Chris Noakes

Chris Noakes surprised many people with his strong performances and brilliant ability to drive the football team around the park in just his first season with the Blues in 2013. He had neck surgery at the end of the 2013 Blues season and missed Bay of Plenty’s ITM Cup campaign and has previously played Super […]

23 Dec 2015

Upcoming Events Calendar

  You can catch up with the Blues at events around town – and maybe even get a selfie with your favourite player. Save the dates, and come along to say Hi. We’d love to see you.

Frank Halai

A fast and powerful weapon on attack, Frank returned to the Blues in 2015 ready to again cut through defensive lines. As a former NZ Sevens superstar Frank was known for his try scoring and ability to beat defenders, which saw him awarded his first All Black cap in 2013. Frank was a member of […]

Albert Nikoro

Albert earned five caps for the Blues between 2012 and 2014, before signing on with the Western Force in 2015. The exciting youngster showed glimpses of his potential against the Reds in 2913 with a strong running game and a superb 55-metre goal kick, before an ACL injury ruled him out of action for six […]

Charles Piutau

A rapid rise to a world-class performer Charles was a Blues try-scoring machine and one of the most elusive players in New Zealand rugby. Charles made his All Black debut in 2013, earning 16 caps for the national side. The Tongan native also played Under-20s with his home country before pledging allegiance to New Zealand. […]

20 Feb 2019

Blues & MIT sign partnership agreement

No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.  That’s the culture Manukau Institute of Technology’s School of Sport lives by and the approach MIT is taking into its new partnership with the Blues.  “At tertiary level, there’s no one forcing you to turn up every day. We want to […]

20 Feb 2019

Nanai makes UK move at season’s end.

Blues winger Melani Nanai, 25, has signed a three-year contract to continue his rugby career in UK and will play for the Worcester Warriors in the Gallagher Premiership next season. The elusive-running winger/fullback has earned 48 caps for the Blues since his debut in 2015 and played 35 times for Auckland including in the successful […]

Cam Goodhue

Cam Goodhue has played Sevens and the NPC for Northland, but also has experience with the Canterbury side. He earned one cap for the Blues while providing injury cover in 2012. In 2013, he left New Zealand to play one season with Worcester and then London Welsh before a recurring back injury curtailed his rugby career. […]