Daniel Kirkpatrick

Former New Zealand U19 and U20 representative, and part of the winning world championship team in 2007 in Belfast, He played 15 times for the Hurricanes and six times for the Blues between 2009 and 2012. Daniel ventured to Europe where he has played for Castres(France) in the Top 14 for four season and current […]

30 Oct 2018

Tu’inukuafe’s rapid rise continues

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 […]

22 Aug 2016

Join the Blues Club before 30 Sep for a chance to head to Brisbane with the Blues

We’ve got a range of fantastic prize draws exclusive to Blues Club members, and right now, renew your membership or join us for the first time before 30 September 2016, you could win a trip to Brisbane with the team. You and a friend could be heading to Queensland on 11-12 February 2017 where you’ll […]

Kara Pryor

This popular young loose forward is younger brother of Highlanders player Dan Pryor, playing 13 times for Auckland before moving north to join his older brother with the Northland Taniwha. His speed and flare as a loose forward earned selection to the Blues Development Team in 2014 and 2015, coming into the Blues as injury […]

17 Oct 2018

New Coach Adds Important Skills

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 […]

Pauliasi Manu

The Tongan-born Aucklander went to Tamaki College, and played in representative age group teams before his debut for Auckland in 2008. Pauliasi played 50 games for Auckland from 2008 to 2014 and made his debut for the Blues as part of the Wider Training Group in 2011.  He played five games for the Blues in […]

21 Sep 2018

Brothers Ink Long Term Deals

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 […]

13 Sep 2018

Nonu Returns In 2019

All Black Centurion Ma’a Nonu will return to the Blues for the 2019 Investec Super Rugby Championship. The 36-year-old will bring his rugby career full circle in New Zealand, after playing for Toulon in the French Championship for three years. After deciding it was time to return to New Zealand with his wife Andrea and […]