our inaugural Blues in the ‘burbs brought to you by Barfoot & Thompson. You’ll be able to chat with the players and enjoy a skills and drills session and some fun games.   Our first Blues in the ‘burbs event will be […]

20 Sep 2018

NEW NZR APPOINTED DIRECTORS

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) have appointed former All Black and Auckland Rugby Coach and life-time member of Auckland Rugby John Hart, current New Zealand Rugby Board member Richard Dellabarca and current NZR Rugby Committee member and former government Minister and Cabinet member Sam Lotu-Iiga to the Blues Super Rugby Club Board. The three appointments are […]

Jordan Trainor

Jordan graduated from St Peters College in Auckland, playing for the Blues Under-18 squad in 2014.  He was a Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship winner, moving to Waikato University where he was called into the Waikato side for their Ranfurly Shield win over Hawkes Bay in 2015, and the Waikato U19 side that finished second in […]

18 Jan 2016

Pre-season: Blues v Rebels

The Blues will host the Rebels at Pakuranga Rugby Club, offering free entry to all Blues fans. Make sure you get along to Pakuranga Rugby Club well before the 5.30pm kick-off to secure your spot. Parking will be limited, so carpool with friends and grab a spot on the side of the road in Bell […]

Karl Tu’inukuafe

Karl joins the Blues for the 2019 Super Rugby season after a meteoric rise in 2018, seeing him earn a nomination as the World Rugby Breakout Player of the Year. Karl played for the Wesley College 1st XV alongside future All Black representatives Nepo Laulala, Malakai Fekitoa and Augustine Pulu. His first class rugby debut came in 2015 for […]

12 Jul 2018

Team named for Crusaders v Blues

The Blues will aim to give long-serving star Jerome Kaino a fitting send-off in his final game for the club when they take on the champion Crusaders in his last Investec Super Rugby clash in Christchurch on Saturday. Kaino, who heads to France after the season, will play his 139th game for the Blues on […]

05 Jul 2018

Team named for Blues v Hurricanes

Jerome Kaino will become the second most capped Blues player when he starts in Saturday’s Investec Super Rugby clash against the Hurricanes in Wellington. Kaino, who heads to France after the season, will play his 138th game for the Blues on Saturday, to go past Tony Woodcock, and sit second on the all-time Blues list […]