15 Aug 2018

Daniel Halangahu to join Blues coaching team

Experienced Super Rugby player and coach, Daniel Halangahu will follow his North Harbour coach Tom Coventry to join the Blues for the next two years. Halangahu will complete his third year as an assistant coach with North Harbour before joining the Blues as the specialist Skills and Lead Backs Coach. The 34-year-old played 74 games […]

Jerome Kaino

Jerome was a gladiator for the Blues team, a leader by deeds rather than words. He was an All Black regular and key contributor to their back-to-back World Cup victories, earning himself 81 caps. Jerome is a centurion for the Blues with 139 caps. Only Keven Mealamu and has played more games for the club. […]

George Moala

With his considerable athleticism and power, George had attracted plenty of attention as one of the hardest midfield backs to tackle. George is a graduate from Tamaki College, playing for Auckland Under-20 in 2010 before selection to Auckland in 2011, where he has played 45 times. He earned promotion to the Blues in 2012, earning […]

26 Jul 2018

Tu’inukuafe signs with the Blues

The Blues and New Zealand Rugby today announced that All Black and North Harbour prop Karl Tu’inukuafe will join the Super Rugby club for the next three years. Tu’inukuafe has enjoyed a meteoric rise in rugby since his debut for North Harbour in 2015. His advancement in the 2017 Mitre-10 Cup under coach Tom Coventry […]

Epalahame Faiva

Young Auckland hooker who learned the game at Wesley College, gaining selection to the NZ U20 side (2013 and 2014). He played for the Eden Ruby Club as a youth before trying his hand at rugby league. During his time at Wesley College he was selected for several age rep teams at Counties Manukau before […]

John Afoa

The powerful, explosive prop played for the Blues between 2004 and 2011, earning 101 caps in the process. Afoa was renowned for his versatility, working on his throwing to be able to cover hooker when needed.   Afoa played every minute of the Blues’ 2006 Rebel Sport Super 14 season, the only forward to do so. He left New Zealand to play for Ulster […]