Nonu's back in the City of Sails where he's making an impression on his younger teammates.
The 23-year-old says Leon MacDonald stepping into the head coaching role has been a smooth transition.
Blues coach Leon MacDonald said both players have proven their leadership qualities in the Mitre 10 Cup.
The Blues announced today that MacDonald will be in charge with Umaga staying on as a defensive coach.
Former All Black captain will be the defence coach after restructure, despite recently signing a new contract.
Aumua will have some stiff competition with Nonu, SBW, TJ Faiane and young gun Taniela Tele'a chasing for spots in the midfield.
The All Blacks winger re-signed with New Zealand Rugby yesterday.
Hart is joined by Richard Dellabarca and Sam Lotu-Iiga as new additions.
The former All Blacks midfielder has linked up with the Auckland club.
Bolton Equities Limited have been made to sell their shares to NZR.
The Taniwha led at halftime before Auckland's class told.
George Bridge is the solitary player selected from the champions.
Cross-code star and his Blues teammates have been called "beautiful writers."
The All Blacks front rower is heading north to the Blues next year.
Tu'inukuafe will be hoping to turn the Blues' fortunes around.
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The legendary All Black was made a scapegoat by a side overloaded with on and off-field issues.
Sir John's time in Auckland may see him never coach again.
"The choice to be out at 5am the week before a test is not a good professional choice," Hansen said.
Ioane says the incident after the Blues loss to the Melbourne Rebels last night wasn't serious.
The revelation contradicts judiciary statement about why Crusaders prop's ban was halved.
Crusaders and Hurricanes face off this week to determine top NZ side.
The Blues' struggles continued, falling to a gutsy 32-24 defeat in Auckland.
Coach Tana Umaga has named a settled side for the Blues' clash with the 2017 champions.
The former All Blacks fullback will link up with Tana Umaga next year to coach the Blues.
The Blues have failed to fire in Umaga's three seasons in charge.
Umaga will link up with his old All Blacks teammate Leon MacDonald, who will be his assistant.
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He promises that he is not intending to cause trouble when he returns to Parliament.
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