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 […]
26 Jan 2016
Come and enjoy dinner with the Blues at SKYCITY’s Fortuna restaurant! You’ll be able to chat with players over a buffet dinner and hear about the squad’s goals for the season. Be sure to bring along the whole family – two kids dine free with two paying adults!
01 Jun 2017
30 Oct 2018
All Blacks prop Karl Tu’inukuafe will officially graduate from the international newcomers’ class of 2018 as one of the world’s best. The 2018 All Black prop, who shot to fame after a shock call-up as injury cover for the All Blacks during the June international season, has been named one of three World Rugby […]
From Pukekohe High School, the lock/loose forward was selected for the 2012 Junior World Championship winning New Zealand Under-20 side in South Africa. That same year Jimmy made his debut for Counties Manukau. The Steelers flanker became a central figure in their promotion from the Mitre 10 Cup Championship and Ranfurly Shield success. The former […]
11 Jan 2016
The Blues will be playing their final pre-season match against the Chiefs territory. Come along to Pukekohe’s ECOLight Stadium for an evening of great rugby against our neighbouring foes ahead of the season’s start. Kick-off will be at 5.05pm.
17 Oct 2018
Experienced Super Rugby trainer Phil Healey has been named to join the Blues with coaches Tana Umaga, Tom Coventry and Leon Macdonald. Healey, former Chiefs strength and conditioning coach and currently at Glasgow Warriors in Scotland, will join the Blues for the next two years to lead the club’s strength and conditioning programme. Healey was […]
27 Mar 2017
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The 2018 season has seen the likeable Blues prop establish himself as a key member of the All Blacks engine room. Ofa played 12 times for the Blues in 2018 and moved to 69 appearances for the Blues prior to the 2019 season, second only in this squad to James Parsons. He is renowned for his […]
21 Sep 2018
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has announced that they have secured the key signatures of All Blacks, Blues and Auckland Rugby brothers, Rieko and Akira Ioane, who have both signed long-term contracts with the national body, their Blues club and the Auckland province. 21-year-old Rieko, the current World Breakthrough Player of the Year and nominee for […]