29 Jan 2016

BNZ – Tile 4

Joe Marchant

Joe Marchant is a gifted English centre from the Premiership club Harlequins. He made his debut for the club in 2014 and has gone on to make more than 85 appearances for the famous London club. Marchant represented England U20s at both the 2015 and 2016 editions of the tournament. In 2019 Joe made his […]

02 Aug 2016

1997

Coaches Graham Henry, Mac McCallion Manager Rex Davy Captain Zinzan Brooke Player of the Year Zinzan Brooke Unbeaten season  The Blues’ triumph in 1997 was even more emphatic than that of 1996 – they went through the season undefeated, an extraordinary feat considering the high standard of most sides and one which only the Crusaders in 2002 […]

23 Mar 2017

Royal Easter Show

Meet some of the players at the Royal Easter Show, on at the ASB Showgrounds from 13-18 April 2017. They’ll be signing posters and posing for selfies, so come along and say hi. And if you’ve got some old sporting boots kicking around at home, bring them to the show and donate them to the Blues […]

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 […]

29 Jan 2018

Test Carousel

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) […]

23 Mar 2017

Westie Pies Secondary School 10s

Kicking off from 12pm this Saturday on the outer fields of QBE Stadium, 12 schools from across the Blues rugby region will be battling it out for the boys’ division title, while seven schools will be competing in the girls’ division. The public is welcome to come and watch, but you’ll need a match ticket […]

15 Feb 2016

1996

Coaches Graham Henry, Mac McCallion Manager Rex Davy Captain Zinzan Brooke Player of the Year Joeli Vidili Blues play in first ever Super Rugby match Considering that Auckland sides in the epic shield era of 1985-93 had probably done more to hasten the advent of professionalism than anyone else, it was fitting that the Blues […]