Congratulations Ofa, Charlie, Patrick & Jerome! #AllBlacks #SteinlagerSeries
Congratulations Ofa, Charlie, Patrick & Jerome! #AllBlacks #SteinlagerSeries
- 29 May 16, 2:10am -
We fought hard, but the Crusaders were just too strong tonight. Massive effort from the boys & amazing support from our fans - it's good to be back at the Park!
We fought hard, but the Crusaders were just too strong tonight. Massive effort from the boys & amazing support from our fans - it's good to be back at the Park!
- 28 May 16, 10:02am -
2 tries (West, Moala) + 1 con + 1 pg (West) has the Blues up 15-10 in #BLUvCRU
2 tries (West, Moala) + 1 con + 1 pg (West) has the Blues up 15-10 in #BLUvCRU
- 28 May 16, 8:24am -
Keep your eyes out for laces like Piers' tonight #foreveryone @piersfrancis・・・Supporting the diversity focus tonight with my colourful laces. Very appropriate for me having been shown the love regardless of my accent! #diversity @bluesrugbyteam
Keep your eyes out for laces like Piers' tonight #foreveryone @piersfrancis・・・Supporting the diversity focus tonight with my colourful laces. Very appropriate for me having been shown the love regardless of my accent! #diversity @bluesrugbyteam
- 28 May 16, 4:49am -
A perfect day for some rugby! KO at 7.35pm! #BLUvCRU
A perfect day for some rugby! KO at 7.35pm! #BLUvCRU
- 28 May 16, 4:15am -
The 🌧 has cleared, so the boys are straight in to #captainsrun ahead of #BLUvCRU at @edenparkstadium - who'll be there to Back the Blues?!
The 🌧 has cleared, so the boys are straight in to #captainsrun ahead of #BLUvCRU at @edenparkstadium - who'll be there to Back the Blues?!
- 26 May 16, 11:27pm -
  • BNZ Gives #BluesBFF The Thumbs Up
    The Blues’ ‘Best Foot Forward’ boot recycling initiative launched earlier this year is being given a kick along by BNZ. The bank has become a major partner of the community programme to collect pre-loved boots for re-distribution to worthy reci…
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  • Spencer back in blue for Brisbane Tens
    Three-time Super Rugby title winner Carlos Spencer will play for the Blues at the Brisbane Global Rugby Tens at Suncorp Stadium in February. Described by some as one of the most precocious talents to grace a rugby field, Spencer played 96 games for t…
    - 23 days ago 2 Nov 17, 12:00am -
  • Blues look ahead to 2018 Super Rugby with mix of proven and prospects
    The Blues have secured some exciting new additions to boost a settled core of proven performers for their 2018 Investec Super Rugby Championship campaign. Ten current or former All Blacks are joined by some impressive 2017 Blues players to form the n…
    - 24 days ago 1 Nov 17, 12:00am -
  • Duffie earns All Blacks selection
    Outstanding form in Super Rugby and the Mitre-10 Cup has been rewarded with Matt Duffie selected for the All Blacks’ Northern Tour to England, France, Wales and Scotland. Duffie is one of six Blues players selected and the only new cap among the ou…
    - 32 days ago 24 Oct 17, 12:00am -
  • Ruru joins Blues halfback ranks
    Former Hawkes Bay and current Otago halfback Jonathan Ruru will join the Blues for the 2018 Investec Super Rugby season. Ruru will join current halfbacks Augustine Pulu and Sam Nock in the Blues squad. The Hawkes Bay player moved to Otago last year w…
    - 44 days ago 12 Oct 17, 12:00am -
  • Future Blues Finals Day

    - 62 days ago 24 Sep 17, 12:00am -
  • Revamped Investec Super Rugby format excites the Blues
    The Blues are excited by a challenging fixture list for the revamped 2018 Investec Super Rugby season, with the draw announced today. Under the new format all New Zealand teams play each other twice – home and away – which means more action-packe…
    - 65 days ago 21 Sep 17, 12:00am -
  • Day-night affair for BGRT
    The Blues will kick off 2018 at the Brisbane Global Rugby Tens, with the second edition of the showcase pre-season tournament to be held on Friday 9 and Saturday February 10 at Suncorp Stadium. Following a hugely popular debut in 2017, the event swit…
    - 87 days ago 30 Aug 17, 12:00am -
  • Promising NZ U20s join Blues
    Two highly promising young prospects, Dalton Papalii and Caleb Clarke, will join the Blues in the Investec Super Rugby next year. Papalii has already forged a close involvement with the Blues, as a graduate of the club’s Under-17 and Under-18 progr…
    - 92 days ago 25 Aug 17, 12:00am -
  • Backline stars extend their time at the Blues
    The exciting Blues back trio of Michael Collins, Matt Duffie and Melani Nanai have all signed extended contracts with the club in the Investec Super Rugby. Duffie and Nanai have committed to the Blues until the end of 2019, with Collins, originally s…
    - 95 days ago 22 Aug 17, 12:00am -
  • Charlie Amesbury: ‘We have got the team to win it’
    The Blues drew twice in their first three matches ... Nick Koster is another standout; Nick has played Super 15s rugby and is a big ball carrier up front.’ When asked what style of rugby his team wants to play, Amesbury, with good reason, is less .…
    - 9 hours ago 24 Nov 17, 5:09am -
  • Edinburgh Rugby sign stand-off Simon Hickey from Bordeaux Begles
    Simon Hickey of Blues kicks the ball during a Super Rugby match at Canberra Stadium in April 2014. Picture: Getty Images • READ MORE - Edinburgh Rugby confirm signing of John Barclay in 2-year deal Hickey, who scored 124 points in 16 appearances fo…
    - 11 hours ago 24 Nov 17, 3:59am -
  • Take 20: Captaining the Ireland U-20 side a career highlight to date for emerging Leinster flanker
    Akira Ioane - the Blues player and Maori All Blacks forward ... It seems like only yesterday that he was winning a Super Rugby title with the Hurricanes before landing on these shores. 'Tadhg is a man of the people down here' Brian Lowry New Ross RFC…
    - 20 hours ago 23 Nov 17, 6:58pm -
  • Racing put no obstacles in my way, says O’Gara
    Racing 92 owner and president Jacky Lorenzetti tried four times to persuade Ronan O’Gara to pass on a move to Super Rugby champions ... man Alistair Rogers works as a defence coach with the Blues). Crusaders chief executive Hamish Riach expressed .…
    - 1 day ago 23 Nov 17, 9:33am -
  • Legendary All Black Zinzan Brooke set to present the awards at Egremont Rugby Club this weekend
    The 52-year-old former number eight, who is regarded as one of the best rugby players of all time, played 58 Tests for New Zealand and 42 non-international matches for the All Blacks. He captained Auckland Blues to Super 12 championships in 1996 and…
    - 1 day ago 23 Nov 17, 6:16am -
  • Former New Zealand Under-20 captain Simon Hickey joins Edinburgh
    Hickey's Super Rugby debut came for the Blues in February 2014, going on to make 16 appearances and score 124 points for the franchise. The pivot joined Top-14 side Bordeaux-Begles in October 2015, contributing 235 points in 28 appearances so far.
    - 1 day ago 23 Nov 17, 4:58am -
  • Premiership Heroes: Jackson Willison
    After growing up in New Zealand, a young Willison cut his teeth in Super Rugby playing for the Chiefs from 2009 to 2012 – winning the title in his final season with the club. John Kirwan then signed the dynamic centre for the Blues, and Willison ar…
    - 2 days ago 22 Nov 17, 2:53pm -
  • Crusaders confirm Ronan O'Gara signing
    With our coaching group and playing squad now complete, I can't wait to get this 2018 season underway." O'Gara will be the only foreign coach in the New Zealand Super Rugby set up, other than Welshman Alistair Rogers at the Blues.
    - 2 days ago 22 Nov 17, 2:44pm -
  • The Reaction In New Zealand To Ronan O'Gara's Fascinating Move To Crusaders
    ... Gara will be the only foreign coach in the New Zealand Super Rugby set up, other than Welshman Alistair Rogers at the Blues. Crusaders, meanwhile, announced the news that O'Gara would be joining by deploying a deeply painful bit of diddly' Irish…
    - 2 days ago 22 Nov 17, 12:05pm -
  • Uelese commits to Rebels
    Uelese made three Super Rugby appearances this year after his debut off the bench against the Blues in the opening round of the 2017 season at AAMI Park. The young hooker caught the eye of Wallabies coach Michael Cheika with his impressive performanc…
    - 4 days ago 21 Nov 17, 12:11am -
  • Ioane blow for All Blacks
    All Blacks flyer Rieko Ioane has been ruled out of his side’s penultimate November international encounter against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.
    - 5 days ago 19 Nov 17, 5:13pm -
  • New Zealand Super Rugby squads named for 2018
    New Zealand’s five Super Rugby franchises, the Crusaders, Hurricanes, Highlanders, Chiefs and Blues, have confirmed their squads for 2018.
    - 23 days ago 1 Nov 17, 8:35am -
  • Duffie revels in All Blacks call-up
    Four shoulder operations and two ACL injuries couldn’t knock new cap Matt Duffie back as he celebrates his selection for the All Blacks’ tour.
    - 31 days ago 24 Oct 17, 2:43pm -
  • Weepu calls time on career
    Former All Blacks, Hurricanes and Blues scrum-half Piri Weepu has announced his retirement from the game with immediate effect.
    - 41 days ago 14 Oct 17, 12:24pm -
  • Black injury blow for Blues
    New Blues fly-half Otere Black will miss the start of next year’s Super Rugby season after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament for Manawatu.
    - 42 days ago 13 Oct 17, 9:44am -
  • Blues sign Otago scrum-half
    The Blues have signed former Hawkes Bay and current Otago scrum-half Jonathan Ruru for their 2018 Super Rugby campaign.
    - 43 days ago 12 Oct 17, 10:20am -
  • Blues re-sign backline trio
    The exciting back trio of Michael Collins, Matt Duffie and Melani Nanai have all signed extended contracts with Super Rugby outfit the Blues.
    - 94 days ago 22 Aug 17, 8:06am -
  • Blues lock in second row duo
    Locks Scott Scrafton and Gerard Cowley-Tuioti have signed extended Super Rugby contracts with the Blues until 2019.
    - 99 days ago 17 Aug 17, 8:47am -
  • Kaino to address tackle technique
    New Zealand loose forward Jerome Kaino says he will alter the way he defends after two detrimental dismissals for the Blues and All Blacks.
    - 15 Aug 17, 11:03am -
  • Apisai makes Blues switch
    Former New Zealand U20 captain and Maori All Black hooker Leni Apisai will play for the Blues in the Super Rugby competition until 2019.
    - 11 Aug 17, 9:44am -