17 Feb 2020

development team schedules released

The next generation of Blues hopefuls get their campaign underway when the Ganellen Blues Under 20s take on their Hurricanes counterparts in Napier on Saturday February 29. It is the first of three games in the campaign that includes a home and away series against the Chiefs Under 20s. A wider training group of 42 […]

Matt Moulds

Matt is an outstanding hooker and captain for the Northland Taniwha. He is a tall and athletic player, who moved from loose forward to hooker. He debuted for Northland in 2013 and by 2015 had earned the  title of captain. He was selected by Gordon Tietjens for the NZ Sevens side in 2014, the same year […]

17 Feb 2020

Two key players off injury list for South Africa tour

Two players including All Black Rieko Ioane have come off the injury list to join the 27-strong Blues squad that is en route to South Africa. The Blues will take on the Bulls in Pretoria and the Stormers in Cape Town over the next two weeks in Investec Super Rugby. Ioane and Otere Black are […]

20 Feb 2017

BEST FOOT FORWARD

Best Foot Forward is a program to gift recycled rugby boots to youngsters who might otherwise miss out on playing rugby.   One in three New Zealand children live in poverty and cost is the biggest barrier to children playing sport. We don’t want youngsters to miss out on the joys of team sport because […]

12 Feb 2020

Excited, ready and waiting for Crusaders’ challenge

The Blues are excited to return home to Eden Park to host defending champions Crusaders in the traditional barn-burning Investec Super Rugby clash on Friday night. The two teams have a traditional rivalry like no other, including the 24-22 thriller decided after fulltime at Eden Park last year. “When the Super Rugby schedule comes out […]

Melani Nanai

Melani came into the Blues via the club system, rather than the usual college or age-group representation, playing for Manukau Rovers under the watchful eye of Frank Bunce. Not only did this fast and elusive outside back gain a starting spot with the Blues in his first full season, he also won 2015 Rookie of […]

15 Feb 2017

Biggest Signing Ts&Cs

THE BLUES PROMOTION OR COMPETITION RULES Definitions ‘The Blues’ or “Blues” means Blues Limited Partnership The ‘Promoter’ is The Blues ‘Disqualified Participants’ are: (a) all The Blues employees, all employees of participating sponsors or promoters and/or advertising agencies and their Immediate Families; (b) all people under the age of 18 years where the prize incorporates […]

Ma’a Nonu

A highly respected and experienced member of the New Zealand rugby family, Nonu is renowned as one of the best All Black midfielders ever. He is a centurion for the All Blacks and the Hurricanes. Ma’a Nonu debuted for the Hurricanes in 2003, playing for the Wellington-based side until 2011 when he spent brief periods with […]

25 Jun 2020

No trains to Eden Park this weekend

Auckland Transport is reminding those attending the Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa game this weekend to plan ahead, with the Western Line (including Britomart to Eden Park) train services not running. Special Event buses and scheduled AT Metro services will still operate so Blues fans can get to the game in time for the kick-off at […]