20 Oct 2020

NZ Secondary Schools laden with Blues talent

Following on from a successful Under 18 Camp earlier this month, 14 players from the Blues region have been named in teams for the 2020 New Zealand Secondary Schools and New Zealand Barbarians Schools teams.   Despite having significantly less game time due to regional coronavirus restrictions, both teams feature a strong contingent of talent […]

21 Dec 2015

A night of Rugby & Racing

Join the Blues at Alexandra Park for a fun night of rugby and racing. Dine with the team in the Tasman Room and hear from the players about their pre-season training, our new facility, and strategy for the 2016 season. $60pp includes a buffet dinner and a $5 bet on the horses. Book on 09 […]

22 Sep 2020

talent from throughout region converge for U18 Camp

Ten female players are among the group of promising under-18 rugby talent from the Blues region to take part in the annual NZ Barbarians-Blues Development Camp next week. The easing in the Covid conditions means the three-day camp will go ahead at Mount Albert Grammar School from Monday 28 September. The camp will include sessions […]

07 Apr 2017

Blues Royal Easter Show Prize Draw

WE’VE GOT ONE 2017 SIGNED JERSEY TO GIVE AWAY THIS EASTER

Lua Li

Lua Li is a prop out of the East Coast Bays club in the North Harbour region. He made his debut for North Harbour in Round 3 of the 2018 Mitre 10 Cup against Tasman. Lua’s younger brother, Tevita Li, also represented North Harbour on the wing, as well as the southern Super Rugby franchise, […]

02 Sep 2020

Umaga extends his coaching stay with Blues coaching team

Blues defence coach Tana Umaga has extended his stay at the franchise until the end of the 2021 Super Rugby season. This brings Umaga into line with the rest of the Blues coaching group of head coach Leon MacDonald, forwards coach Tom Coventry and backs/skills coach Daniel Halangahu. Umaga joined the Blues as head coach […]

Michael Collins

Michael, a complete utility who can play midfield, wing or fullback, attended Otago Boys High School. He captained the 1st XV and was selected for New Zealand Schools in 2011. He was first selected for Otago in 2012  at the age of 19 and has played more than 50 times for the southern province. He […]

Matt Matich

Born and raised in Northland, he graduated through Mt Albert Grammar in Auckland and was the first recipient of the John Drake memorial Scholarship to Auckland University. Matich played for the University RFC. He represented Auckland in 2015 before moving back to Northland where he has played since. He is a Rugby Development Officer for […]