31 Mar 2016
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 […]
05 Jun 2019
Players on leave, others with or returning from injury, and form have led to six changes to the Blues team to take on the Queensland Reds in Brisbane on Friday night. All Blacks Rieko Ioane and co-captain Patrick Tuipulotu will sit out their second stand-down game while fellow international Dalton Papalii makes a welcome return […]
18 Apr 2016
We’re excited to introduce the Blues Jackpot! Each week we’re giving away amazing prizes. You can score everything from a Blues jersey to a jet boat ride on Auckland harbour. Sound good? Thought so. Check out the full list of prizes below. 2 x Gold Reserved Tickets to the remaining 3 home games Auckland Harbour […]
Born in Timaru but raised in Waimate, this talented halfback has been something of a rugby nomad in New Zealand. He played collegiate rugby in Christchurch for Shirley Boys High School before a move to Nelson College for his final year. Billy made his debut in the ITM Cup with North Otago, earning 29 caps […]
29 May 2019
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 […]
14 Apr 2016
The first five-eighth came in to the Blues with a number of years experience in professional rugby, playing in Italy, England, Japan and for both the Highlanders and Crusaders. Bowden played Under-19 and Under-21 rugby for New Zealand.
21 May 2019
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 […]
Jordan Manihera came in to the Blues as injury cover during the 2014 Super Rugby season, covering for Joe Edwards. He played two games, both in South Africa on the team’s South African tour.