Jordan Trainor

Jordan graduated from St Peters College in Auckland, playing for the Blues Under-18 squad in 2014.  He was a Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship winner, moving to Waikato University where he was called into the Waikato side for their Ranfurly Shield win over Hawkes Bay in 2015, and the Waikato U19 side that finished second in […]

31 Oct 2018

Blues promote from within for 2019

With three exceptions, the Blues has looked to its own provincial unions and development programme to complete the line-up for the 2019 Investec Super Rugby Championship. Veteran All Black Centurion, Ma’a Nonu will return to a team he has played for on two occasions and joins with two new signings from Tasman in fellow midfield […]

12 Feb 2016

Blues in the ‘burbs – Takapuna

Bring the family, a picnic dinner and meet some of the team at our inaugural Blues in the ‘burbs brought to you by Barfoot & Thompson. You’ll be able to chat with the players and enjoy a skills and drills session and some fun games.   Our first Blues in the ‘burbs event will be […]

01 Nov 2018

Five players to watch

Yesterday, coach Tana Umaga unveiled a 38-man squad full of proven talent, rising stars and marquee signings.   We’re not ones to play favourites, but here’s five players we think our fans will want to follow in 2019.   Karl Tu’inukuafe   All Black number 1171 has made a truly remarkable rise.   The 25-year-old […]

Karl Tu’inukuafe

Karl joins the Blues for the 2019 Super Rugby season after a meteoric rise in 2018, seeing him earn a nomination as the World Rugby Breakout Player of the Year. Karl played for the Wesley College 1st XV alongside future All Black representatives Nepo Laulala, Malakai Fekitoa and Augustine Pulu. His first class rugby debut came in 2015 for […]

18 Jan 2016

Pre-season: Blues v Rebels

The Blues will host the Rebels at Pakuranga Rugby Club, offering free entry to all Blues fans. Make sure you get along to Pakuranga Rugby Club well before the 5.30pm kick-off to secure your spot. Parking will be limited, so carpool with friends and grab a spot on the side of the road in Bell […]

27 Mar 2017

Partners

The Blues are fortunate to receive support from a wide range of sponsors who play an integral role in the commercial operation of our business.                

Patrick Tuipulotu

Patrick is an immense physique and immense talent, who has already played 53 times for the Blues and 19 times for his country, although he is still just 25. He is 2m tall and 125kg, but hugely athletic and physical. He played for St Peters and NZ Secondary Schools team as well as the NZ […]