The 2019 season saw the likeable Blues prop mature into a key leader among the Blues playing group, as well as establishing himself as a key member of the All Blacks engine room and leadership group. Ofa has played 83 times for the Blues, second only in this squad to James Parsons. He is renowned for […]
03 Jul 2019
Five players who were part of the Blues environment this season have been named in the New Zealand Maoris for home and away clashes against Fiji this month. They include Marcel Renata, No 8 Akira Ioane, halfback Jonathan Ruru, first-five Otere Black as well as Northland and Blues Injury Replacement Player Ross Wright (prop). The […]
09 Mar 2016
This Sunday, in an effort to help promote Junior Rugby, Keven Mealamu is taking the Rugby World Cup on a mini-tour creating a Golden Photo Opportunity for you and your family. Kevvie will be with the Web Ellis and Blues players at three different locations and three different times on Sunday.
Born in Taranaki but grew up in Hamilton and played for Waikato NPC before moving south to the Southland Stages in 2017. Big prop with a high work rate – and can operate on both sides of the scrum. Joe made his debut for the Blues against the Lions in Round 7 of the 2020 […]
03 Jul 2019
Six Blues players have been named in the initial All Blacks squad named for the opening Tests in the 2019 Investec Rugby Championship.
25 May 2017
27 Jun 2019
Tasman and Hurricanes halfback Finlay Christie will move back home to play for the Blues starting from the 2020 Investec Super Rugby season. The 23-year-old, who is the back-up to TJ Perenara at the Hurricanes this year, has signed with the Blues for two years, joining Jonathan Ruru and Sam Nock who have both extended […]
11 May 2017
12 Feb 2016
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 fourth Blues in the ‘burbs event will be held […]
28 Nov 2019
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 […]