19 February 2021

Teams named for final preseason hitout

18 February 2021

Chiefs to host Blues and Crusaders in game of three halves

17 February 2021

STATEMENT REGARDING COVID-19 ALERT UPDATE

17 February 2021

Former New Zealand Sevens star returns home

15 February 2021

Blues Footy Fest Cancelled

15 Feb 2021

Blues Footy Fest Cancelled

After careful consideration of all the options, the Blues have decided, for the safety of their fans, to cancel the planned Blues Footy Fest event at Eden Park this Saturday. The Footy Fest was to feature the pre-season match between the Blues and Crusaders. The match came about after the final game of the 2020 […]

15 Feb 2021

Level 3 Statement

The Blues management are currently assessing all operations given the move to Level 3.   The organisation will follow the directive issued by the New Zealand Government regarding the move in Auckland to Level 3 until midnight Wednesday and we will be holding a zoom meeting with the team and wider business today to advise […]

10 Feb 2021

New Innovations to feature in Sky SR Aotearoa

Two exciting new innovations – the goal-line drop-out and captain’s referral – will be introduced for Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa in 2021, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) confirmed today. The two law variations will be used for the first time when preseason matches begin this weekend, three weeks before the Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa season kicks […]

09 Feb 2021

CMC Markets partners with The Blues

The Blues are delighted to announce Online Trading Provider CMC Markets, signing on as a new major partner for the 2021 and 2022 Sky Super Rugby seasons. The two-year sponsorship sees CMC Markets join the Blues family as its official online trading partner. As part of the partnership with the Super Rugby organisation, the CMC […]

06 Feb 2021

Roger Tuivasa-Sheck confirms two year deal

New Zealand Rugby and the Blues have confirmed Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has signed a two-year contract that will also see him link with Auckland through to the end of 2023. The announcement comes a decade after Tuivasa-Sheck last played rugby union, a sport the 27-year-old confirmed he had always intended to play again following his illustrious […]

05 Feb 2021

Foundation sponsor remains committed

Barfoot & Thompson, foundation sponsors of the Blues since their inception 26 years ago, will continue to have their backs. The Blues long-time partners have renewed support as a back-of-jersey sponsor for the next three years. The company is the largest privately owned real estate company in New Zealand, with 75 branches throughout the Blues […]

04 Feb 2021

Eklund signed as fulltime replacement

Bay of Plenty hooker Kurt Eklund has been named as fulltime replacement for the Blues for the 2021 Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa season. Eklund will replace hooker James Parsons who last week announced his retirement on medical advice. Eklund’s outstanding performances for Bay of Plenty in 2019 led to his inclusion in the Blues team […]

28 Jan 2021

Parsons announces retirement on medical advice

Blues talisman James Parsons has today announced that he has decided to retire from all rugby. Parsons, 34, a centurion for the Blues and North Harbour along with two tests for the All Blacks, said that he is retiring on medical advice, after being out of the game for several months from a head injury. […]

28 Jan 2021

Blues join with provincial unions for revamped development programme

The Blues and the provincial unions of Northland, North Harbour and Auckland have announced plans to implement an integrated high performance pathway for rugby talent in the region. This embraces a collaborative approach in co-designing high performance processes and programmes, and leverage resources across the region with the objective of delivering enhanced long-term value in […]

22 Jan 2021

Blues Footy Fest promises fantastic fanfare

The Blues invite fans and rugby followers of all ages to kick off the 2021 season in real style at the inaugural Blues Footy Fest. The Blues Footy Fest is set for Eden Park on Saturday 20 February, and highlighted by the re-rematch against the Crusaders, after the final game of the Super Rugby Aotearoa […]

15 Jan 2021

Ganellen confirmed as development team’s naming partner

The Blues have found a kindred spirit as they plan a long-term restoration of their regional development programme. Ganellen Construction have confirmed their support as naming partner of the Blues Development teams and the soon-to-be-announced development programme. Ganellen has been operating in New Zealand for 11 years. In that time, they have been associated with […]

14 Dec 2020

Tahs and Force to visit Eden Park

The Blues are set to host the NSW Waratahs and the Western Force in Auckland in the Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition in May and June next year. New Zealand and Australia rugby unions jointly announced the draw for the trans-Tasman competition which is due to take place after two rounds of the Sky Super […]