21 Nov 2019

New rookie Super Rugby dream shattered

Bay of Plenty lock Baden Wardlaw has announced his immediate retirement from rugby because of an historic medical condition. The 29-year-old had realised his lifelong dream when he was named in the Blues team for the upcoming Investec Super Rugby season. However, medical checks showed that he has three fused vertebrae in his neck, and […]

15 Feb 2016

Movers & Shakers

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 […]

19 Jun 2019

Blues Honour Season Standouts

After two years sidelined with knee reconstructions, midfielder TJ Faiane has been honoured as the Blues Most Valuable Player at the annual awards function. Faiane made an outstanding return to Super Rugby this year, starting in all-but the final match of the season, and playing in all 80 minutes in most games. It follows his […]

15 Feb 2016

Player history

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 […]

13 Jun 2019

Blues against Blues in France

Blues pit themselves against Blues when some noted alumni face off in the Top 14 Final in French rugby at a sold-out Stade de France this weekend. George Moala, who played 74 games for the Blues, was the standout player for Clermont Auverge in their semifinal 33-13 win over Lyon.He is joined by 61-cap Blues […]

21 Jan 2016

Barfoot & Thompson Mate’s Rates Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions The promoter is Blues Limited Partnership (‘’The Blues’’) The promotion period is 8.30am Monday 18th January until 5pm Thursday 25th February 2016. To enter the Trip to Wellington Promotion (‘Promotion’), entrants must purchase a Blues 3-game membership package (‘Membership Package’) before 5pm on 25th February 2016 and type in the code “BARTHO” […]

Billy Guyton

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 […]

05 Jun 2019

Blues chase quality performance against Queensland

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 […]