07 Jun 2017

Historic victory against Lions

This Blues side etched its name in the history books with a glorious, hard-fought 22-16 victory over the visiting British & Irish Lions, in front of a vocal Eden Park crowd of more than 40,000 people. Following a rousing haka, the British & Irish Lions went more than 12 phases before the Blues finally got […]

James Kerr

The winger started out his Super Rugby career with the Blues before switching allegiance to the Crusaders in 1997. He was instrumental in the Crusaders’ 1998 victory over the Blues at Eden Park in the Super 12 final, stealing the ball and scoring the game-winning try. 

06 Jun 2017

Blues legend receives knighthood

We’re delighted by the news that Blues rugby legend Michael Jones has been made a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in this year’s Queen’s birthday honours. The rugby hall-of-famer – known affectionately as ‘Ice Man’ – has been recognised for the wonderful work he’s done for the Pacific community. That work […]

Dylan Mika

Dylan Mika is one of the few NZ Rugby players to represent two nations at international level: Samoa in 1994 and New Zealand in 1999. He played flanker for the Blues between 1996 and 1998 as well as 2000, interspersed with one season at the Chiefs in 1999.  It was while with the Chiefs that […]

26 Jul 2017

Photos: Blues Awards 2017

Read more about this year’s Blues Awards and our award winners here. Pics by Photosport NZ

Michael Scott

The Blues halfback joined two All Black stars Jonah Lomu and Joeli Vidiri while playing for Counties Manukau. He also played for the NZ Maori. 

Chris Rose

The Counties Manukau representative may have only played one game for the Blues, but he made it count scoring one of the Blues’ five tries against the Brumbies. Amazingly, the Brumbies also scored five tries but pulled ahead with two extra penalty goals.  

13 Jul 2017

Faumuina, Luatua to start for final time for Blues in Japan

Charlie Faumuina and Steven Luatua will play their last games for the Blues in their Investec Super Rugby season finale against the Sunwolves in Tokyo on Saturday. Coach Tana Umaga has honoured the club’s first ever clash against the Sunwolves with their strongest possible combination including the Blues’ All Blacks Jerome Kaino, Faumuina, Ofa Tu’ungafasi […]

Jason Chandler

The Wellington born lock got his start for the Blues in 1996 and then again in 2000, earning four caps over the two years. He made more of an impact at NPC level, initially with Manawatu, followed by five years with Auckland and two with Bay of Plenty. He also spent three years playing in […]