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While there'll be some vindication that Blues replacement hooker Kurt Eklund has been handed a ban for an illegal tackle on Crusad…

Tom Vinicombe
22 Mar, 19:32

Blues hooker Kurt Eklund was the beneficiary of the firing maul, scoring a hat-trick in the 46-16 win over Moana Pasifika at Eden …

Ben Smith
02 Apr, 16:48

By all accounts, Kurt Eklund was somewhat of a revelation for the Blues in 2020. In a cruel twist of fate, the hooker missed out o…

Sam Smith
04 Feb, 17:04

Auckland Blues hooker Kurt Eklund says being locked down over the past two weeks had made for some "interesting times" but he was …

31 Aug, 21:50

There is a relatively settled look to the Blues team for their final regular season clash at Eden Park in the DHL Super Rugby Paci…

Sam Smith
11 May, 22:16

Three key figures for the Blues did their All Blacks chances no harm in their mammoth 71-28 win over the Rebels on Friday night.

Tom Vinicombe
06 May, 12:16

In the wake of the Blues' sizeable 71-28 victory over the Rebels, coach Leon MacDonald has praised his side's performance followin…

Tom Vinicombe
06 May, 10:45

After conceding 14 points in the opening five minutes, it appeared that the Blues were set for a long night against the Rebels at …

Sam Smith
06 May, 4:31

Star first-five Beauden Barrett won't feature for the Blues in this weekend's Super Rugby Pacific clash against the Melbourne Rebe…

Alex McLeod
03 May, 21:51

The Western Force have avoided focusing on their recent run of horror starts in a bid to overcome the worrying trend in Friday nig…

28 Apr, 5:11

Seven All Blacks have returned to the Blues lineup for Saturday's Super Rugby Pacific clash against the Force in Perth.

Alex McLeod
27 Apr, 2:39

At the halfway stage of Super Rugby Pacific, All Blacks boss Ian Foster should have a decent idea of who is fit to make the cut fo…

Alex McLeod
20 Apr, 2:50

Less than 18 months out from the next World Cup, the wizened figures of Codie Taylor and Dane Coles will seriously come under the …

Tom Vinicombe
19 Apr, 10:00

Blues head coach Leon MacDonald has been labelled as "the future of the All Blacks coaching staff" by an All Blacks great.

Sam Smith
17 Apr, 22:17

Against the Blues on Friday evening, Scott Barrett became the third All Blacks to be sent off in a Super Rugby Pacific match in fo…

Sam Smith
15 Apr, 12:49

There was a sense from the Blues that now was their time, the Crusaders were ripe for the picking and that the Blues’ improved g…

Mike Rehu
15 Apr, 6:07