Hisa Sasagi

Yoshihisa “Hisa” Sasagi is a Samoan rugby union player who currently plays as a prop for Otago in the ITM Cup. Sasagi was born in Samoa but came to Dunedin as a child when his father attended the University of Otago. Despite debuting for the Razorbacks in 2012 it was not until 2015 when he […]

06 Feb 2020

Largely unchanged team named for Waratahs in Newcastle

The Blues have named a largely unchanged team to head across the Tasman to take on the Waratahs in Newcastle on Saturday in round two of Investec Super Rugby. Injuries have necessitated some tweaks with the team from the opening game against the Chiefs, with the strong running winger Jordan Hyland in for the injured […]

27 Mar 2017

Partners

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03 Feb 2020

2020 Away Jersey Revealed

The Blues have taken inspiration from its natural ocean surrounds in the design and materials for their Investec Super Rugby away playing jersey unveiled by adidas. The jersey has been crafted to reflect and honour the natural environments of the Auckland and Northland region. It is made from Parley Ocean Plastic which is recycled plastic […]

Scott Scrafton

Scott is an imposing lock, standing at 2m tall. Originally from St Kentigern College, he helped his school win the Auckland college final in 2011. He was selected for NZ Schools the same year and represented New Zealand at the 2013 Junior World Championship in France.  He has been part of the Auckland set up since […]

24 Mar 2017

Win a family trip to Thailand with Smurfs: The Lost Village

To celebrate the release of SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE, we’re giving away the magical family adventure of a lifetime to stay in a secret ‘Lost Village in Thailand! Discover a magical new world as you touch down in the Land of Smiles, that’s home to some of the most breath-taking scenery on the planet. Then, […]

04 Feb 2020

Early test of depth in Super Rugby Season

The Blues will have an early test of their depth with three players receiving significant injuries from the opening game of Investec Super Rugby. Hooker Ray Niuia has a season-ending knee injury that will require surgery while prop Alex Hodgman and winger Rieko Ioane will be out of action for several weeks. Hodgman has a […]

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 […]

24 Mar 2017

Smurfs: The Lost Village Competition Ts&Cs

Terms and Conditions Entry into the prize draw is by texting a unique code that will be communicated at the Blues vs Force game on 01 April 2017. At least one person travelling must be over the age of 21 years. Accommodation is based on 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years sharing a […]

Jimmy Tupou

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 […]