6 July 2020

Sotutu to extend time with Blues

Fast-developing loose forward Hoskins Sotutu will remain at the Blues until at least 2022.

25 June 2020

Unchanged starting line-up for Landers

18 June 2020

Power pair return to take on Chiefs

16 June 2020

Tuipulotu signs through to 2023

12 June 2020

Selection headaches for Hurricanes clash

News

28 Feb 2020

Faiane and Ioane return against Stormers

The Blues will call on the experienced pairing of TJ Faiane and All Black Rieko Ioane in the midfield in the starting team to take on unbeaten Stormers in Cape Town on Sunday morning (NZ time) in Investec Super Rugby. The pair has 85 caps for the Blues between them, with Faiane returning to the […]

27 Feb 2020

Ganellen U20s named to play Hurricanes U20s

Steven Bates and Dave Askew have named their first Ganellen Blues U20 team of the year. The team will travel to Napier to play the Hurricanes U20 in a Super Rugby curtain raiser at McLean Park, on Saturday the 29th of February. Bates and Askew have picked the promising Zarn Sullivan as captain, with Terrell […]

20 Feb 2020

Blues region players to attend NZ U20 Camp

Eleven players from the Blues region have been selected in a 52-strong squad selected for the New Zealand Under-20 camp in Palmerston North next month. This is the first step towards selecting the team to compete at July’s World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Italy. The 11 Blues region players include Blues ITC players, who trained […]

21 Feb 2020

Key changes for altitude test against Bulls

The Blues will employ a horses-for-courses approach to their team to take on the Bulls at altitude in Pretoria in Investec Super Rugby at the weekend. Coach Leon MacDonald has taken the sizeable Bulls pack, the rarefied airs at 1.3km above sea level as well as the rock-hard surface that will promote running rugby into […]

03 Jul 2020

Barrett chooses Suntory side for his Japan experience

Blues player Beauden Barrett has confirmed the club he will play for in Japan during his playing sabbatical break away from New Zealand next year. Barrett, who signed a four-year deal with New Zealand Rugby and the Blues last year, will miss next year’s Super Rugby season and play for the Suntory Sungoliath club based […]

17 Feb 2020

development team schedules released

The next generation of Blues hopefuls get their campaign underway when the Ganellen Blues Under 20s take on their Hurricanes counterparts in Napier on Saturday February 29. It is the first of three games in the campaign that includes a home and away series against the Chiefs Under 20s. A wider training group of 42 […]

17 Feb 2020

Two key players off injury list for South Africa tour

Two players including All Black Rieko Ioane have come off the injury list to join the 27-strong Blues squad that is en route to South Africa. The Blues will take on the Bulls in Pretoria and the Stormers in Cape Town over the next two weeks in Investec Super Rugby. Ioane and Otere Black are […]

12 Feb 2020

Excited, ready and waiting for Crusaders’ challenge

The Blues are excited to return home to Eden Park to host defending champions Crusaders in the traditional barn-burning Investec Super Rugby clash on Friday night. The two teams have a traditional rivalry like no other, including the 24-22 thriller decided after fulltime at Eden Park last year. “When the Super Rugby schedule comes out […]

25 Jun 2020

No trains to Eden Park this weekend

Auckland Transport is reminding those attending the Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa game this weekend to plan ahead, with the Western Line (including Britomart to Eden Park) train services not running. Special Event buses and scheduled AT Metro services will still operate so Blues fans can get to the game in time for the kick-off at […]

12 Feb 2020

We’re painting Eden Park rainbow

With support from Principal Partner, nib, the Blues will be painting Eden Park rainbow to show the love to rainbow communities this Valentine’s Day. Fans at the Blues v Crusaders match on Friday, February 14 will have the opportunity to back their team, and also show their support for the rainbow communities by flying a […]

06 Feb 2020

Largely unchanged team named for Waratahs in Newcastle

The Blues have named a largely unchanged team to head across the Tasman to take on the Waratahs in Newcastle on Saturday in round two of Investec Super Rugby. Injuries have necessitated some tweaks with the team from the opening game against the Chiefs, with the strong running winger Jordan Hyland in for the injured […]

03 Feb 2020

2020 Away Jersey Revealed

The Blues have taken inspiration from its natural ocean surrounds in the design and materials for their Investec Super Rugby away playing jersey unveiled by adidas. The jersey has been crafted to reflect and honour the natural environments of the Auckland and Northland region. It is made from Parley Ocean Plastic which is recycled plastic […]