Jarrod Cunningham

While Jarrod Cunningham made his Super Rugby debut with the Blues in 1996, earning 3 caps in the process, he made his biggest impact with the Hurricanes from 1997 to 1998. The fullback was a regular try scorer and eventually made his way to the London Irish then the Wasps. While in England, Cunningham was […]

10 May 2017

Tuipulotu returns to face Cheetahs

All Black Patrick Tuipulotu makes his return from injury for the Blues in their Investec Super Rugby home clash against the Cheetahs at Eden Park on Friday night. Tuipulotu has been sidelined with a back injury since the round six clash against the Force, and comes into the starting line-up with Gerard Cowley-Tuioti moving to […]

James Kerr

The winger started out his Super Rugby career with the Blues before switching allegiance to the Crusaders in 1997. He was instrumental in the Crusaders’ 1998 victory over the Blues at Eden Park in the Super 12 final, stealing the ball and scoring the game-winning try. 

17 May 2017

Blues v Stormers Super Rugby Preview

The team barely had time to enjoy last week’s decisive victory over the Cheetahs before they were on the plane to Cape Town, where they’ll face the Stormers at 5am on Saturday morning (NZ time). In stark contrast, the Stormers have enjoyed a week of rest and rehabilitation after what can only be described as […]

Dylan Mika

Dylan Mika is one of the few NZ Rugby players to represent two nations at international level: Samoa in 1994 and New Zealand in 1999. He played flanker for the Blues between 1996 and 1998 as well as 2000, interspersed with one season at the Chiefs in 1999.  It was while with the Chiefs that […]

Michael Scott

The Blues halfback joined two All Black stars Jonah Lomu and Joeli Vidiri while playing for Counties Manukau. He also played for the NZ Maori. 

05 Apr 2017

Q&A with Pauliasi Manu

Tongan-born Aucklander Pauliasi Manu is back in blue this year after a number of seasons south of the Bombays with the Chiefs. We caught up with the powerful scrummager ahead of our game against the Highlanders in Dunedin. What’s your favourite meal? A full pig on a spit, with taros and heaps of other vegetables. […]

Chris Rose

The Counties Manukau representative may have only played one game for the Blues, but he made it count scoring one of the Blues’ five tries against the Brumbies. Amazingly, the Brumbies also scored five tries but pulled ahead with two extra penalty goals.