03 Jul 2020

Barrett chooses Suntory side for his Japan experience

Blues player Beauden Barrett has confirmed the club he will play for in Japan during his playing sabbatical break away from New Zealand next year. Barrett, who signed a four-year deal with New Zealand Rugby and the Blues last year, will miss next year’s Super Rugby season and play for the Suntory Sungoliath club based […]

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 […]

17 Feb 2020

development team schedules released

The next generation of Blues hopefuls get their campaign underway when the Ganellen Blues Under 20s take on their Hurricanes counterparts in Napier on Saturday February 29. It is the first of three games in the campaign that includes a home and away series against the Chiefs Under 20s. A wider training group of 42 […]

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 […]

17 Feb 2020

Two key players off injury list for South Africa tour

Two players including All Black Rieko Ioane have come off the injury list to join the 27-strong Blues squad that is en route to South Africa. The Blues will take on the Bulls in Pretoria and the Stormers in Cape Town over the next two weeks in Investec Super Rugby. Ioane and Otere Black are […]

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 […]

12 Feb 2020

Excited, ready and waiting for Crusaders’ challenge

The Blues are excited to return home to Eden Park to host defending champions Crusaders in the traditional barn-burning Investec Super Rugby clash on Friday night. The two teams have a traditional rivalry like no other, including the 24-22 thriller decided after fulltime at Eden Park last year. “When the Super Rugby schedule comes out […]

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. […]

25 Jun 2020

No trains to Eden Park this weekend

Auckland Transport is reminding those attending the Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa game this weekend to plan ahead, with the Western Line (including Britomart to Eden Park) train services not running. Special Event buses and scheduled AT Metro services will still operate so Blues fans can get to the game in time for the kick-off at […]

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. […]