12 Nov 2019

Hard work edict for Blues 2020 squad

There will be no new age approach for the Blues for the 2020 Investec Super Rugby competition. Head Coach Leon MacDonald said his 40-strong squad will follow a philosophy of hard work on and off the field if they are to realise their expectations this season. While the likes of high-profile players Sonny Bill Williams, […]

10 Nov 2019

Outstanding young English prospect to spend season with the Blues

The Blues have today announced that England international Joe Marchant will play the 2020 Investec Super Rugby competition for the club. The 23-year-old back has recently signed a long-term extension with the Harlequins club that includes a sabbatical leave that will enable him to experience a long-held ambition to play for a New Zealand team […]

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 […]

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 […]

29 Oct 2019

World-First Eden Park Double Header

The Vodafone Warriors and the Blues have today united the once-deeply-divided codes by jointly announcing what is believed to be a world-first rugby league-rugby union blockbuster double header to be played at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday, March 21 next year. The mouth-watering back-to-back games will not only bring the NRL and Super Rugby […]

19 Sep 2019

Narawa signs for 2020

Exciting young Bay of Plenty winger Emoni Narawa has signed for the Blues for the 2020 Investec Super Rugby season. The 20-year-old has been signed for two years after impressing the Blues coaches when he came in as a replacement player this season, and was a stand out player for the Blues A team against […]