05 Mar 2020

Developing depth after trek back from South Africa

The Blues will call on their depth after a short week and long trek from South Africa to take on the Hurricanes in Wellington on Saturday in Investec Super Rugby. Coach Leon MacDonald said that a key finding from last year was that a number of the squad dropped their intensity after playing too many […]

Jimmy Cowan

With over 50 caps for the All Blacks, Jimmy joined the Blues in 2015 after a two-year contract with English rugby club Gloucester. Jimmy’s competiveness, skill set and great game awareness combined with his experience added a lot to the Blues in 2015. He earned 120 Super Rugby caps, 106 of which came from playing […]

22 Apr 2021

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 […]

03 Mar 2020

Afternoon start for Lions match to help out Sunwolves

The Blues will change their Investec Super Rugby kick-off time against the Lions in Auckland later this month to help out the Sunwolves who are relocating games to Australia with the current embargo on travel to Japan. Kick-off for the Blues-Lions game at Eden Park on Saturday 14 March will now be 4.25pm instead of […]

Hayden Triggs

A hard working player who was a key lineout contributor for the Blues, Triggs moved back to New Zealand after playing in Japan from 2011 to 2014. He is a former army mechanic whose athleticism and work ethic served any team well. He received 65 Super Rugby caps, a number of which he earned while […]

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 […]

28 Feb 2020

Faiane and Ioane return against Stormers

The Blues will call on the experienced pairing of TJ Faiane and All Black Rieko Ioane in the midfield in the starting team to take on unbeaten Stormers in Cape Town on Sunday morning (NZ time) in Investec Super Rugby. The pair has 85 caps for the Blues between them, with Faiane returning to the […]

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 […]

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 […]

27 Feb 2020

Ganellen U20s named to play Hurricanes U20s

Steven Bates and Dave Askew have named their first Ganellen Blues U20 team of the year. The team will travel to Napier to play the Hurricanes U20 in a Super Rugby curtain raiser at McLean Park, on Saturday the 29th of February. Bates and Askew have picked the promising Zarn Sullivan as captain, with Terrell […]