News Archive

11 Feb 2015

2015 News

  • The Blue Print: Round 15

    23 May 2015 The Blues fell to the visiting Hurricanes at Eden Park for round 15 of the competition.
  • Parsons takes on captaincy for the Blues

    21 May 2015 James Parsons becomes the third All Black to take on the captaincy role for the Blues
  • The Blue Print: Round 14

    15 May 2015 The boys made it a three from three defence of Eden Park tonight, stepping up to face the strong Bulls and coming away victorious
  • Blues statement regarding coaching decision

    15 May 2015 Statement from chairman of Blues
  • Faumuina completes All Black front

    13 May 2015 Charlie Faumuina returns to form an All Black front for the Blues in Friday night’s Super Rugby clash against the Bulls at Eden Park.
  • Blues News: Edition 15

    13 May 2015 We’re ramping up to our final four games of the 2015 Investec Super Rugby season – all of them at our home stadium Eden Park!
  • Three Blues selected for NZ U20

    12 May 2015 Three Blues players have been selected for the New Zealand Under 20 team to compete at the World Rugby Under 20 Championship in Italy next month.
  • The Blue Print: Round 13

    09 May 2015 The Blues faced a tough Rebels team in Melbourne, coming away from their last away game defeated 42-22.
  • Luatua to captain, new Blues to start

    07 May 2015 Steven Luatua is set to captain his first Blues team this weekend when they face the Melbourne Rebels at AAMI Park on Friday.
  • George Moala sentencing outcome

    06 May 2015 The Blues' statement in response to the George Moala sentencing outcome
  • Blues News: Edition 14

    06 May 2015 We’re heading in to the final five games of our 2015 season. There’s just one more away match against the Rebels in Melbourne before we return home.
  • Luatua steps in to lead the Blues

    06 May 2015 Twenty-four year old All Black Steven Luatua has been named to lead the Blues for the rest of the Super Rugby season
  • The Blue Print: Round 12

    02 May 2015 The Blues pulled off a stellar win against the Western Force at Eden Park, beating the visitors 41-24
  • All Blacks return for Force match

    30 Apr 2015 The Blues welcome back captain Jerome Kaino and fellow All Blacks Charles Piutau and James Parsons for the Saturday's game against the Western Force
  • Blues News: Edition 13

    29 Apr 2015 We're loving on rugby this week, inviting Junior Rugby players to the game and passing on our passion for the game to future generations. Take a look at what's going on at Blues HQ
  • The Blue Print: Round Eleven

    25 Apr 2015 The ANZAC Day match saw the Crusaders emerge with a win over the Blues
  • All Blacks Rotate for Blues

    23 Apr 2015 The All Blacks front row, who all came off the bench last week, will start for the Blues against the Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday.
  • All Blacks Rotate for Blues

    23 Apr 2015 The All Blacks front row, who all came off the bench last week, will start for the Blues against the Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday.
  • Blues News: Edition 12

    22 Apr 2015 In honour of the 100-year anniversary of the 1915 Gallipoli Campaign, rugby is remembering those who fought for our country. Read on to find out how
  • Ofa shaves for Starship

    20 Apr 2015 Ofa Tu’ungafasi is not only a powerful prop for the Blues but is also a dad who wants to support our national children’s hospital, Starship.
  • The Blue Print: Round Ten

    18 Apr 2015 An incredible four try second half wasn't enough to pull the Blues ahead of the Highlanders
  • ‘New Names’ Feature in Blues Line-Up

    16 Apr 2015 The Blues will be wearing the names of New Zealand children who have won a charity auction raising awareness and funds for Plunket
  • The Blue Print: Round Five

    16 Apr 2015 The team challenged the top team in the NZ competition & almost stole the victory, but were unable to finish ahead. The final score was 30-23.
  • The Blue Print: Round Four

    16 Apr 2015 It was Keven Mealamu's 163rd Super Rugby appearance, breaking the world record, but the Blues couldn't pull out a win against the Lions.
  • The Blue Print: Round Two

    16 Apr 2015 The Blues played 60 minutes with only 14 men on the field and fought intelligently against a strong attacking game from the Stormers. Read more here.
  • Ioane to start against Highlanders

    16 Apr 2015 Outstanding teenage prospect Akira Ioane will make his Super Rugby debut for the Blues against the Highlanders on Saturday.
  • Blues News: Edition 11

    15 Apr 2015 Riding the wave of our recent win, there's been plenty of good news coming through the Blues pipeline.
  • Blues Dev team to play Hurricanes Dev

    13 Apr 2015 A strong Blues Development squad has been named for this Tuesday's match against Hurricanes Development in Taupo.
  • nib and the Blues surprise and delight

    11 Apr 2015 To celebrate nib and the Blues' new partnership the team headed out in to the Auckland community
  • The Blue Print: Round Nine

    10 Apr 2015 The Blues left Eden Park with a 16-14 victory over the Brumbies, in a tense and breathtaking finish
  • KFC Curtain Raisers: Takapuna v Macleans

    10 Apr 2015 KFC Curtain Raisers kick-off tonight ahead of the Blues v Brumbies match at Eden Park
  • nib upgrading to Principal Partner of the Blues

    09 Apr 2015 nib has reaffirmed its commitment to The Blues, announcing today that it will become the Super Rugby Club’s Principal Partner
  • Blues News: Edition Ten

    08 Apr 2015 We've got some exciting new announcements in the Blues camp, read more in our latest edition of Blues News
  • Blues back to Eden Park fortress

    08 Apr 2015 The Blues return to their fortress of Eden Park for the first time this season to host the Brumbies on Friday night.
  • All Black loose forward re-signs for the Blues

    08 Apr 2015 Outstanding loose forward Steven Luatua has pledged his allegiance to the Blues and New Zealand Rugby for a further two years
  • The Blue Print: Round Eight

    04 Apr 2015 The Blues entered the fray at Waikato Stadium this past Saturday, putting their all in to the game. But it was a Chiefs night, with the home side winning 23-16
  • Blues Hope Piutau Will Play Next Year

    02 Apr 2015 The Blues are keen to retain the services of Charles Piutau for the 2016 Super Rugby season.
  • Round 8: Chiefs v Blues

    01 Apr 2015 Former All Black Sevens player Pita Ahki will make his season debut for the Blues in their Super Rugby clash against the chiefs in Hamilton on Saturday.
  • Ahki Makes Season Debut For Blues

    01 Apr 2015 Former All Black Sevens player Pita Ahki will make his season debut for the Blues in their Super Rugby clash against the chiefs in Hamilton on Saturday.
  • Blues and Coastguard team up

    01 Apr 2015 The Blues team is helping Coastguard achieve its mission of saving lives at sea by helping to educate Kiwis on how to stay safe when out on the water.
  • Blues News: Edition Nine

    01 Apr 2015 The Blues team has some exciting events coming up - including awesome offers for Junior Rugby players and an opportunity to train like the Blues team!
  • Blues in NZ U20 team

    31 Mar 2015 Two Blues players have been selected for the New Zealand Under-20 team to compete in the Oceania Championship in May.
  • Kaino commits to Blues, NZ Rugby for 3 years

    31 Mar 2015 Inspirational loose forward Jerome Kaino has committed himself for the next three years to New Zealand Rugby, the Blues and Auckland Rugby.
  • The Blue Print: Round Seven

    29 Mar 2015 The team took on 2014 champions the Waratahs on their home turf this Saturday. A series of tough calls put the team on the defensive, resulting in a 23-11 loss.
  • Bowden to debut as injured players return

    27 Mar 2015 The Blues line-up for Saturday's match against the Waratahs in Sydney is here, with some notable changes in the team and the return of captain Jerome Kaino
  • Train like the Blues

    27 Mar 2015 Want to lose weight? Want to get fitter? Come train like the BLUES…
  • Bowden to debut as injured players return

    26 Mar 2015 The Blues line-up for Saturday's match against the Waratahs in Sydney is here, with some notable changes in the team and the return of captain Jerome Kaino
  • Blues News: Edition Eight

    25 Mar 2015 The team has trained through the bye and is now ready for a massive fight against the Waratahs in Sydney for Round 7
  • Team nutrition with Dave Shaw

    24 Mar 2015 Ever wondered what it takes to fuel a professional rugby player? Our team nutritionist breaks the meals down for us.
  • Blues News: Edition Seven

    18 Mar 2015 The Blues are in their first bye week for 2015, providing an opportunity to rest and recuperate. Ever wondered what the team get up to during their time off? Take a read here.
  • Blues News: Edition Six

    11 Mar 2015 The Blues speak out about where the team is at and what direction they are heading in
  • All Black front row packs down

    11 Mar 2015 Tony Woodcock, James Parsons and Charlie Faumuina were named to start in Friday’s game, with record-setting hooker Keven Mealamu to come off the bench.
  • MAGS wins inaugural Westie Pies Blues 10s

    09 Mar 2015 It was a full day of competition on Saturday when 16 high schools gathered for an exciting 10s tournament hosted by Westie Pies and the Blues
  • Blues A XV starting line-up against Pampas

    05 Mar 2015 The Blues A XV team to face the visiting Argentinian Pampas this Friday has been announced.
  • Blues News: Edition Five

    04 Mar 2015 Records are falling, centurions are capped and the development team are about to face a fierce Argentinian side. Take a look to see what the Blues team is up to this week.
  • Mealamu to break Super Rugby record

    04 Mar 2015 Mealamu has been named in the starting line-up to meet the Lions from South Africa which will be his 163rd appearance in Super Rugby.
  • Blues A XV to face visiting Pampas

    03 Mar 2015 The Blues A XV will open an exciting weekend of rugby this coming Friday when they take on the visiting Argentinian Pampas XV at Pakuranga Rugby Football Club.
  • Explosive Rene Ranger to return

    03 Mar 2015 Explosive attacking back Rene Ranger is to return to the Blues next season and will be available to play for North Harbour in the ITM Cup this year.
  • The Blue Print: Round Three

    28 Feb 2015 The Blues team was defeated by the Cheetahs in a nail-biting 25-24 finish in Bloemfontein. Read more here.
  • Kaino to reach 100 caps for Blues

    26 Feb 2015 New Zealand Rugby has congratulated Blues captain Jerome Kaino who will bring up his century of Super Rugby games against the Cheetahs in South Africa this week.
  • Faumuina, Tuipuloto to start in South Africa

    26 Feb 2015 All Blacks Charlie Faumuina and Patrick Tuipulotu will make their first starts of the season for the Blues against the Cheetahs at Bloemfontein on Saturday morning
  • Blues and Hurricanes Under-20

    25 Feb 2015 The Blues U20 side faced a strong Hurricanes side in Taupo earlier this afternoon. The side fell 13-38 to the Hurricanes, but can take plenty of positives according to coaches.
  • Blues News: Edition Four

    25 Feb 2015 A 10s Tournament, a New Zealander of the Year nomination and a chance to travel with the team. There are exciting times ahead for the Blues!
  • Blues announce Under 20 team

    23 Feb 2015 The Blues have named a strong Under 20 team for the fixture against the Hurricanes in Taupo this coming Wednesday.
  • Moala returns to New Zealand, team announced

    20 Feb 2015 The team to face the Stormers this weekend in round two of the Super Rugby conference has been announced, read more here.
  • Blues News: Edition Three

    18 Feb 2015 After months of pre-season training, the Super Rugby season is well and truly under way. Check out what the team has been up to prepare for the game.
  • Woodcock Returns, Cowan Debuts for Blues

    16 Feb 2015 Starting line-up for Round One
  • The Blue Print: Round One

    16 Feb 2015 The Blues faced a fierce but ultimately disappointing loss against the Chiefs in the opening game of the 2015 Super Rugby. Read more about it here.
  • Blues Development XV to play Saturday

    13 Feb 2015 The Blues have named their first Development XV for the 2015 season to play the Chiefs Development at QBE Stadium on Saturday (kick off 5.05pm).
  • Starship backing the Blues

    13 Feb 2015 The Blues, who kick off their Investec Super Rugby campaign at home on Saturday, will carry Starship branding on the back of their jerseys this season.
  • Woodcock Returns, Cowan Debuts for Blues

    12 Feb 2015 Blues centurion and World Cup hero Tony Woodcock returns to Investec Super Rugby for the first time in eight months for Saturday’s opening round of the 2015 season.
  • Ioane signs with Blues

    10 Feb 2015 Teenage star Akira Ioane has been confirmed to join the Blues, it was announced today.
  • Blues News: Edition Two

    10 Feb 2015 The team is getting ready for their opening match against the Chiefs this weekend, read about what has been going on at Blues HQ
  • Final pre-season game a success

    06 Feb 2015 The Blues enjoyed a win over the Hurricanes to boost their Investec Super Rugby campaign which kicks off next week.
  • Pre-season: Blues v Hurricanes

    05 Feb 2015 It's the final pre-season hit out for the Blues this Friday at QBE Stadium! See who the Blues are putting out on the field.
  • Blues Open Day this Sunday

    04 Feb 2015 Come along to QBE Stadium this Sunday from 10am-12pm to meet the 2015 Blues squad!
  • Blues News: Edition One

    04 Feb 2015 Welcome to the first edition of Blues News for the 2015 season. The countdown has begun and with just 10 days until our first game against the Chiefs, the excitement is building at Blues HQ.
  • Blues to build at Alexandra Park

    03 Feb 2015 The Blues today confirmed that the organisation will move to a purpose-built, world-class training and administrative headquarters at Alexandra Park
  • Blues to face Hurricanes in pre-season

    02 Feb 2015 The Blues will meet the Hurricanes at 4pm this Waitangi Day for a pre-season match at QBE Stadium in Albany, continuing what has become a 20 year rivalry.
  • Blues right on target

    02 Feb 2015 The 2015 Investec Super Rugby season was launched today with a fans and player team archery competition at College Rifles Rugby Club.
  • TrueBlues 2015 Member's Breakfast

    02 Feb 2015 More than 400 Blues supporters arrived at Eden Park’s Hall of Legends last week for the annual TrueBlues member's breakfast.
  • First hit-out important for Blues

    30 Jan 2015 The Blues fell 41-20 to the Chiefs in the team's first pre-season game of the year
  • Pre-season: Blues v Chiefs

    29 Jan 2015 It's game day for the Blues and the Chiefs up at Toll Stadium in Whangarei! Take a look at the full line-up.
  • Valentines Day lounge offer for Blues v Chiefs

    29 Jan 2015 Romance will be in the air at the opening game of the 2015 Super Rugby season.
  • Blues winger to head to UK

    27 Jan 2015 Blues winger Frank Halai will join English club Wasps next season, it was confirmed by the club today.
  • Charlie Faumuina re-signs for two years

    22 Jan 2015 All Blacks prop Charlie Faumuina has re-committed to the Blues and New Zealand Rugby to the end of 2017.
  • Moala to return to Blues environment

    21 Jan 2015 Media release regarding George Moala's recent trial
  • Parsons Returns to Blues

    19 Jan 2015 The newest All Black is back in training with the Blues today, marking the end of an 8-week break after the Northern Tour.
  • Peter Saili released from contract

    16 Jan 2015 The Blues and New Zealand Rugby have reached agreement with Blues loose forward Peter Saili to terminate his employment with immediate effect.
  • TrueBlues member off to Melbourne

    05 Jan 2015 TrueBlues member wins trip to Melbourne for purchasing membership before December 23.


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