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 […]

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 […]

Tony Lamborn

Tony Lamborn hails from Timaru and attended Ashburton college. Lamborn represented his home province of North Otago in the Heartland Championship. He has played his rugby for both the Hawke’s Bay and Southland in the Mitre 10 Cup, the Hurricanes in Super Rugby as well as the San Diego Legion and New Orleans Gold in the USMLR […]

29 Jan 2016

nib – Tile 10

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 […]

03 Feb 2017

Blues in the Burbs – Takapuna Rugby Club

Bring the family, a picnic dinner and meet some of the team at Blues in the ‘burbs, brought to you by Barfoot & Thompson.

22 Aug 2016

When will I receive my membership pack?

Membership packs for Blues Club members will be couriered in early February prior to the first home game. It’s important that you provide a daytime delivery address where a courier package can be left. Please make sure your Blues Club account is up to date with the correct delivery details.  We cannot delivery to PO […]

09 May 2019

GET MATCH READY: Blues vs Bulls | Eden Park | Friday 31 May 2019

The Blues are at Eden Park this Friday for the last home round robin match of the 2019 season as they go up against the Bulls in Round 16. The team are looking to get an important win at home as teams jostle for a spot in the playoffs. There is a curtain raiser kicking […]

Ezekiel Lindenmuth

Ezekiel is a talented young front rower out of the proud West Auckland club, Suburbs RFC. The Mount Albert Grammar graduate is known for his uncompromising physicality. Ezekiel spent his childhood in Samoa and represented the Island nation’s Under 20s at the 2016 Junior World Championship. In 2017 Ezekiel switched allegiance and represented New Zealand […]

02 Aug 2016

2000

Coaches Gordon Hunter, Frank Oliver Manager John Kirwan Captain Robin Brooke Player of the Year Robin Brooke Identifiers dropped from NZ Clubs  The regional identifiers were dropped from all New Zealand clubs in 2000, leaving the teams identified as the Blues, Hurricanes, Chiefs, Crusaders and Highlanders.  Hunter and Oliver take over  With Gordon Hunter and Frank Oliver taking the […]