Onosa’i Auva’a

Onosa’i Auva’a was called into the Blues as a replacement in 2006 and quickly adjusted to the demands of Super 14 rugby. He played for the Blues until 2009, then moved to England to play for the Sale Sharks from 2011 to 2012. He represented New Zealand at Under-19 and Under-21 level, and won gold with […]

Regan Tamihere

Regan Tamihere played a full year of rugby for North Harbour in 2006, the same year he earned his first Blues cap. He was dropped from the provincial side at the end of the same year, prompting Regan to pursue a career in the police force. He returned to rugby in 2011 to play substitute for […]

13 Jun 2019

Blues gear up for final challenge

The Blues are determined to finish their Investec Super Rugby season with a flourish against the Hurricanes in Wellington on Saturday. They welcome back All Blacks Rieko Ioane and Patrick Tuipulotu after their final All Blacks stand-down last week in their agonising one-point loss against the Reds. Tuipulotu will join with Scott Scrafton in the […]

Brent Ward

After three campaigns of sterling service to the Hurricanes between 2003-2005, Auckland born Brent Ward returned home in 2006 to play his one and only season for the Blues. A stalwart of the Auckland NPC team, he was the leading points scorer in the 2005 NPC with 137 points, and he brought up 500 first […]

14 Feb 2019

Akira Ioane chalks up 50th cap for Blues

While just 23 years of age, outstanding No8 Akira Ioane will celebrate his 50thgame for the Blues in Saturday’s Investec Super Rugby opener against the Crusaders at Eden Park. Ioane has showed his resilience in amassing 48 Super games and the memorable win over the Lions, playing in every Super game for the Blues over […]

11 Feb 2019

STATSports partner with the Blues.

Global leaders in sports GPS performance tracking, STATSports partner with the Blues. The Blues squad will begin work with the revolutionary STATSports technology immediately. The high-resolution units measure physical metrics including distance, speed, acceleration, deceleration, high-speed running, load, and heart rate in training and game day.  And, vitally, will allow the club’s fitness department to […]

Junior Poluleuligaga

Halfback Junior Poluleuligaga began his career with North Harbour and in 2006 was selected in the Blues squad. In 2007 he played for Samoa in the Pacific Nations Cup, and later that year in the Rugby World Cup in France. He spent a short time with French Club RC Toulon, then Harlequins in Europe. In 2009 […]

Tim Dow

A very mobile player for a hooker, Dow’s selection in the Blues in 2006 came after yet another good season for Northland in the NPC. Dow had a knack of scoring tries, and learned much from training alongside Keven Mealamu and being coached by former international hooker and Blues coach at the time, David Nucifora.

04 Feb 2019

BYO Seat to Eden Park Matches

Do you love sitting on your favourite seat to watch Blues games? Now you can bring that seat to the game and enjoy the atmosphere of watching your team live at the home of rugby, Eden Park.  The Blues and Eden Park have teamed up to bring you the BYO Seat Zone. Around 300 seats […]

Vili Waqaseduadua

The New Zealand Sevens representative had the ability to scythe through the narrowest of gaps, but with Doug Howlett, Joe Rokocoko, Rudi Wulf and Anthony Tuitavake all ahead of him in the pecking order at the Blues, Waqaseduadua had limited opportunities to show his worth. In 2007 the Highlanders recruited him, and in 2008 the Chiefs picked […]