30 Nov 2018

Rise Up and join us as a Blues Club member for 2019

Blues fans – it’s time to Rise Up!  Memberships for the 2019 Investec Super Season are available now and we’d love you to join us. We’ve got an exciting season ahead, kicking off in the opening weekend on Saturday 16 February against the 2018 champs and southern rivals, the Crusaders.  With 7 home games at […]

Murphy Taramai

Murphy was a rugby league star while attending Upper Hutt College, with his school side going unbeaten for three years with Murphy at the helm. He went to Australia in 2011, with interest from the Penrith Panthers before switching to New Zealand, and to rugby union, in 2012.  He made a mark in Sevens, playing a […]

15 Nov 2018

MacDonald to lead re-structured coaching team

The Blues have restructured their coaching roles for the upcoming Investec Super Rugby Championship. Leon MacDonald has today been appointed as the new head coach on a three-year term while retaining the attack portfolio alongside Tom Coventry as the forwards coach and Daniel Halangahu as the skills and back coach. Tana Umaga will take up […]

Bryn Gatland

Bryn earned a full contract with the Blues after performing admirably as a replacement in 2017. A standout for the National Champion Hamilton Boys High School 1st XV in 2013, Bryn was selected for New Zealand Secondary Schools and debuted for Waikato, earning a solitary cap for the province, in 2015. Following a move to […]

31 Oct 2018

Blues promote from within for 2019

With three exceptions, the Blues has looked to its own provincial unions and development programme to complete the line-up for the 2019 Investec Super Rugby Championship. Veteran All Black Centurion, Ma’a Nonu will return to a team he has played for on two occasions and joins with two new signings from Tasman in fellow midfield […]

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 […]

26 Apr 2016

Family Zone Pack Prize Draw T&Cs

Instructions, prizes and information on how to enter form part of these conditions of entry. By entering, entrants accept these conditions of entry. The Promoter is the Blues, Blues HQ, 30 Campbells Crescent, Epsom, Auckland 1051. The promotional period begins at 3pm, Friday 22 April 2016 and concludes at midnight, Thursday 28 April 2016. Entries […]

01 Nov 2018

Five players to watch

Yesterday, coach Tana Umaga unveiled a 38-man squad full of proven talent, rising stars and marquee signings.   We’re not ones to play favourites, but here’s five players we think our fans will want to follow in 2019.   Karl Tu’inukuafe   All Black number 1171 has made a truly remarkable rise.   The 25-year-old […]