Isaac Salmon

The former North Canterbury prop made his name in the Nelson club scene, before getting his chance with Tasman in 2017. At 22 years old, Isaac has became a regular tight head for Tasman, in an impressive front row containing a number of All Blacks.

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 […]

Glenn Preston

Team mates with Ofa Tuungafasi and Jimmy Tupou in the New Zealand Under-20s in 2012, the big loose forward moved to Italy to play professionally for two years. He returned to play for North Harbour in 2016, becoming a key part of a hard-working pack and was rewarded for that hard work and consistent performances […]

25 Jun 2020

Unchanged starting line-up for Landers

On the back of two straight wins, coach Leon MacDonald has resisted any change to his starting line-up for the third round of the Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa against the Highlanders. The Blues will host the southerners at Eden Park on Saturday, with a 7.05pm kick-off. MacDonald said a number of the squad have pressed […]

Jerome Kaino

Jerome was a gladiator for the Blues team, a leader by deeds rather than words. He was an All Black regular and key contributor to their back-to-back World Cup victories, earning himself 81 caps. Jerome is a centurion for the Blues with 139 caps. Only Keven Mealamu and has played more games for the club. […]

18 Jun 2020

Power pair return to take on Chiefs

All Black loose forwards Dalton Papalii and Akira Ioane return to the Blues starting line-up for Saturday’s second round of the Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa against the Chiefs in Hamilton. They are the only changes from the team that accounted for the Hurricanes 30-20 in the first-round clash at Eden Park. Papalii, who came off […]

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 […]