George Moala

With his considerable athleticism and power, George had attracted plenty of attention as one of the hardest midfield backs to tackle. George is a graduate from Tamaki College, playing for Auckland Under-20 in 2010 before selection to Auckland in 2011, where he has played 45 times. He earned promotion to the Blues in 2012, earning […]

03 Jul 2019

Blues named in Maori All Blacks

Five players who were part of the Blues environment this season have been named in the New Zealand Maoris for home and away clashes against Fiji this month. They include Marcel Renata, No 8 Akira Ioane, halfback Jonathan Ruru, first-five Otere Black as well as Northland and Blues Injury Replacement Player Ross Wright (prop). The […]

23 Feb 2016

2021 Draw and Results

   

Epalahame Faiva

Young Auckland hooker who learned the game at Wesley College, gaining selection to the NZ U20 side (2013 and 2014). He played for the Eden Ruby Club as a youth before trying his hand at rugby league. During his time at Wesley College he was selected for several age rep teams at Counties Manukau before […]

03 Jul 2019

Six Blues named in Black

Six Blues players have been named in the initial All Blacks squad named for the opening Tests in the 2019 Investec Rugby Championship.

02 Mar 2016

SKYCITY Player of the day

Round One – Blues v Highlanders, February 26th Blake Gibson And the winning voters, receiving a $50 SKYCITY Gift Voucher, are Max Woodard, Dave Nash and Stephen Chapman. We’ll be in touch shortly! Round Two – Crusaders v Blues, March 4th Jerome Kaino And the winning voters, receiving a $50 SKYCITY Gift Voucher, are Kapitirua Teaurima, Chi Hou Chang and Karen […]

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 […]

27 Jun 2019

Former St Kents pivot to join in 2020

Tasman and Hurricanes halfback Finlay Christie will move back home to play for the Blues starting from the 2020 Investec Super Rugby season. The 23-year-old, who is the back-up to TJ Perenara at the Hurricanes this year, has signed with the Blues for two years, joining Jonathan Ruru and Sam Nock who have both extended […]

22 Feb 2016

2016 Points Table

TEAM P W D L BP PTS Hurricanes 15 11 0 4 9 53 Lions 15 11 0 4 8 52 Stormers 15 10 1 4 9 51 Brumbies 15 10 0 5 3 43 Highlanders 15 11 0 4 8 52 Chiefs 15 11 0 4 7 51 Crusaders 15 11 0 4 6 […]

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 […]