Born in Timaru but raised in Waimate, this talented halfback has been something of a rugby nomad in New Zealand. He played collegiate rugby in Christchurch for Shirley Boys High School before a move to Nelson College for his final year. Billy made his debut in the ITM Cup with North Otago, earning 29 caps […]
21 Jun 2018
On Friday 29 June the Blues take on the Reds at Eden Park. It’ll be a big night for our legendary # 6, Blues player number 116, Jerome Kaino. 14 years after his debut on Eden Park against the Reds as a fresh faced 20 year old in 2004, he will play his 137th match for […]
07 Nov 2015
At the heart of the Blues region with more than 1.4 million people is New Zealand’s largest city. A place where approximately one third of the nation’s registered rugby players come from and home to one of the most famous stadiums in the world. This is the rugby capital of the world, and we’re proud […]
06 Jun 2018
Exciting winger Tumua Manu has more than seized his chance of playing for the Blues. He’s played four Super Rugby games and has scored a try in three of those games. Tumua, who stands 1.83m and 97kgs, is a former Samoan age representative who decided to try his chances in New Zealand Rugby in 2015. He […]
The first five-eighth came in to the Blues with a number of years experience in professional rugby, playing in Italy, England, Japan and for both the Highlanders and Crusaders. Bowden played Under-19 and Under-21 rugby for New Zealand.
21 Jan 2016
Terms and Conditions The promoter is Blues Limited Partnership (‘’The Blues’’) The promotion period is 8.30am Monday 18th January until 5pm Thursday 25th February 2016. To enter the Trip to Wellington Promotion (‘Promotion’), entrants must purchase a Blues 3-game membership package (‘Membership Package’) before 5pm on 25th February 2016 and type in the code “BNZ” […]
Jordan Manihera came in to the Blues as injury cover during the 2014 Super Rugby season, covering for Joe Edwards. He played two games, both in South Africa on the team’s South African tour.
01 Jun 2018
All Blacks and Blues midfielder Sonny Bill Williams has been ruled out of rugby for several weeks with a knee injury. Williams aggravated an old knee injury this week and Blues medical staff said an x-ray on Thursday showed a loose piece of bone in his knee joint. He will undergo keyhole surgery today in […]
07 Nov 2015
31 May 2018
The Blues welcome back prop Alex Hodgman to the starting line-up for Saturday’s Investec Super Rugby clash against the Rebels at Eden Park at the earlier time of 5.15pm. Hodgman is back after a wrist injury which has sidelined him for nine games. The other change in the pack sees Northland captain Matt Moulds make […]