15 Nov 2018

MacDonald to lead re-structured coaching team

The Blues have restructured their coaching roles for the upcoming Investec Super Rugby Championship. Leon MacDonald has today been appointed as the new head coach on a three-year term while retaining the attack portfolio alongside Tom Coventry as the forwards coach and Daniel Halangahu as the skills and back coach. Tana Umaga will take up […]

07 Apr 2017

Blues Royal Easter Show Prize Draw

WE’VE GOT ONE 2017 SIGNED JERSEY TO GIVE AWAY THIS EASTER

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]