Jimmy Cowan

With over 50 caps for the All Blacks, Jimmy joined the Blues in 2015 after a two-year contract with English rugby club Gloucester. Jimmy’s competiveness, skill set and great game awareness combined with his experience added a lot to the Blues in 2015. He earned 120 Super Rugby caps, 106 of which came from playing […]

14 Mar 2018

Blues A Team vs Hurricanes

While the Blues are in South Africa preparing to play the Stormers this week, the balance of the squad and some of the regions best talent have come together for the Blues A fixture against the Hurricanes Development team in Wellington this Saturday. The A team started the 2018 campaign with a 26-all draw against […]

24 Nov 2015

High Performance Programme

The High Performance department works closely with out provincial union partners and NZ Rugby to develop players from our region to provide them the opportunity and support to transition successfully to Super Rugby. The objectives of the programme are aspiration, retain talent from our region and continue to grow our legacy of success. Tony Hanks […]

Hayden Triggs

A hard working player who was a key lineout contributor for the Blues, Triggs moved back to New Zealand after playing in Japan from 2011 to 2014. He is a former army mechanic whose athleticism and work ethic served any team well. He received 65 Super Rugby caps, a number of which he earned while […]

09 Mar 2018

All Blacks return to take on Lions

The Blues welcome back All Blacks Jerome Kaino and Sonny Bill Williams to their team to take on the Lions at altitude in Johannesburg on Sunday morning (4.15am – NZ Time). Kaino has his first start of the season after coming on as a reserve last week, while Williams returns following a leg injury that […]

21 Nov 2015

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Pita Ahki

Debuting in 2013 with the Blues, Pita showed impressive footwork and ball skills, making
him a dangerous attacking threat. A member
of the New Zealand Sevens team at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Pita’s speed and one-on- one defence are hallmarks on his game. At the end of 2015, Pita announced that he would be signing with the […]

06 Mar 2018

MEET THE “DOC”

Meet James McGarvey. He’s the new Blues’ medicine man, stepping into the shoes of the seasoned Stephen Kara, who had 10 years as the club’s doctor. McGarvey is not new to rugby. Far from it. He started back in 2003 as team doctor for (Auckland) Marist, moving to Ponsonby, then to Counties Manukau, Auckland and […]

24 Nov 2015

Hospitality

Our hospitality packages are designed to provide you with the flexibility to choose the option most suited to you, your guests and your budget. Eden Park The Chairman’s Club Level 4, South Stand • Premium hospitality option; • The Chairman’s Club offers tables of 10 or individual passes to join a mixed table; • Set […]

Simon Hickey

Captain of both the King’s College 1st XV and 1st XI, Hickey was a New Zealand Schools rugby representative and also won the Gillette Cup player of the year twice (the mark of supremacy for high school cricket in New Zealand). In his first year out of school, Hickey was named Auckland Club Rugby Player of the […]