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Rugby's first tentative steps towards next month's anticipated return brings several new norms but also the realisation from a per…

Online Editors
20 May, 17:38

The Blues have walked away from a hastily-arranged game-of-three-halves undefeated after beating the Crusaders and Chiefs in Cambr…

Alex McLeod
19 Feb, 20:42

Melbourne Rebels halfback Michael Ruru has put his hand up as a surprise candidate for a Wallabies jersey when Michael Cheika's si…

Online Editors
10 May, 21:58

The Blues coaches are ecstatic about picking up Tasman-product Anton Segner, the 20-year-old German-born loose forward that has be…

Ben Smith
23 Nov, 0:44

Of the 31 rookies signing with Kiwi Super Rugby Pacific sides for the first times in their careers, none warrant attention like Ro…

Alex McLeod
21 Nov, 14:15

A day after confirming the retention of Zarn Sullivan and Bryce Heem, the Blues have announced the signings of five young stars fo…

Alex McLeod
16 Nov, 23:34

The Blues have claimed their first Super Rugby title in 18 years. How did the champion players rate in the Trans-Tasman final?

Alex McLeod
19 Jun, 18:00

Leon MacDonald has made just one change to the Blues for their Super Rugby Trans-Tasman showdown with the Highlanders at Eden Park…

Online Editors
16 Jun, 22:13

Blues coach Leon MacDonald has named a settled team for his side's final regular-season match of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman against …

Tom Vinicombe
09 Jun, 22:18

Here's how the Blues rated following their 31-24 victory over the Queensland Reds at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on Friday.

Mike Rehu
04 Jun, 19:08

The Blues have re-called three All Blacks, including their captain, into their starting side to face the Reds at Suncorp Stadium o…

Sam Smith
01 Jun, 22:47

It was the classic game of two halves at Eden Park as the Blues survived a wave of pressure from a solid Brumbies side to pull awa…

Tom Raine
29 May, 13:51

Leon MacDonald has urged his side to not get ahead of themselves as the Blues prepare for a tough outing against a hardy Brumbies …

Online Editors
26 May, 23:14

Ioane talked about learning a few lessons and rediscovering his love for the game and a lot of us went down the lazy route of decl…

Hamish Bidwell
26 Apr, 21:54

It's hard to believe that the Blues were prepared to use a midfielder who hadn't started all year as the centre piece of their gam…

Ben Smith
26 Apr, 19:57

Even though the Blues got their share of possession, they looked too anxious. They missed seven tackles in the first nine minutes …

Mike Rehu
25 Apr, 4:10