12 November 2019

Hard work edict for Blues 2020 squad

10 November 2019

Outstanding young English prospect to spend season with the Blues

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Narawa signs for 2020

Early challenges in 2020

10 Sep 2019

Early challenges in 2020

The Blues face a demanding start to their 2020 Investec Super Rugby Championship, with the official schedule released today. They face neighbours the Chiefs in the opener at Eden Park on Friday 31 January before they take up the challenge of four away games in five weeks including a two-game venture to South Africa. The […]

23 Aug 2019

Harbour duo commit to Blues

Early next season Gerard Cowley-Tuioti and Matt Duffie are in line to earn their 50th cap for the Blues, after both deciding to extend their stay at the club next season Since joining the club in 2016 Gerard and Matt have become key contributors for the club. Cowley-Tuioti played in all-but two games in 2018 and in 2019, and […]

22 Aug 2019

Tokyo Olympics beckons for Blues winger

The All Blacks Sevens’ quest for Olympic gold in Tokyo next year has been given a major boost, with exciting young Blues winger Caleb Clarke set to join the 2020 Tokyo Olympic campaign. Clarke (Blues, Auckland) will be joined by , Etene Nanai-Seturo (Chiefs, Counties Manukau), Salesi Rayasi (Hurricanes, Auckland) and Scott Gregory (Highlanders, Northland) […]

12 Jul 2019

Barrett joins for 4 Years

Two-time World Rugby Player of the Year, All Blacks first five-eighth Beauden Barrett, has announced a new deal with New Zealand Rugby (NZR), which will see him stay in New Zealand through to the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Barrett also today confirmed that not only will he stay with NZR for a further four years, […]

10 Jul 2019

UNDER 18s ASSEMBLE

50 players from 16 different schools throughout the Blues region have assembled in Auckland. Talent Identification and Development Manager for The Blues, Shane King has been impressed with what he’s seen so far “ (It’s) a quality group of young men from across the region, they have come together well, enjoyed each other’s company and […]

03 Jul 2019

Blues named in Maori All Blacks

Five players who were part of the Blues environment this season have been named in the New Zealand Maoris for home and away clashes against Fiji this month. They include Marcel Renata, No 8 Akira Ioane, halfback Jonathan Ruru, first-five Otere Black as well as Northland and Blues Injury Replacement Player Ross Wright (prop). The […]

03 Jul 2019

Six Blues named in Black

Six Blues players have been named in the initial All Blacks squad named for the opening Tests in the 2019 Investec Rugby Championship.

27 Jun 2019

Former St Kents pivot to join in 2020

Tasman and Hurricanes halfback Finlay Christie will move back home to play for the Blues starting from the 2020 Investec Super Rugby season. The 23-year-old, who is the back-up to TJ Perenara at the Hurricanes this year, has signed with the Blues for two years, joining Jonathan Ruru and Sam Nock who have both extended […]

28 Nov 2019

Carroll gets Blues call-up

Mount Maunganui lock Aaron Carroll has been added to the Blues roster for the 2020 Investec Super Rugby competition. Carroll, 26, comes in for fellow Bay of Plenty lock Baden Wardlaw who withdrew on medical grounds and has retired. Carroll played on loan for Thames Valley in 2017 before selection to the Bay of Plenty […]

21 Nov 2019

New rookie Super Rugby dream shattered

Bay of Plenty lock Baden Wardlaw has announced his immediate retirement from rugby because of an historic medical condition. The 29-year-old had realised his lifelong dream when he was named in the Blues team for the upcoming Investec Super Rugby season. However, medical checks showed that he has three fused vertebrae in his neck, and […]

19 Jun 2019

Blues Honour Season Standouts

After two years sidelined with knee reconstructions, midfielder TJ Faiane has been honoured as the Blues Most Valuable Player at the annual awards function. Faiane made an outstanding return to Super Rugby this year, starting in all-but the final match of the season, and playing in all 80 minutes in most games. It follows his […]

13 Jun 2019

Blues against Blues in France

Blues pit themselves against Blues when some noted alumni face off in the Top 14 Final in French rugby at a sold-out Stade de France this weekend. George Moala, who played 74 games for the Blues, was the standout player for Clermont Auverge in their semifinal 33-13 win over Lyon.He is joined by 61-cap Blues […]