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2005

Games Played Games Won Games Lost Games Drawn Bye Games Bonus Points Total Points Table Position
11 6 5 0 0 3 24 7th
Finals
  • Round
    Date
    Match
    Result
  • Semi
    Fri 20 May
    Crusaders v Hurricanes
    47 - 7
    12:00 a.m. Jade Stadium
  • Semi
    Sat 21 May
    Waratahs v Bulls
    23 - 13
    12:00 a.m. Sydney Football Stadium
  • Final
    Sat 28 May
    Crusaders v Waratahs
    35 - 25
    12:00 a.m. Jade Stadium
Draw and Results
  • Round
    Date
    Match
    Result
  • 1
    Fri 25 Feb
    Highlanders v Blues
    W 14 - 30
    7:30 p.m. Carisbrook

    Highlanders
    14 (Danny Lee try; Ben Blair 3 pen)

    Blues
    30 (Keven Mealamu, David Gibson, Xavier Rush tries; Luke McAlister 2 con, 3 pen)

  • 2
    Fri 4 Mar
    Blues v Reds
    W 18 - 15
    7:30 p.m. Eden Park

    Blues
    18 (Carlos Spencer, Luke McAlister tries; McAlister con, 2 pen)

    Reds
    15 (Wendell Sailor, Daniel Heenan tries; Elton Flatley con, pen)

  • 3
    Sat 12 Mar
    Chiefs v Blues
    L 18 - 9
    7:30 p.m. Waikato Stadium

    Chiefs
    18 (Soseni Anesi, Loki Crichton tries; David Hill con, 2 pen)

    Blues
    9 (Luke McAlister 3 pen)

  • 4
    Sat 19 Mar
    Blues v Crusaders
    L 19 - 41
    7:30 p.m. Eden Park

    Blues
    19 (Joe Rokocoko, Isa Nacewa, Tasesa Lavea tries; Lavea 2 con)

    Crusaders
    41 (Caleb Ralph 2, Justin Marshall, Rico Gear, Leon MacDonald, penalty try; Daniel Carter 4 con, pen)

  • 6
    Sat 2 Apr
    Blues v Brumbies
    W 17 - 0
    7:30 p.m. Eden Park

    Blues
    17 (Doug Howlett, Luke McAlister tries; McAlister 2 con, pen)

  • 7
    Sat 9 Apr
    Blues v Lions
    W 23 - 6
    7:30 p.m. North Harbour Stadium

    Blues
    23 (Brad Mika, Doug Howlett, Joe Rokocoko tries; Luke McAlister 2 pen)

    Lions
    6 (Andre Pretorius pen, dropped goal)

  • 8
    Sat 16 Apr
    Blues v Sharks
    W 36 - 13
    7:30 p.m. Eden Park

    Blues
    36 (Malili Muliaina 2, Tasesa Lavea, Joe Rokocoko, Doug Howlett tries; Luke McAlister 4 con, pen)

    Sharks
    13 (Cedric Mkize try; Conrad Barnard con, 2 pen)

  • 9
    Sat 23 Apr
    Stormers v Blues
    W 24 - 37
    7:30 p.m. Newlands Stadium

    Stormers
    24 (Tonderai Chavanga, Jean de Villiers, De Wet Barry tries; Gaffie du Toit 3 con, pen)

    Blues
    37 (Tasesa Lavea 2, Joe Rokocoko 2, Rua Tipoki, Xavier Rush tries; Luke McAlister 2 con, pen)

  • 10
    Sat 30 Apr
    Bulls v Blues
    L 38 - 24
    7:30 p.m. Loftus Versfeld

    Bulls
    38 (Bryan Habana 2, Ettienne Botha 2, Akona Ndungane tries; Morne Steyn 2 con, 3 pen)

    Blues
    24 (Isa Nacewa, Doug Howlett, Malili Muliaina tries; Luke McAlister 3 con, pen)

  • 11
    Fri 6 May
    Blues v Hurricanes
    L 10 - 22
    7:30 p.m. Eden Park

    Blues
    10 (Isa Nacewa try; Luke McAlister con, pen)

    Hurricanes
    22 (Ben Herring, Lome Fa'atau, Ross Kennedy tries; Jimmy Gopperth 2 con, pen)

  • 12
    Fri 13 May
    Waratahs v Blues
    L 25 - 20
    7:30 p.m. Sydney Football Stadium

    Waratahs
    25 (Nathan Grey, David Lyons, Peter Hewat tries; Hewat 2 con, 2 pen)

    Blues
    20 (Doug Howlett, Justin Collins tries; Luke McAlister 2 con, 2 pen)

Coaching Staff

Peter Sloane, Joe Schmidt, David Nucifora

Manager

Ant Strachan

Captain

Xavier Rush

Head coach Peter Sloane’s final campaign starts promisingly but a slump of three losses in the final three weeks sees the Blues slip to seventh.

DANIEL BRAID - 2005 Player of the Year

Disappointing end leaves Blues in seventh

Outgoing coach Peter Sloane’s fourth and final campaign started promisingly with just the franchise’s second victory at Carisbrook over the Highlanders, followed by a narrow 18-15 win over the Queensland Reds.

But losses to both the Chiefs (9-18) and the Crusaders followed – the latter a crushing 41-19 defeat which had the Eden Park faithful totally silenced by the 34-0 halftime scoreline.

The Blues managed four consecutive victories, but a slump of three losses in the final three weeks saw the Blues slip to seventh on the table.

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