Result: Sunwolves 48 v 21 Blues – 15/07/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Sunwolves finished their campaign on a high after claiming a shock 48-21 victory over the Blues in Tokyo on Saturday. This was not the one-sided contest it was expected to be for the Blues and they were shell-shocked after the Sunwolves produced a superb second half performance which paved the way to…

Preview: Sunwolves v Blues – 15/07/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Blues travel to Tokyo this weekend to take on the Sunwolves for the very first time as the pair’s Super Rugby seasons come to an end. Powerhouses during the Super 12 and Super 14 eras, the Auckland-based team have struggled in recent years, and it’s been no surprise that they were one…

Result: Blues 16 v 16 Chiefs – 26/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Blues and Chiefs could not be separated as they played out a 16-16 draw in their Super Rugby clash at Eden Park on Friday. Rieko Ioane scored the Blues’ only try while the Chiefs crossed through Damian McKenzie and Johnny Faauli, with this result a setback. The Chiefs are now nine points behind…

Preview: Blues v Chiefs – 26/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Chiefs will be looking to make it 12 successive Super Rugby wins over the Blues when the two teams meet at Eden Park on Friday. Super Rugby makes such little sense that fifth spot is where three Kiwi teams hope they will end up, knowing it is the softest route to advancing…

Result: Stormers 30 vs 22 Blues – 19/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Stormers ended their four-match winless run when they claimed a hard-fought 30-22 victory over the Blues in Cape Town on Friday. In a thrilling and uncompromising encounter, played at a frenetic pace, both sides scored three tries apiece although the Stormers finished stronger after the Blues finished the match with 14 players…

Preview: Stormers vs Blues – 19/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Stormers will be looking to turn around a four-match losing streak when they host the Blues at Newlands on Friday. After a humbling tour of New Zealand in which they conceded 155 points in three games, the Stormers will be desperate to prove the gulf between them and the Kiwi sides is not…

Result: Blues 50 vs 32 Cheetahs – 12/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Blues continued with their impressive form of late when they claimed a deserved 50-32 victory over the Cheetahs in Auckland on Friday. In an entertaining encounter, in which both sides ran the ball from all areas of the field, the Blues gradually took control of proceedings and eventually outscored their opponents by…

Preview: Blues vs Cheetahs – 12/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Blues will want to make it three wins out of three when they host the Cheetahs at Eden Park in Auckland on Friday. The Cheetahs have never beaten the Blues in Auckland. In fact, they have a poor away record in general at the moment. They have lost 10 straight away games in…

Result: Waratahs 33 v 40 Blues – 06/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Propelled by a Rieko Ioane brace and 20 points from Piers Francis the Blues turned in a big 40-33 win over the Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday. The Blues showed excellent control in the first 40 minutes and capitalised on poor discipline by the hosts to go 26-0 up, thanks to four penalties…

Preview: Waratahs v Blues – 06/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Waratahs will be looking to turn around their poor home form when they host the Blues in Sydney on Saturday. The ‘Tahs have lost three home games in a row. The last time they suffered more home defeats was in 2012 when they lost four in Sydney to round off their campaign.…

Result: Brumbies 12 v 18 Blues – 30/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby​​ The Blues claimed their first victory in almost a month when they beat the Brumbies 18-12 in Canberra on Sunday. As the scoreline suggests, this was a tight tussle although the Blues were the more enterprising side and they eventually outscored their hosts by three tries to none. The result means New Zealand…

Preview: Brumbies v Blues – 30/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby​​ The Brumbies will hope to end a run of two straight Super Rugby losses when they take on the Blues at GIO Stadium in Canberra this Sunday. Despite this match seeing Australia’s top outfit host a Blues side sitting bottom of the table in New Zealand, they both sit on 17 points. That…