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 […]

16 Jun 2020

Tuipulotu signs through to 2023

New Zealand Rugby and the Blues have secured the key signature of All Blacks lock and Blues captain Patrick Tuipulotu who has re-signed through until the 2023 Rugby World Cup. The news comes hot on the heels of the successful opening weekend of Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa which saw Tuipulotu’s Blues beat the Hurricanes 30-20 […]

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 […]

12 Jun 2020

Selection headaches for Hurricanes clash

Blues head coach Leon MacDonald has had his toughest selection job to decide his team for the opening match of the Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa. MacDonald said ‘Competition for selection has been intense throughout a number of positions’, as the Blues prepare to meet the Hurricanes at Eden Park on Sunday afternoon. “It has been […]

18 Apr 2016

Blues Jackpot

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 […]

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 […]

13 Jun 2020

Full house for Season opener

The Blues has advised that there is a full house for Sunday’s Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa match at Eden Park. There will be no gate sales available and organisers advise fans to allow extra time to get to and from the game with a 3.35pm start. Blues CEO Andrew Hore said the Blues are humbled […]

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 […]