23 May 2018
The 56-Test All Black, and current Tasman coach Leon MacDonald is already excited about his move to the Blues for the 2019 Super Rugby season. Leon was named last week as the assistant coach for the Blues under coach Tana Umaga for 2019. In fact he played for the Crusaders in 2003 Super Rugby final, […]
Fekitoa burst onto the scene as an 18-year-old at the Nationals sevens in 2011 where he was voted player of the tournament by Gordon Teitjens. In 2012 he played every game in the Auckland ITM Cup campaign, proving himself to be a physical defender and a strong runner with the ability to create space for […]
23 May 2018
A young man who came into the Blues as a two-week replacement and has now earned five caps as a starter including an eye-catching try. Twenty-one-year-old Orbyn Leger from Counties Manukau has earned his stripes not only with his excellent performances on the park, but his impressive work ethic on the training ground. Leger was […]
07 Nov 2015
McKenzie is one of three players in the 2013 squad that played in the 2013 New Zealand Under-20 team. He made his Super Rugby debut in 2013 before moving on to the Chiefs in 2015 and the Crusaders in 2016.
19 May 2018
BLUES VS CRUSADERS HIGHLIGHTS – 2018 SUPER RUGBY – ROUND 14
24 Nov 2015
The High Performance department works closely with out provincial union partners and NZ Rugby to develop players from our region to provide them the opportunity and support to transition successfully to Super Rugby. The objectives of the programme are aspiration, retain talent from our region and continue to grow our legacy of success. Tony Hanks […]
Gibson-Park had a difficult ITM Cup season with Taranaki and did not get a lot of exposure to game time, but when he did play he worked hard on his core role execution, which continued to improve. He was influential with the Blues from 2013 to 2015. In his second tour with the Maori All […]
17 May 2018
The Blues has a more settled and experienced look to its team to take on the Crusaders in the Investec Super Rugby clash at Eden Park on Saturday night. Pauliasi Manu is reunited in the front row with James Parsons and Ofa Tuungafasi, with the trio sporting 213 Super Rugby caps between them. The change […]
With three years of Counties Manukau ITM Cup experience under his belt, Raaymakers joined the Blues for his first and only Super Rugby campaign in 2013. The strong ball carrier was a member of the New Zealand Under-20 team in 2010 and had a huge work rate on the field.