30 Nov 2020

Coaching group extend roles

The Blues have received a major boost in next year’s Super Rugby competition and beyond with all five coaches extending their stay at the organisation. Defence coach Tana Umaga had already announced his extension at the Blues to join head coach Leon MacDonald, with forwards coach Tom Coventry and back attack/skills coach Dan Halangahu confirming […]

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 […]

24 Mar 2017

Smurfs: The Lost Village Competition Ts&Cs

Terms and Conditions Entry into the prize draw is by texting a unique code that will be communicated at the Blues vs Force game on 01 April 2017. At least one person travelling must be over the age of 21 years. Accommodation is based on 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years sharing a […]

Augustine Pulu

Augustine was born in Otahuhu and attended Wesley College before joining Counties Manukau in 2010. Augustine debuted against Otago alongside his now coach, Tana Umaga. He played a key role in their promotion triumph in 2012 as well as their historic Ranfurly Shield success. He signed with the Chiefs in 2012, where he played over […]

10 Nov 2020

Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa Returns

The Blues are excited at the prospect of a second Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa competition after the 2021 draw was announced today. The 2020 SRA was an unqualified success with sold-out crowds flocking to Eden Park, especially with family-friendly afternoon kick-offs. Additionally Blues games attracted significantly increased television audience numbers and social media following. “It […]

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 […]

22 Oct 2020

Laulala moves back home

All Blacks prop Nepo Laulala today confirmed he will play his Super Rugby for the Blues for the next two years. Samoan-born Laulala, educated in Auckland at Mt Albert Grammar and Westley College, wanted to be closer to family in Auckland with his wife Loriana and son Cassius. “My wife and I felt the time […]

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 […]