Event Details


Blues v Lions

Eden Park, Auckland

7:35 PM


Blues opt for Perofeta at first five-eighths

Blues first five-eighths Stephen Perofeta has had a frustrating first year in Investec Super Rugby but he got a big boost on Monday when named to start against the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on Wednesday.
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Pulu has confidence in young five-eighths

Blues halfback Augustine Pulu believes his new five-eighths partner Stephen Perofeta has the ability to make an instant impact when making his starting debut against the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on Wednesday.
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Tough return for Payne to Eden Park fortress

Back on home soil, but sporting a British & Irish Lions jersey, centre Jared Payne faces a tough return against one of his old teams, the Blues, at Eden Park on Wednesday.
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PREVIEW: Blues v British & Irish Lions

Now the pleasantries and welcomes have been dispensed with it is down to the rugby reasons for the DHL New Zealand Lions Series with the Blues the first Investec Super Rugby cab off the rank to play the Lions on Wednesday.
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Lions want to get on winning roll

Under pressure following their lacklustre first-up win in Whangarei, the British & Irish Lions are looking to up their momentum against the Blues in Auckland on Wednesday.
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Blues claim historic first with win over Lions

Life just got a whole lot tougher for the touring British & Irish Lions who lost to the Blues 22–16 in a stirring encounter at Eden Park on Wednesday.
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OPINION : Learnings for both the Lions and All Blacks in Blues win

Sonny Bill Williams showed he's more than ready for a return to the All Blacks with an impressive performance in the Blues historic 22-16 win against the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park.
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'Blues rugby' won the day over Lions

"Blues rugby won us that game.
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Penalties costing Lions - Gatland

Soft penalties conceded in potentially points producing positions have under-mined the British & Irish Lions in both their games in New Zealand and after Wednesday night's 16-22 loss to the Blues, the message has gone out from coach Warren Gatland.
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