13 September 2021

Eighteen from Blues region in national u18 selections

7 September 2021

MacDonald extends tenure at the helm

30 August 2021

New Super Rugby Pacific format

1 September 2021

Laybuy Partners with the Blues

17 Aug 2021

Umaga steps away to pursue his family business

17 Aug 2021

Umaga steps away to pursue his family business

Blues Defence Coach Tana Umaga will take a break from professional rugby coaching to focus on his new family business. Umaga, who has played an integral role in the Blues coaching staff since 2016, said it had been a difficult decision to leave the club after initially signing a multi-year contract extension with New Zealand […]

07 Jul 2021

Taranaki hooker Riccitelli to move north

Taranaki hooker Ricky Riccitelli will move north to play his Sky Super Rugby for the Blues from 2022. The 26-year-old, who has 71 caps for the Hurricanes under his belt, has signed to the Blues for two years. Riccitelli, the former New Zealand Under-20 representative, has seen limited playing time in the 2021 Super season, […]

21 Jul 2021

Tuipulotu signs for Blues and New Zealand Rugby until 2025

Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman winning captain and All Blacks lock, Patrick Tuipulotu has inked a long-term deal with New Zealand Rugby and the Blues, which will see him leave for a playing sabbatical in Japan before returning home. 28-year-old Tuipulotu has signed a long-term contract through to 2025 for both club and country – the […]

25 Jun 2021

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman champions honour award winners

Ebullient loose forward Tom Robinson has been awarded the Mealamu Medal as the Blues club person of the year. The Northlander, a fan favourite with his energetic displays and flaming long red hair, matched this with strong leadership off the field to earn the honour of Blues Club Person of the Year at the Blues […]

17 Jun 2021

Team named for Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final

Blues boast virtually unchanged side for Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final The Blues have virtually an unchanged side to take on the Highlanders in the Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final at Eden Park on Saturday. Coach Leon MacDonald said he is pleased to have a settled look to his side for what is a special […]

10 Jun 2021

Force standing in the way of place in final

The Blues have named a settled look to their line-up for the all-important final round of Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman. They return home to rugby’s sacred home of Eden Park to host the Western Force set for a 7.05pm kick-off on Saturday night. A win with a bonus point will confirm a home final for […]

17 Jun 2021

nib teams up with the Blues for another three years

The Blues and leading health insurer, nib New Zealand (nib) have today announced the extension of their long-standing partnership for a further three years. The renewal will see nib retain its status as Principal Partner of the Blues until 2024, marking a decade of support of the Blues players, the club, its fans and the […]

02 Jun 2021

Full strength squad named for crucial Reds clash

The Blues will have a full deck of cards in hand for their pivotal clash against the Reds in Brisbane in the penultimate round of the Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman on Friday night. They have six All Blacks in their starting line-up led by captain Patrick Tuipulotu who has come off the bench in the […]

27 May 2021

Blues named for crucial Brumbies clash at Eden Park

The Blues are under no illusions about the challenge facing them from the Brumbies in the third-round clash of Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman at Eden Park on Saturday. With the top two teams to qualify for the final, the Blues will be chasing victory to remain in the title hunt, with the side focussed on […]

12 May 2021

Eight Blues players selected for New Zealand Under-20 squad

Eight players from the successful Ganellen Blues Under-20 squad have been selected for the New Zealand Under-20 squad announced today. They include Blues Super Rugby pair of hooker Soane Vikena (Auckland) and outside back Jacob Ratumaitavuki-Kneepkens (Taranaki). The other six players were also part of the Ganellen Blues Under-20 side that competed in the national […]

20 May 2021

Return to Garden of Eden for Super Rugby and Olympic Sevens

The Blues return to their fortress of Eden Park to host their first Australian opponents in over a year when they meet the NSW Waratahs in the Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition on Saturday. It is the centrepiece of an exciting afternoon of rugby with the All Blacks Sevens men and Black Ferns Sevens women […]

11 May 2021

Triple treat at Eden Park on Saturday 22 May

There is a triple treat for rugby fans when Trans-Tasman rugby returns to Eden Park next weekend. The Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman kicks off with the Blues hosting the exciting young Waratahs line-up on Saturday 22 May. To spice up the rugby rivalry across the Tasman, the All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens will […]