11 APRIL

All Blacks return to take on Chiefs

All Black props Karl Tu’inukuafe and Ofa Tuungafasi return to the starting line-up for Saturday’s clash against Investec Super Rugby neighbours, the Chiefs in Hamilton on Saturday.

9 APRIL 2019

Super 7 extend their stay

Seven Blues players, with 218 Super caps between them, will extend their stay at the club.

4 APRIL 2019

virtually unchanged side to host Waratahs

3 APRIL 2019

BLUES AND WARRIORS TRIBES UNITE

28 MARCH 2019

Strong display earns Tuipulotu start

A powerful display off the bench last week has earned All Black Patrick Tuipulotu a start for the Blues in their Super Rugby clash against the Stormers at Eden Park on Saturday.

28 Mar 2019

Strong display earns Tuipulotu start

A powerful display off the bench last week has earned All Black Patrick Tuipulotu a start for the Blues in their Super Rugby clash against the Stormers at Eden Park on Saturday. Tuipulotu, who announced he is returning for the Blues and New Zealand Rugby next year, is one of only two changes to the […]

28 Mar 2019

Papalii and Tuipulotu extend their stay

The Blues and New Zealand Rugby have landed two key player signatures with All Blacks Dalton Papalii and Patrick Tuipulotu committing their immediate futures to the Super Rugby side and NZR. Twenty-one-year-old loose forward Papalii, who made his All Blacks Test debut on the Northern Tour last year, has extended his stay at the Blues […]

20 Mar 2019

Coaches reward performance vs Highlanders

The coaching staff at the Blues have rewarded good form in naming their starting line-up to host the Highlanders at Eden Park on Friday. There are only three changes from the team that prevailed over the Sunwolves before the break for the bye, which means the bench will include four All Blacks to add real […]

13 Mar 2019

BLU v HIG Boot Drive

When we return to Eden Park on Friday, 22 March to take on the Highlanders, we’re holding a boot drive. Together with BNZ, major partner of the Blues and Best Foot Forward, we’ll be collecting pre-loved rugby boots at the game. For each pair of rugby boots you donate, you’ll get one free kids Bronze (GA) […]

07 Mar 2019

Key players return, Harbour stars start

The Blues welcome two long term injured players to add spark to the team to take on the Sunwolves at QBE Stadium in North Harbour on Saturday. Loose forward Blake Gibson will make his first appearance, starting on the openside flank after being sidelined with long term injury. His return allows All Black Dalton Papalii […]

27 Feb 2019

Kids tickets free for QBE

Our game against the Sunwolves on 9thMarch, sees the Blues return to QBE Stadium after a 2-year hiatus. To celebrate our return, we’re offering all children 13 years and under, a free Bronze (GA) ticket to the match.  It’s going to be an epic night for kids. Harbour Rugby and Marist Rugby Club have teamed up […]

21 Feb 2019

Nanai joins Ioane with 50 Super caps

After coming off the bench in the season opener, the Blues welcome three All Blacks into its starting line-up to take on the Sharks in Durban on Sunday (NZ time). Props Ofa Tuungafasi and Karl Tu’inukuafe join Sonny Bill Williams in the run-on side for the second round of the Investec Super Rugby, following their […]

01 Mar 2019

Strong combination for big test in South America

The Blues have named a strong combination to take on the Jaguares at Buenos Aires on Sunday (NZ time). Coach Leon Macdonald is looking for a more accurate and physical performance from his side after the loss to the Sharks in Durban last week. “We trained very well last week and spoke about our accuracy […]

20 Feb 2019

Blues & MIT sign partnership agreement

No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.  That’s the culture Manukau Institute of Technology’s School of Sport lives by and the approach MIT is taking into its new partnership with the Blues.  “At tertiary level, there’s no one forcing you to turn up every day. We want to […]

20 Feb 2019

Nanai makes UK move at season’s end.

Blues winger Melani Nanai, 25, has signed a three-year contract to continue his rugby career in UK and will play for the Worcester Warriors in the Gallagher Premiership next season. The elusive-running winger/fullback has earned 48 caps for the Blues since his debut in 2015 and played 35 times for Auckland including in the successful […]

14 Feb 2019

Akira Ioane chalks up 50th cap for Blues

While just 23 years of age, outstanding No8 Akira Ioane will celebrate his 50thgame for the Blues in Saturday’s Investec Super Rugby opener against the Crusaders at Eden Park. Ioane has showed his resilience in amassing 48 Super games and the memorable win over the Lions, playing in every Super game for the Blues over […]

18 Apr 2019

Unchanged Blues focus on fitting reward for talisman Parsons

Irrepressible hooker James Parsons is set to become just the sixth Blues player to earn 100 caps for his club when they take on the Highlanders in the Investec Super Rugby clash in Dunedin on Saturday. Parsons, 32, has been named to start in what will be his 100thcap for the club and 98thin Super […]