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 […]

Jackson Willison

Jackson Willison was an experienced midfield back with a reputation for solid defence. He joined the Blues in 2013 with five seasons of Super Rugby under his belt and a championship with the Chiefs in 2012. He constantly sets high standards for himself and the team. He’s known as a hard worker and a great […]

17 Nov 2015

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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 […]

Baden Kerr

Baden Kerr made the most of his opportunities in his first year of Super Rugby in 2013 and looked for more game time in 2014. His goal kicking and kicking out of hand were world class and would confidently drive his rugby team around the field and imposes himself physically on the game. He guided […]

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.

20 Feb 2020

Blues region players to attend NZ U20 Camp

Eleven players from the Blues region have been selected in a 52-strong squad selected for the New Zealand Under-20 camp in Palmerston North next month. This is the first step towards selecting the team to compete at July’s World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Italy. The 11 Blues region players include Blues ITC players, who trained […]

Brendon O’Connor

Brendon O’Connor was an intelligent loose forward and former New Zealand U20s representative who excelled at the Blues. O’Connor was a member of the Blues squad that played against France in 2013, which did not contribute to his total Super Rugby caps. He won the 2015 Blues’ MVP award as well as the Players’ Player […]

21 Feb 2020

Key changes for altitude test against Bulls

The Blues will employ a horses-for-courses approach to their team to take on the Bulls at altitude in Pretoria in Investec Super Rugby at the weekend. Coach Leon MacDonald has taken the sizeable Bulls pack, the rarefied airs at 1.3km above sea level as well as the rock-hard surface that will promote running rugby into […]

Culum Retallick

He was a mobile lineout forward with a strong running game. Culum, cousin of All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick, wais known for his ability to execute at the set piece and as a hardworking leader in the team. Culum was a member of the Blues squad that played against France in 2013, which did not […]