John Afoa

The powerful, explosive prop played for the Blues between 2004 and 2011, earning 101 caps in the process. Afoa was renowned for his versatility, working on his throwing to be able to cover hooker when needed.   Afoa played every minute of the Blues’ 2006 Rebel Sport Super 14 season, the only forward to do so. He left New Zealand to play for Ulster […]

29 May 2019

Blues focussed on powerful Friday performance

Buoyed by plenty of positives over the last few weeks, the Blues have named a largely unchanged team for what they hope will be the first in a flourishing final three regular-season games against the Bulls at Eden Park on Friday. Coach Leon MacDonald has retained virtually the same starting line-up that produced an impressive […]

Piers Francis

The Kent-born first five-eighth has been educated in both northern and southern hemisphere rugby. Francis initially served a three-year apprenticeship with the Saracens Academy before moving to New Zealand in 2011 to take up a place in the Auckland squad. He remained in New Zealand another year, playing for Waikato and the Chiefs Wider Training […]

21 May 2019

Take a shot at goal & win a SONY prize pack!

Have you always wanted to slot the game winner under lights at Eden Park? Well here’s your last chance for the 2019 season! During half time at the Blues v Bulls on Friday May 31st you could have a shot at the goal for the chance to take home a SONY electronics prize pack containing […]

26 Apr 2016

Family Zone Pack Prize Draw T&Cs

Instructions, prizes and information on how to enter form part of these conditions of entry. By entering, entrants accept these conditions of entry. The Promoter is the Blues, Blues HQ, 30 Campbells Crescent, Epsom, Auckland 1051. The promotional period begins at 3pm, Friday 22 April 2016 and concludes at midnight, Thursday 28 April 2016. Entries […]

Leighton Price

Leighton Price, who is 1.98m and 112kg, has played 41 First Class games in the national provincial competition for Hawkes Bay, Bay of Plenty and since 2011 for Taranaki where he works as a diesel mechanic. Price was a former New Zealand Undr-20 lock and was selected for the Maori All Blacks for their northern […]

23 May 2019

Blues look to test themselves against Champions

The Blues are excited to test themselves against the best when they travel to Christchurch to take on the Crusaders in their Investec Super Rugby clash on Saturday. Coach Leon MacDonald said while the Blues had played well in their closely-fought loss to the Super Rugby Champions in the opening game, that the Crusaders had […]

Charlie Faumuina

With dominant physicality and the ability to cover both tight both sides of the scrum, this prop is an influential leader in the Blues team. The talented All Black possesses impressive ball handling skills and outstanding footwork to match the real power he brings to the Blues front row. The Papatoetoe High School graduate made […]