07 Nov 2015

Board

15 Nov 2018

MacDonald to lead re-structured coaching team

The Blues have restructured their coaching roles for the upcoming Investec Super Rugby Championship. Leon MacDonald has today been appointed as the new head coach on a three-year term while retaining the attack portfolio alongside Tom Coventry as the forwards coach and Daniel Halangahu as the skills and back coach. Tana Umaga will take up […]

Pita Ahki

Debuting in 2013 with the Blues, Pita showed impressive footwork and ball skills, making
him a dangerous attacking threat. A member
of the New Zealand Sevens team at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Pita’s speed and one-on- one defence are hallmarks on his game. At the end of 2015, Pita announced that he would be signing with the […]

07 Nov 2015

Community

The Blues community program aims to grow participation in rugby and make a positive difference in our region. We do this via partnerships and activities that enable us to share our love of rugby, inspire leadership qualities in young people and encourage healthy lifestyle choices. In 2017, we launched Best Foot Forward with the support […]

31 Oct 2018

Blues promote from within for 2019

With three exceptions, the Blues has looked to its own provincial unions and development programme to complete the line-up for the 2019 Investec Super Rugby Championship. Veteran All Black Centurion, Ma’a Nonu will return to a team he has played for on two occasions and joins with two new signings from Tasman in fellow midfield […]

Simon Hickey

Captain of both the King’s College 1st XV and 1st XI, Hickey was a New Zealand Schools rugby representative and also won the Gillette Cup player of the year twice (the mark of supremacy for high school cricket in New Zealand). In his first year out of school, Hickey was named Auckland Club Rugby Player of the […]

24 Nov 2015

Contact

Blues HQ 32 Campbell Crescent Epsom Auckland 1051 General enquiries: 09 846 5425 info@blues.rugby For information regarding New Zealand Rugby’s Independent Complaints Management Service including a phone line and online form click here. For Blues Club Membership enquiries please contact our Membership and Ticketing team: Email: membership@blues.rugby Phone: 09 815 4823 Or visit the Membership […]

01 Nov 2018

Five players to watch

Yesterday, coach Tana Umaga unveiled a 38-man squad full of proven talent, rising stars and marquee signings.   We’re not ones to play favourites, but here’s five players we think our fans will want to follow in 2019.   Karl Tu’inukuafe   All Black number 1171 has made a truly remarkable rise.   The 25-year-old […]

Benji Marshall

Born in Whatakane in the eastern Bay of Plenty, Benji Marshall moved to Australia at the age of 15 to take up a rugby league scholarship at Keebra Park State High School on the Gold Coast. He made his first class debut for the Wests Tigers in 2003 and went on to play 201 games […]

30 Oct 2018

Tu’inukuafe’s rapid rise continues

All Blacks prop Karl Tu’inukuafe will officially graduate from the international newcomers’ class of 2018 as one of the world’s best.   The 2018 All Black prop, who shot to fame after a shock call-up as injury cover for the All Blacks during the June international season, has been named one of three World Rugby […]