2 September 2020

Umaga extends his coaching stay with Blues coaching team

28 August 2020

North Harbour captain returns home to sign for the Blues

Outstanding North Harbour loose forward Dillon Hunt will return home to Auckland to join the Blues in Super Rugby after four seasons with the Highlanders.

7 August 2020

Tuipulotu awarded major honours

6 August 2020

Young Canterbury lock heads north

Sights set on Gordon Hunter Memorial Trophy

News

13 Jun 2020

Full house for Season opener

The Blues has advised that there is a full house for Sunday’s Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa match at Eden Park. There will be no gate sales available and organisers advise fans to allow extra time to get to and from the game with a 3.35pm start. Blues CEO Andrew Hore said the Blues are humbled […]

11 Jun 2020

Fans asked to plan well ahead

Organisers are asking fans to be planned and leave plenty of time if they are attending Sunday’s Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa match at Eden Park. At mid-afternoon (Thursday) 34,000 seats had been sold for the first-round match between the Blues and the Hurricanes, kicking off at 3.35pm on Sunday as the first professional rugby competition […]

04 Jun 2020

Carter joins for Super Rugby Aotearoa

All Black Dan Carter has joined the Blues as an injury replacement for the Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa competition. Carter will replace utility back Stephen Perofeta who fractured a bone in his foot during training which will rule him out most of the competition. Carter, who lives with his wife and three children close to […]

03 Jun 2020

Innovations for Super Rugby Aotearoa

Drawn matches to be decided by extra time golden point Red carded players can be replaced after 20 minutes Referees to enforce breakdown rules to create a faster and safer game Golden point tie breakers, the ability for teams to replace players following a red card, and a renewed focus from referees on ensuring a […]

29 May 2020

Eden Park home base confirmed

The Blues has confirmed that Eden Park will be the venue for home games in the upcoming Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa competition. “We are pleased to be back playing at our home and we are hopeful that we will be able to invite our fans to join us in this great stadium later in the […]

15 May 2020

Blues are back

The Blues will get back to what they do best when training resumes on Monday, looking towards the start of Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa in one month’s time. We are certainly proud and privileged that Super Rugby will be the first rugby competition in the world back on the field, although we also understand the […]

11 May 2020

June kick off for Super Rugby Aotearoa

Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa ready to kick off in June   Start date and schedule for New Zealand competition unveiled Matches to be played at 5.05pm on Saturdays and 3.05pm on Sundays Mitre 10 Cup to now start on 11 September   Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa will kick off next month. New Zealand Rugby (NZR) […]

07 May 2020

We are back in level two!

The Blues are excited that Super Rugby will return as the first rugby competition in the world returning to play after this pandemic. It will be great to get back to what we do best – play great rugby for our supporters, commercial partners and fans.   We look forward to details of when we […]

07 May 2020

Super Rugby gets the green light

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has welcomed the Government’s announcement today that professional rugby and netball will resume at COVID-19 alert level two. “For our fans, our players and everyone involved in Investec Super Rugby, we are thrilled that the Sports Minister has given the green light for professional sport to resume at level two,” said […]

28 Apr 2020

Blues Chairman leads review of Super Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the five NZ Super Rugby Clubs are undertaking a review of New Zealand’s Super Rugby model to ensure the future success for the clubs and competition on and off the field. The review, called Aratipu – is about growing, regeneration and invigoration. Blues Chair and Barrister, Don Mackinnon will Chair Aratipu […]

20 Mar 2020

Letter from Andrew Hore

To our Blues fans The players and management of the Blues want to thank you for your understanding and kind messages in these challenging and unprecedented times for us all. Likewise we feel very much for our community and implore you all to focus on your health and wellbeing. The team has had their bye […]

17 Apr 2020

Who are the Best Blues of All-Time?

While life in New Zealand at present exists mainly inside our respective bubbles, it seems such a long time ago that rugby was firmly focussed on the Investec Super Rugby competition. We are celebrating 25 years of Super Rugby. a tournament which has changed the face of the professional game. The Blues have enjoyed a […]