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Promising fullback Sullivan gets second Blues start

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues head to Melbourne for the clash against the Rebels at AAMI Stadium on Saturday evening.   The team will honour experienced midfielder TJ Faiane, who returns to earn his 50th cap, the seventh-highest...

Hurricanes sign NZ Under 20s first-five

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have announced the signing of former Kings College 1st XV captain and New Zealand Under 20s first five-eighth, Aidan Morgan until 2024.   In 2019, the 19-year-old played...

Remembering the amazing Jonah Lomu on his birthday

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Through the years, as the menacing cries of the Haka fill the electric air before every test the All Blacks play, the names and faces of the past legends who donned the renowned jersey are called to mind....

Highly rated fullback to debut as the Blues look to make a statement

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final outing in the Super Rugby Aotearoa competition is more of a start than a finish for the Blues when they host the Chiefs at Eden Park on Saturday evening.   While a bonus point victory...

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman draw finalised

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Rugby Australia (RA) have confirmed the final schedule for Super Rugby Trans-Tasman with additional home matches for the Blues, Hurricanes and Highlanders and trips to Wollongong...

Scarlets and Wales hooker Ryan Elias signs new deal

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hooker Ryan Elias has become the latest Wales international to sign a new deal with the Scarlets.   Hailing from Carmarthen, the 26-year-old is one of a number of home-grown products in the Scarlets...

Blues stop the rot with win over Hurricanes, Reds hammer Rebels

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After suffering back-to-back defeats, the Blues responded with a much-needed win over the Hurricanes in Auckland.   The Blues got their Super Rugby Aotearoa season back on track with a battling 27-17...

Super Rugby Women: Blues Women & Waitomo Wahine Chiefs confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first-ever Super Rugby Women’s match will be played on Saturday 1st of May, 4:35pm at Eden Park between the Blues Women and Waitomo Wahine Chiefs.   "We are up first representing our franchises...

Tuungafasi escapes punishment as he prepares Super Rugby milestone

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black prop Ofa Tuungafasi is set to become the eighth Blues player to reach 100 games when the team travel down SH1 to take on neighbours, the Chiefs in their Super Rugby Aotearoa clash in Hamilton...

Blues 39-17 Highlanders: Rampant hosts underline Super Rugby credentials

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues made it two wins from two games, scoring five tries in a 39-17 victory over the Highlanders in Super Rugby Aotearoa in Auckland on Sunday. The hosts proved unstoppable at Eden Park, practically...