'It's huge': What the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final means to the Highlanders - and why the Blues are underdogs
An ex-All Black and a Super Rugby title-winner have shut down concerns over the validity of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman just days before the competition's final.
'Big news coming': Beauden Barrett returns to Blues training as Otere Black struck by injury ahead of final
'We'll be sweating on a few guys': Blues reveal injury concerns for key players ahead of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final
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'It wasn't a relief at all': Blues coach Leon MacDonald takes no pleasure in Crusaders' final miss
The Blues, who were formally known as the Auckland Blues, are one of New Zealand’s representatives in Super Rugby. Although the side haven’t performed well in recent years, the Blues are still one of the most successful teams in the history of the competition.
Read on to learn even more about the Blues. As well as reading an in-depth history of the side, on this page you can also see the team’s latest results and fixtures.