16 Jul 2020

B.O.P trio earn starts for Hurricanes

The Blues will take a largely unchanged line-up to Wellington to start the second half of Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa competition against the Hurricanes on Saturday. A trio Bay of Plenty players are the only changes this week with Kurt Eklund and Aaron Carroll replacing the injured pair of James Parsons and Blake Gibson in […]

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

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 […]

09 Jul 2020

Powerful line-up heading south

The Blues have named arguably their strongest team for the top of the table match against the Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday. The pack is unchanged from the side that beat the Highlanders before the break, with two changes in the backs. Halfback Finlay Christie and second-five Harry Plummer will start after coming off the […]

Jimmy Tupou

From Pukekohe High School, the lock/loose forward was selected for the 2012 Junior World Championship winning New Zealand Under-20 side in South Africa. That same year Jimmy made his debut for Counties Manukau. The Steelers flanker became a central figure in their promotion from the Mitre 10 Cup Championship and Ranfurly Shield success. The former […]

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 […]

07 Jul 2020

Exciting winger signs for another two years

Exciting young winger Mark Telea will extend his time at the Blues for at least another two years. The 23-year-old Blues Super Rugby rookie today confirmed he has re-signed until 2022, following on from No 8 Hoskins Sotutu who announced his two-year extension yesterday. Telea has produced some eye-catching stats in the initial seven games […]

Sonny Bill Williams

Auckland-born, Mount Albert Grammar graduate, Sonny Bill Williams developed in Rugby League. He first represented the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs when he was 19, where his devastating defence and offloading ability made him a cult-hero in the sport.  He took his exceptional skillset to France in 2008 to play for Tana Umaga’s Toulon side before signing to […]

06 Jul 2020

Sotutu to extend time with Blues

Fast-developing loose forward Hoskins Sotutu will remain at the Blues until at least 2022. The 21-year-old Sotutu has added a further two years to his initial contract after joining the Blues in 2019, having come through the organisation’s development programme, playing for Auckland and New Zealand Under-20s. He has been a standout in Investec Super […]

Orbyn Leger

Orbyn is an exciting back line player hailing form the Counties Manukau province. He began his playing career in 2015 at first five-eighth for the Samoa Under 20s side before switching allegiance to New Zealand for the 2016 and 2017 editions of the tournament. One of only a handful of players to attend 3 different Under […]