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 -
  • 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…
    - 5 days ago 21 Sep 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…
    - 32 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…
    - 35 days ago 22 Aug 17, 12:00am -
  • Young locks locked-down until 2019
    Two young locks will jump to new heights in the Mitre-10 Cup competition that kicks off this week after signing extended Super Rugby contracts with the Blues. Auckland’s Scott Scrafton and North Harbour’s Gerard Cowley-Tuioti have signed with the…
    - 40 days ago 17 Aug 17, 12:00am -
  • Hurricanes Hooker joins the Blues
    Former New Zealand Under-20 captain and Maori All Black hooker Leni Apisai will play for the Blues in the Investec Super Rugby competition until 2019. The 21-year-old, who will play for Wellington in the Mitre 10 Cup, has been a member of the Hurrica…
    - 46 days ago 11 Aug 17, 12:00am -
  • Leading from the front: Jimmy Tupou
    When Jimmy Tupou lead the Blues onto the field in his first ever game for the club – our round one clash against the Rebels in Melbourne – he joined Zinzan Brooke as the only other player to captain the team on debut. “That was only because Jam…
    - 48 days ago 9 Aug 17, 12:00am -
  • ‘BS4L’ 5 Year Celebration
    If you’ve been to a Blues game in the last five seasons, then the chances are very good that you’ve seen – or indeed heard – the Blues Supporters 4 Life group supporting our team from the lower east stand at Eden Park. “It just started out…
    - 48 days ago 9 Aug 17, 12:00am -
  • Saying goodbye to Charlie Faumuina
    At last night’s Blues Awards we bid farewell to the gentle giant with fast feet, a big heart, and an even bigger smile. That’s right. After a remarkable nine Super Rugby seasons with us, Charlie Faumuina leaves the Blues as the sixth most-capped…
    - 62 days ago 26 Jul 17, 12:00am -
  • Photos: Blues Awards 2017
    Read more about this year’s Blues Awards and our award winners here. Pics by Photosport NZ
    - 62 days ago 26 Jul 17, 12:00am -
  • Luatua named MVP
    Outstanding loose forward Steven Luatua has been voted our Most Valuable Player as well as the Players’ Player of the Year at the Blues Awards for 2017. The much-loved Blues stalwart, who is leaving the club for Bristol after earning 76 caps since…
    - 63 days ago 25 Jul 17, 12:00am -
  • Charles Piutau: ‘I felt invincible as an All Black … but it’s such a short career’
    Once he was axed from Hansen’s squad the NZRU refused to endorse an extension of Piutau’s contract with the Blues. He faced seven months outside ... “Pat gave me my first Super Rugby opportunity. I only had two weeks with him at Auckland before…
    - 9 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 8:45pm -
  • Charles Piutau on choosing Ulster over winning the World Cup
    Once he was axed from Hansen’s squad the NZRFU refused to endorse an extension of Piutau’s contract with the Blues. He faced seven months outside ... “Pat gave me my first Super Rugby opportunity. I only had two weeks with him at Auckland befor…
    - 14 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 3:05pm -
  • Everton star Oumar Niasse’s Bournemouth double earns lucky punter £12,000 of a £5 accumulator
    The Ladbrokes customer guessed the results of 10 football matches and a game of rugby. Niasse has come back ... 27, and the super sub's double came to the rescue of the Toffees. The Blues were 14-1 shots to pick up all three points before the Senegal…
    - 19 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 10:00am -
  • Crusaders not expected to host a game in Fiji next year
    Exactly where the Super Rugby champions will play their matches in 2018 has yet ... In the opening week, the Highlanders host the Blues, the defending champion Crusaders host the Chiefs, and the Hurricanes are in Pretoria against the Bulls.
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 17, 10:40pm -
  • Kiwi sides disadvantaged as new Super Rugby schedule confirmed
    Super Rugby's new schedule for the 2018 season has been released ... The opening week for New Zealand sides will see the Highlanders host the Blues, the champion Crusaders at home to the Chiefs, with the Hurricanes travelling to Pretoria to face the…
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 17, 10:09pm -
  • Opinion: Sean O’Brien Should Be Lauded For His Comments, Not Scorned
    Up to that point, the British and Irish Lions had performed poorly, scraping past a Provincial Union XV and losing to the Auckland Blues, the weakest of the ... who were unbeaten in their Super Rugby season at the time. One of the standout performers…
    - 4 days ago 22 Sep 17, 12:17pm -
  • Nacewa returns to lead Leinster charge
    Earlier this week, Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan was comparing the GPS results from his team's first three Guinness PRO14 games to those they had seen in Super Rugby. The game is slower ... to get into a gun-fight, the Blues should play to their strengt…
    - 4 days ago 22 Sep 17, 9:28am -
  • Robbie Henshaw reckons New Zealand will regret letting Bundee Aki move to Ireland
    Henshaw has since joined the Blues, but the Athlone man knows Aki well and is thrilled at the prospect of linking up in green with his former team-mate. Lam convinced Aki to join Connacht in 2014, just one year after lifting the Super Rugby title wit…
    - 4 days ago 22 Sep 17, 5:11am -
  • Super Rugby 2018
    It's just like the Blues have the toughest draw because they were the last ... I like that they recognise the draw is imbalanced, but, in the 2011-2015 version of Super Rugby, this was more down to who you don't play than who you do. Only one Austral…
    - 4 days ago 22 Sep 17, 4:48am -
  • S15 draw: Bulls have it toughest in SA?
    Cape Town – If the Lions, losing finalists for two successive seasons, are to go third time lucky in Super Rugby 2018, they can aim for the ... Sharks (h), Jaguares (h), Bulls (a), Blues (h), Sunwolves (h), Jaguares (a), Crusaders (h), Stormers (h…
    - 4 days ago 22 Sep 17, 3:41am -
  • Last weekend, our regions best U14-U16...
    Last weekend, our regions best U14-U16 talent were together at the Future Blues Finals Day. Thanks to our sponsors nib New Zealand, the players, coaches, and supporters who helped make it such an awesome event. Check out the video brought to you by n…
    - 1 day ago 25 Sep 17, 4:33am -
  • Get kitted out and save big...
    Get kitted out and save big this Saturday at our ONE DAY SALE! It's on from 10am 'til 5pm at Alexandra Park, Greenlane. Adults jerseys were $150 NOW $84.95Adults hoodies from $29.95 Limited Edition Balls $39.95Plus t-shirts, singlets, scarves &…
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 17, 7:43pm -
  • Yesterday, we had an exciting day at the Future...
    Yesterday, we had an exciting day at the Future Blues Finals Day, brought to you by nib New Zealand. A special congratulations to Auckland East winning the U14's grade and Auckland South taking out the U16's grade! Check out some of the action from t…
    - 2 days ago 24 Sep 17, 5:50am -
  • The first round of finals are underway at...
    The first round of finals are underway at Marist! The nib New Zealand fanzone is all ready to go with some goodies for the kids! #FutureBluesFinals
    - 3 days ago 22 Sep 17, 11:09pm -
  • The Future Blues Finals Day, brought to...
    The Future Blues Finals Day, brought to you by nib New Zealand is kicking off in less than 2 hours at the Marist Brothers Old Boys Rugby Club! Our U14's kick off at 11am, followed by our U16's at 12:30pm. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram for all th…
    - 3 days ago 22 Sep 17, 9:32pm -
  • This month, 8 regional U14-U16 teams have...
    This month, 8 regional U14-U16 teams have been competing in a Future Blues tournament. Tomorrow, they come together at the Future Blues Finals Day, brought to you by nib.Check out the draw and head to Panmure to see our regions best young talent com…
    - 4 days ago 22 Sep 17, 12:47am -
  • Our season kicks off down south...
    Our season kicks off down south against the Highlanders then we take on the Chiefs (our first of four local derbies) at home on March 2nd. Check out our full draw here: www.theblues.co.nz/draw
    - 5 days ago 21 Sep 17, 6:05am -
  • ever no challenger
    ever no challenger
    - 6 days ago 20 Sep 17, 10:00am -
  • Congratulations Patrick Tuipulotu it's great to hear...
    Congratulations Patrick Tuipulotu it's great to hear you're joining your Blues brothers for the trip to Argentina. Go well! http://www.allblacks.com/News/31444/familiar-faces-return-to-all-blacks-squad
    - 8 days ago 17 Sep 17, 11:42pm -
  • Tonight, at Toll Stadium in Whangarei, Northland take on...
    Tonight, at Toll Stadium in Whangarei, Northland take on North Harbour. We can't play favourites but you can. Who's it gonna be folks? Good luck men, may the best side win. #NORvHAR #Mitre10Cup
    - 12 days ago 14 Sep 17, 7:21am -
  • 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.
    - 35 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.
    - 40 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.
    - 42 days ago 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.
    - 46 days ago 11 Aug 17, 9:44am -
  • Super Rugby: Team of the Year
    Now that the dust has settled on the last-ever 18-team Super Rugby campaign, we sat down and eventually settled on our Team of the Year.
    - 50 days ago 7 Aug 17, 3:52pm -
  • Ranger signs for La Rochelle
    La Rochelle have announced the signing of former All Black wing Rene Ranger, who will join the Top 14 outfit on a two-year deal until 2019.
    - 59 days ago 29 Jul 17, 9:45am -
  • Super Rugby Review: Blues
    With the Super Rugby quarter-finalists now decided we take a look at those teams who missed out. Next up, it’s the Blues who finished ninth.
    - 68 days ago 19 Jul 17, 5:53pm -
  • Parsons defends under-fire Umaga
    Blues captain James Parsons has voiced his support for coach Tana Umaga following the team’s shock 48-21 defeat to the Sunwolves.
    - 69 days ago 19 Jul 17, 1:35pm -
  • Team of the Week: Super Rugby
    With the dust having settled on Round 17 of Super Rugby, we’ve gone through the action to pick out the best players of the last weekend.
    - 71 days ago 17 Jul 17, 1:31pm -
  • Umaga to look at himself first
    Blues head coach Tana Umaga revealed he will be looking at himself following their humiliating 48-21 loss to the Sunwolves on Saturday.
    - 73 days ago 15 Jul 17, 10:21am -