02 Aug 2016

2002

Coaches Peter Sloane, Grant Fox, Bruce Robertson Manager Sean Fitzpatrick Captain Glenn Taylor Player of the Year Doug Howlett Sloane’s reign begins  Former Highlanders coach Peter Sloane took over the Blues for the 2002 season along with Grant Fox and Bruce Robertson. Ironically, Sloane presided over the first defeat suffered by an Auckland-based side to an Otago-based […]

12 Mar 2021

Fans back at the fortress of Eden Park

The Blues are looking forward to stepping on to their hallowed home turf of Eden Park for the first time this season in front of a bumper crowd when they take on the Highlanders. The club is excited with the news that Auckland returns to Level 1 in time for the Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa […]

30 Apr 2019

WIN A TRIP TO WELLINGTON WITH NIB AND THE BLUES

nib is providing one lucky Blues fan, and a guest, the opportunity to travel to Wellington and watch live from Westpac Stadium, the Blues v Hurricanes game on Saturday 15 June 2019. This exclusive opportunity comes with return flights (Auckland/Wellington) on the same flight as the Blues team, 2 night’s accommodation in the team hotel, […]

15 Mar 2019

Win the chance to take home $1000 worth of sports equipment for your club.

Ladies, have you always wanted to slot the game winner under lights at Eden Park? Well here’s your opportunity! This week, thanks to nib we’re supporting women’s rugby with this exclusive opportunity to be in to win sporting equipment for your club.  During half time at the Blues v Hurricanes on Friday night you could have a […]

02 Aug 2016

2001

Coaches Frank Oliver, John Kirwan, Mark Graham Manager Sean Fitzpatrick Captain Robin Brooke Player of the Year Xavier Rush Oliver steps in at 11th hour  With former coach Gordon Hunter battling the cancer that would ultimately claim his life, assistant coach Frank Oliver had to step into the breach at the last moment and only found out the day the […]

10 Dec 2018

Blues Block Party presented by BNZ

Waitangi Day 2019 is your chance to meet the Blues squad. Kick back with us here at our Alexandra Park training facilities on Wednesday February 6th. There’ll be live music, food trucks, graffiti artists, fun games and more! So save the date and we will see you at our place on Waitangi Day!

James Lay

James was born in Samoa before moving to New Zealand with his family at the age of two. He schooled in Auckland, attending King s College. He played initially for Auckland in 2016 before moving to Bay of Plenty with his brother Jordan, playing 14 times in the following two years. After being selected for […]

08 Mar 2021

Back to Home Base

The Blues are pleased to be back home to family, back to home base and back to work as the move to Level 2 means we can focus on our first home game in Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa against the Highlanders. The Blues have confirmed that the Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa game will be at […]

01 Mar 2018

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22 Aug 2016

Is the use of public transport included in my Blues Club membership?

Yes, by showing your membership card or match ticket you can access public transport (trains and special event buses) to and from Blues home games. Travel on trains, Northern Express (NX1) and the Manukau, Botany Pakuranga special event bus service is included with your membership for Blues matches at Eden park.  In match week visit at.govt.nz […]