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# blues - Friday 17 November, 2017

Sign of intent from newly-promoted Waterford as Bohs striker Akinade and French midfielder arrive

The Blues will make a long-awaited return to the top flight as First Division champions next season.

# blues - Thursday 2 November, 2017

A Bridge too far: What's gone wrong at Chelsea this season?

Chelsea were well beaten in Rome this week.

# blues - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Sensational Duggan equaliser in stoppage time earns Limerick decisive draw in Inchicore

The draw means Limerick remain two points above St Pat’s as the relegation battle in the Premier Division intensifies.

# blues - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Cardiff Blues on the hunt for new coach as Wilson declines new deal

The forwards-focused coach has reportedly been the subject of interest from Northampton.

# blues - Friday 16 June, 2017

'The opportunity of a lifetime came up in one of the coolest cities in the world'

James Lowe speaks about his decision to join Leinster on a three-year deal.

# blues - Friday 9 June, 2017

'I've been coached since I was 14 to celebrate stuff like that'

Maro Itoje and Kyle Sinckler faced some criticism after the Lions’ defeat to the Blues.

# blues - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Analysis: The Lions backs need to find their clinical edge rapidly

While the forwards were impressive against the Blues, the backs have work to do.

# blues - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

'He’s a monster' - Sonny Bill Williams shows his All Black class against Lions

The Blues centre was in superb form against the tourists at Eden Park.

No time for Lions self-pity as they get on the road to Christchurch

Warren Gatland’s squad face the best Kiwi Super Rugby side on Saturday.

'I don’t think there's a lot of difference between the Super Rugby sides and All Blacks'

Warren Gatland says he is happy to have tough tests in the build-up to the All Blacks clashes.

Pressure mounts on Gatland's Lions as brilliant Blues win in style

Warren Gatland’s men were poor again as they suffered a 22-16 defeat at Eden Park.

As it happened: Auckland Blues v The Lions

We followed the second game of the 2017 tour as Warren Gatland’s side faced Super Rugby opposition.

Gaeilgeor Robbie Henshaw set to light up his Lions tour against the Blues

The Leinster man is one of the new faces in the Lions team for the clash at Eden Park.

# blues - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'They'd love to see me get smashed' - Payne on familiar soil in Auckland

The Ireland centre left the Blues for Ulster back in 2011.

Fasting for Ramadan, Sonny Bill Williams hungry to bring down the Lions

The Blues centre has recovered from a knee issue to start at inside centre tomorrow.

# blues - Monday 5 June, 2017

Payne, Henshaw, McGrath and Stander start the Lions' second game

Welshman Ken Owens will captain Warren Gatland’s side in Auckland on Wednesday.

Blues name eight All Blacks in team to face the Lions in Auckland Sbw

Blues name eight All Blacks in team to face the Lions in Auckland

Sonny Bill Williams has been pencilled into the XV for Wednesday’s game.

Impressive centre Te'o backs Johnny Sexton to 'grow into' Lions tour

The Ireland out-half made uncharacteristic errors against the Provincial Barbarians on Saturday.

# blues - Sunday 28 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trailblazing rock star Gregg Allman dies aged 69 Allman Brothers

Trailblazing rock star Gregg Allman dies aged 69

The Allman Brothers shot to fame with hits such as Whipping Post and Midnight Rider.

# blues - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Fresh sense of optimism at Limerick as new regime gets first three points on the board

Manager Neil McDonald and forward Chiedozie Ogbene were delighted with last night’s win at Dalymount Park.

# blues - Monday 15 May, 2017

Ex-Newcastle defender and former Blackpool boss in the running for Limerick job

Steve Watson, Neil McDonald and Kevin Nugent are all hoping to be named as Martin Russell’s successor.

# blues - Saturday 6 May, 2017

WATCH: Lions and Chiefs power to dominant victories in Super Rugby

It wasn’t all plain sailing for the Blues, meanwhile.

# blues - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Hazard inspires from the bench to help fire Chelsea into FA Cup final

Matic hit a screamer, and Willian scored a brace in a thrilling win over Tottenham.

# blues - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Sonny Bill set for first 15s appearance since 2015 World Cup final Sbw

Sonny Bill set for first 15s appearance since 2015 World Cup final

He hasn’t played since tearing his Achilles tendon on sevens duty during the Rio Olympics.

# blues - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Comeback kings Crusaders defy injuries to prevail, Highlanders also win at a cost

A host of All Blacks – Israel Dagg, Seta Tamanivalu, Waisake Naholo and Lima Sopoaga – suffered injuries as their teams won in Super Rugby.

# blues - Monday 13 February, 2017

All Black lock to join Pat Lam at Bristol next season

“I have a fantastic relationship with Pat and I enjoyed working with him at the Blues,” said Steven Luatua

# blues - Sunday 1 January, 2017

New boy Deegan makes historic 'mark' as Dubs start with a win

Mossy Quinn was the star of the show.

# blues - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

All Blacks prop Charlie Faumuina confirms French move

The 46-times capped New Zealand international will play for Toulouse next season.

# blues - Thursday 27 October, 2016

'As you see with Bundee, Pacific Islanders can all dance and entertain!'

Connacht head coach Pat Lam told us about his journey through the Polynesian-influenced Auckland rugby scene.

# blues - Friday 14 October, 2016

'I'm trying to find who bet the money!' - Conte laughs off rumours he's set for the sack

Speculation suggested the Chelsea boss was about to lose his job after heavy betting came in yesterday.

# blues - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Kaino power can't stop Hurricanes, 'Tahs pack 9 tries into win over Sunwolves in Tokyo Caned This post contains videos

Kaino power can't stop Hurricanes, 'Tahs pack 9 tries into win over Sunwolves in Tokyo

Here’s the Super Rugby you missed while enjoying a well-earned lie-in this morning.

# blues - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Irish international Jamie Hagan makes first Super Rugby start in 10-try thriller Super Rugby This post contains videos

Irish international Jamie Hagan makes first Super Rugby start in 10-try thriller

Blues and Rebels served up a classic while Highlanders ended their losing run.

# blues - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Analysis: The Chiefs' brilliant 'tackle only' tactic backfired against the Blues

The ingenious defensive tactic has made a return in Super Rugby this year.

# blues - Friday 26 February, 2016

Umaga's Blues came out on top of a terrific 7-try shoot-out to start the Super Rugby season

In Canberra, the Brumbies scored seven tries of their own to blow the Hurricanes away.

# blues - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Jerome Kaino was sent off for this ferocious right hand in a pre-season match Blues This post contains videos

Jerome Kaino was sent off for this ferocious right hand in a pre-season match

The All Black flanker could miss the start of the Super Rugby season for the incident.

# blues - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Costa strike gets Chelsea and Mourinho back to winning ways

The Spain international has struggled for form this season but his second-half effort gave the Blues all three points against the Canaries.

# blues - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Tana Umaga has landed a Super Rugby head coach's job

He’s got a tough job on his hands in Auckland.

# blues - Friday 15 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'King of the Blues' BB King has died, aged 89 RIP

'King of the Blues' BB King has died, aged 89

One of the star’s best known songs – his U2 duet ‘Love Comes to Town’ – reached number 1 in the Irish Singles Chart in 1989.

From The Daily Edge 'King of the Blues' BB King has died, aged 89 RIP

'King of the Blues' BB King has died, aged 89

One of the star’s best known songs – his U2 duet ‘Love Comes to Town’ – reached number 1 in the Irish Singles Chart in 1989.

# blues - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Ulster's big-money marquee signing picked up a worrying injury for the Blues

Charles Piutau was forced off as the Blues beat the Force in Auckland.

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