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 […]

07 May 2020

Super Rugby gets the green light

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has welcomed the Government’s announcement today that professional rugby and netball will resume at COVID-19 alert level two. “For our fans, our players and everyone involved in Investec Super Rugby, we are thrilled that the Sports Minister has given the green light for professional sport to resume at level two,” said […]

28 Apr 2020

Blues Chairman leads review of Super Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the five NZ Super Rugby Clubs are undertaking a review of New Zealand’s Super Rugby model to ensure the future success for the clubs and competition on and off the field. The review, called Aratipu – is about growing, regeneration and invigoration. Blues Chair and Barrister, Don Mackinnon will Chair Aratipu […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

20 Mar 2020

Letter from Andrew Hore

To our Blues fans The players and management of the Blues want to thank you for your understanding and kind messages in these challenging and unprecedented times for us all. Likewise we feel very much for our community and implore you all to focus on your health and wellbeing. The team has had their bye […]

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 […]

15 Feb 2017

You could be our biggest signing!

We’ve saved a spot in the Blues Club for you. You could become one of our biggest signings in 2017 when you join the Blues Club this year. Simply purchase a membership and you could be one of 3 new members who will have their Blues Club Membership delivered personally by some of our biggest […]

17 Apr 2020

Who are the Best Blues of All-Time?

While life in New Zealand at present exists mainly inside our respective bubbles, it seems such a long time ago that rugby was firmly focussed on the Investec Super Rugby competition. We are celebrating 25 years of Super Rugby. a tournament which has changed the face of the professional game. The Blues have enjoyed a […]