Blues

  • Blues’ new-look midfield

    The Blues will field the midfield combination of Isaia Toeava and Anthony Tuitavake in Saturday's semi-final against the Sharks in Durban.

  • Williams-less Blues ‘focused’ on semi

    Australian David Nucifora, the coach of New Zealand's Blues, is adamant that the drama surrounding the dismissal of All Blacks lock Ali Williams is a...

  • Williams to smooth out his ‘rough edges’

    A rueful Blues lock Ali Williams said he has "a few rough edges" to smooth out. Speaking to the media on Wednesday, the All Black...

  • Nucifora: ‘Sharks have more to lose than us’

    Blues coach David Nucifora has turned the tables on the top-of-the-log Sharks, insisting the South Africans have more to lose than their New Zealand counterparts...

  • Ali Williams left hanging by Qantas

    It appears the Australians are not wasting any time in revelling in All Black lock Ali Williams' distress, with a Qantas error ensuring he had...

  • McAlister out for Semi-Final

    Luke McAlister will miss the Blues Super 14 semi-final against the Sharks after picking up a hamstring injury in Friday night's win over the Western...

  • McAlister out, but Blues upbeat

    The Blues won in Perth and flew the width of Australia to Sydney to wait and see what happened in South Africa. As a result...

  • Blues book a play-off spot

    The Blues booked their place in the Super 14 play-offs with an emphatic 33-6 win over the Western Force in Perth on Friday, a win...

  • Mealamu drops out of Blues

    Blues coach David Nucifora has continued his selectional sideline of his star All Blacks, this time dropping hooker Keven Mealamu, who joins Ali Williams on...

  • McAlister answers Blues’ SOS

    All Black utility back Luke McAlister has answered an SOS from the Blues, as they hope to salvage their faltering Super 14 campaign, when they...

  • Nucifora axes his All Blacks

    Blues coach David Nucifora - naming what he calls the "strongest team available based on consistency, form and what is required to beat the Bulls"...

  • Smokin’ Joe looks to the legacy

    As the chasing pack looks set to reel the Blues in on this year's Super 14 points table, the ever-potent Auckland outfit would do well...

  • Trials and tribulations of Troy

    Perhaps the kingpin of a Blues resurgence this year has been the mature and hardened leadership of Troy Flavell. Something of a prodigal son for...

  • Stormers give Auckland the Blues

    The Stormers have won and lost in sequence this year, and after losing last week are due for a victory this week. That's how the...

  • How Blues weathered ‘inconsistency’ storm

    The Stormers, the epitome of inconsistency on the rugby field, can look towards their opponents this week, the Blues, on how to a find a...

  • Blues go black for Cape crusade

    Blues coach David Nucifora has included his frontline All Blacks for his side's crucial clash with the Stormers on Saturday in Cape Town.

  • Storm(ers) clouds gathering for Blues

    Blues captain Troy Flavell feels the Stormers' unpredictability and their inconsistency this year may well be their two biggest allies when the two sides go...

  • McAlister to France?

    Leading French Rugby weekly Midi Olympique has reported that Blues and All Blacks midfielder Luke McAlister has signed a two-year deal with French club Toulouse.

  • Sharks’ tactics give Nucifora the Blues

    The Blues have cried foul over the tactics employed by South African Super 14 powerhouse outfit the Sharks, with Blues coach David Nucifora also running...

  • Taumoepeau, McAlister to miss road trip

    The Blues, who depart on a three-match tour to South Africa and Australia on Monday, will leave behind injured stars Saimone Taumoepeau and Luke McAlister.

  • Blues v Sharks preview

    The Sharks come off the back of their thrashing of the Reds, a victory that has served to re-ignite the psychological drive of their campaign...

  • Sharks bash Blues

    The Sharks come off the back of their thrashing of the Reds, a victory that has served to re-ignite the psychological drive of their campaign...

  • Slamming Sammy looks ahead

    Europe-bound Blues centre Sam Tuitupou has asserted that there is no time to relax for the top of the log Auckland-based franchise.

  • Classy Blues shut Cheetahs out

    The Blues simply had too much class, pace and power for the Cheetahs and ran out comfortable 26-8 winners in their Super 14 Round 10...

  • Blues name team to face Cheetahs

    The Blues have named their team to face the Cheetahs on Good Friday. Those wishing to attend the match should note that Public transport does...

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