Melbourne Rebels took on the Blues at Eden Park on Saturday and lost 36-30, with the first half proving their downfall.
On a night when the Blues had so many reasons to front, they instead dished up a muddled and messy display. Their 23-18 victory over the Sharks was the definition of winning ugly.
Chiefs first-five Aaron Cruden continued his push for the All Blacks No.10 jersey as he orchestrated a 29-23 victory over the Blues in their Super Rugby clash in Hamilton on Friday.
The Blues have done enough to beat a depleted Jaguares 24-16 in an untidy Super Rugby match in Auckland.
A week after stunning defending champions the Highlanders, the Tana Umaga-coached Blues produced a disjointed display in Christchurch as the Crusaders cruised to a 28-13 win.
The Auckland Blues held off a late surge from the Otago Highlanders to stun the reigning Super Rugby champions 33-31 in a thrilling all-New Zealand 2016 season-opener at Eden Park on Friday.
Sir John Kirwan has resigned as coach of the Blues' Super Rugby team after overseeing their worst-ever season.
The Highlanders will head into the Super Rugby playoffs with confidence after trouncing the lowly Blues 44-7 on a soggy night at Eden Park.
All Blacks five-eighth Dan Carter was perfect with his goal kicking and set up a try with a pin-point cross kick as the Canterbury Crusaders kept alive their slim chances of making the Super Rugby playoffs with a 34-11 win over the Auckland Blues.
The Blues continue to bleed talent with highly-regarded prop Angus Ta'avao moving to the Waratahs to seek another path to test rugby.
Waratahs vow to "make amends" against the Cheetahs this week, with a brand of rugby as tough as it ever was. Can they stay on the right side of the referee's whistle?
Runaway leaders the Hurricanes have added to a miserable Super Rugby season for the Blues with a 29-5 win in slippery conditions at Eden Park.
The Blues battled hard in the face of some late pressure to overcome the Bulls 23-18 at Eden Park on Friday as the struggling New Zealanders registered just their third victory of the Super Rugby season.
Melbourne Rebels put on a mature, measured performance to score a bonus-point victory over the Blues at AAMI Park on Friday night.
Blues rugby star George Moala has been discharged without conviction for assaulting a man in an Auckland bar brawl.
The Blues' easy victory over the bottom-of-the-table Force reinforced the growing reputation of teenage loose forward Akira Ioane.
The Blues are looking to the comforts of home to provide a forgettable Super Rugby campaign with late respectability.
The Western Force will be aiming to avoid an unwanted slice of history when they take on the Blues in Saturday's Super Rugby clash in Auckland.
The Crusaders' 29-15 bonus-point win over the Blues at AMI Stadium on Saturday night has ensured they remain in Super Rugby playoff contention.
A brutally efficient first half set up the Highlanders for a 30-24 Super Rugby win over the Blues at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.